Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off

In a meeting recently I was referred to as an “extremely persistent lady”. A polite way of saying I was a pain in the backside. Now you may think I would get upset at this, but I am not. What they were referring to was an outcome I had achieved that people had been...
Who looks after you?

Who looks after you?

You may not be a professional carer, it doesn’t mean you don’t look after people. Good managers look after their team, just like parents look after their family. So, who looks after you? Often the answer is you – you need to look after you, especially if you are...
Finding your inspiration

Finding your inspiration

So, I faced my biggest fear, had the shoulder operation and finally after 5 months, lots of patience, frustration and hard work with the physio was finally able to cautiously get back in the pool. That day I was given the all clear by the physio, I had been struggling...
Niche and Honesty for Business Success

Niche and Honesty for Business Success

During my coach training I was told many times the importance of ‘finding a niche’. I followed this advice, by drawing on my work as a Development worker in Africa, as well as 20 years managing businesses and developing teams, together with successful running of...