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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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Motivation and negative political messages

Motivation and Negative Political Messages

With less than a week to go to the EU Referendum, a significant proportion of the electorate still profess to being “undecided”.  That is to say – the logical, rational, thinking part of them has yet to make a decision.  In fact, they may already have unconsciously decided. According to Daniel Kahneman, the Psychologist and […]

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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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Star Wars – The Hero’s Journey

Star Wars is inescapable at the moment, with the latest instalment finally arriving at cinemas this week.  With nearly 40 years having elapsed since the original film, why does it remain as popular as ever? I suggest that the answer to this question lies in the fact that it follows the classic path of the hero’s […]

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