Category Archives: Blog

Exit Stage Left – How getting off the highway can lead to finding your element

Recently I had a very close friend of mine ask me – How do I know what I want to be when I grow up?  How do I find my passion? More importantly how do I get paid for using … READ MORE

It’s like coming to work with children everyday – Maybe its because your behaving like a parent

“I just won’t do it Scott” …… “You’re not listening to me…Yes, you will…just do as you are told Michael and that’s the end of it”. What had happened and why was I now sounding like my father telling me … READ MORE

Why sad songs say so much…

People who are compassionate may be ‘rewarded’ by experiencing pleasure from sad music THE CONVERSATION  September 17, 2016 Tear-jerkers such as Adele’s Someone Like You frequently top the charts these days, while gloomy classical compositions like Mozart’s Requiem have moved people for centuries. Both portray … READ MORE

The Four Burners Theory: The Downside of Work-Life Balance

I read this article on James I started following James because of his tips for physical fitness; however it is his insights about motivation and success that held my interest. James describes himself as: “an author, photographer, and weightlifter. … READ MORE

The Toblerone Challenge – Providing Feedback

Imagine you have a present for someone in your team; it’s appropriate and needed – it also has the potential to improve someone’s life and make their work more fulfilling.  It is not a 1 metre block of Toblerone ™, … READ MORE

Degree or Experience – What’s more important to you?

Article by Scott Timmins Something has dogged me for years and I am not sure what the answer is. So rather that continue to mull over it I thought I would ask our network of professional for their advice? Recently … READ MORE

How BIG is your chair?

Status in the animal kingdom is usually an expression of power or dominance, it’s a ‘pecking order’ and it’s generally fairly static. The dominant matriarch in lion society is number one in the pride and she stays that way until … READ MORE

Making a Mountain out of a Mole Hill – Why we go there

“I have called you all in to let you know that I have just met with the senior directors of the company. They have informed me that there are going to be some big changes coming up. I don’t know … READ MORE

What Do You Do When You’ve Been Institutionalised

If you have ever found yourself at a cross road in life, having to change the way you view the world and how you interacted with it, then you will appreciate how difficult it is to de-institutionalise yourself when facing … READ MORE

Luxury coach driver! – Confessions from an executive coach

How many times have you been talking to a friend and one of you has felt a spring release in your mind. The next words spoken may be something along the lines of, “Why didn’t I think of that?” or … READ MORE