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Public speaking: is it something of a delight, or an aspect you dread?

It’s a common misconception that the best public speakers are born that way, that it’s a natural trait few of us are lucky enough to enjoy. Public speaking isn’t something only politicians or the clergy carry out in their working week – it’s a common element in most careers nowadays. Even if you’re giving a …

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Is a fear of failure damaging your career? How to move through this mental block towards success…

I’ve written a couple of blogs on building confidence, and it’s quite often at the root of clients’ problems. When someone comes to a standstill in their career, it can often be a self-imposed plateau. Sub-consciously, we can be so afraid of failing that we remove the impetus to even try. Instead, we tell ourselves …

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The art of networking, Part 1: How to prevent a conversation stopping before it even starts…

Are you a wallflower when it comes to networking? For some managers and business owners, networking can be terrifying. Although some networkers can glide from group to group with no trouble, others freeze at the prospect of ‘working the room’ – and for some, the thought of meeting new people and having to initiate conversation …

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Do you find it difficult to say ‘no’?

The “n” word.  So short, so sweet and yet so difficult for some to say.  Some of my career coaching and management coaching clients lead lives that are full to the brim with helping others. Yes, they are caring people.  Yes, other people describe them as helpful.  But, if they feel resentful, and can’t seem …

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Confidence, ahoy! How anchoring can bring a clear, effective and positive state of mind

Six steps that will boost your confidence, wherever and whenever you want Anchoring is a simple and effective psychometric tool/technique I often use with my executive coaching clients, to ensure they’re in their most effective state of mind for any task. Anchoring is a natural process.  Every one of us will be familiar with the …

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