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limiting belief

Is a Limiting Belief Holding You Back?

Have you had a goal for some time but don’t seem to be making any progress towards achieving it? Maybe you feel like you are lacking motivation? The reason for the lack of movement may be a belief issue – in particular, a limiting belief. Beliefs can be so strong that they impact upon our […]

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TOTE: How to Stop yourself going round in circles

At the weekend, I spent an enjoyable day at the Silverstone Classic motor racing event.  We watched all manner of classic vehicles parading and racing around the track.  Watching the old formula 1 cars, it struck me how the race could represent a metaphor for life. How often do we find ourselves going faster and […]

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Goal Setting – A PROCESS

I work with individuals every day who want to…. Start something Stop something Want more of something Want less of something Want to develop new habits Want to give up old habits The possibilities and permutations are endless! What they all have in common is that they want to move from where they are now […]

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Imagineering success

If there was a  way that would help you to achieve your goals more quickly, more of the time, would you be prepared to give it a go? Have you ever thought that setting goals for yourself if is a dull, uninspiring process that does nothing to boost your motivation? If you have answered “yes” to […]

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Metaprogrammes: Achieving Goals and Avoiding Pitfalls

We all operate from a set of values.  What one individual regards as important may be very different to another.  Our values reveal themselves as patterns in what we say, how we say it and what we do. These intrinsic values (or drivers) are often referred to as metaprogrammes. Understanding what motivates ourselves and others (and […]

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Amygdala Hijack – Don’t panic

We have all had the experience of doing or saying something “in the heat of the moment” and then, when we had time to think about it, regretting it or wishing we hadn’t reacted in such a way.   You may be reassured to know that it is completely normal to respond in this reflex […]

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Acknowledge what you are already doing

How often do you acknowledge what you are already doing? Last week I spent an enjoyable day training aspiring coaches in London.  In preparing for the day I reviewed a large number of coaching models.  I was struck by what seemed to be a pattern – most of them focus on 2 areas: What do you […]

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Johari Window

Johari Window – Developing Self Awareness

One of the aims of coaching is always the development of greater self-awareness, improved self-management skills and increased self-efficacy in the client, so that they develop their own goals and solutions.  The Johari window is a useful tool for generating “aha” moments and for encouraging clients to push their boundaries. There is always an element that is known […]

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Let go of Limiting Beliefs this Autumn

It’s a glorious Autumn day today.  Most of the trees are resplendent in their autumn livery – shades of red, gold and orange.  Offering one last “hurrah” before letting go of their leaves in preparation for the winter ahead. The leaves have served their purpose and are ready to be shed, there is no reason […]

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