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How Beltane can save you from Lockdown Meltdown

Today is Beltane, the ancient Celtic May Day festival that marks the height of Spring - a time of maximum fertility and a potent moment to put forth dreams for the…
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Pause to reflect and celebrate – the power of the autumn equinox

Yesterday was the Autumn Equinox, the day when the light and dark are of exactly equal length, poised for a moment in perfect balance before the nights lengthen and we…
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Summer Solstice – a key to wellbeing and productivity

The summer solstice is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere.  Although the summer has barely got going in the UK, it’s still worth pausing to mark…
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Make your brilliant ideas happen

This weekend I was clearing out some old files in my office, Marie Kondo style, and I was shocked to see just how many projects I’d started and never completed…
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The hidden power of taking a pause

When I was a City lawyer I frequently felt like a battery hen, laying my 7 “billable hours” each day.  The pressures of a workplace that required relentless productivity took…
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Escape the Wasteland – how to energise your career by taking successful risks

It was a hot August bank holiday Monday in London in 1996 and I was stuck in the office of my City law firm. The air conditioning was blasting out chilly…
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Speaking at the House of Commons: 6 tips for high stakes presenting

Late one Friday afternoon at the end of a busy week, just as I was thinking of wrapping up and pouring a glass of wine, the telephone rang. I was…
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How to be more TED and less Tigger – How to Be the Best Speaker You Can Be

TED talks have become the gold standard for public speaking - powerful, touching and authentic. You’ve probably got a favourite talk - Brene Brown on The Power of Vulnerability or maybe…
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Are you a “Rescuer”? When helping doesn’t help

Jane is a typical coaching client of mine - early 40s, middle management role and looking to progress to a senior role in the next couple of years. She has…
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