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February 5, 2020

If you’ve ever gotten caught in procrastination, you’ll know that having a goal is not enough to get things done. In my experience, when clients have a breakthrough, it’s often because they realise how much they can get done when they’re less attached to goals and more...

January 29, 2020

I had a coaching conversation with a high achieving doctor recently. She wanted to grow a social enterprise helping young people to gain confidence and fulfil their potential. She had already started and was doing well but felt stuck as she juggled her clinical work an...

January 22, 2020

I once sang in a jazz ensemble. The drummer was going through a tough time and I was struck by something he said: when I play the drums I remember who I am. I understood that playing provided joy and relief from the challenges he was facing by taking his mind off thing...

January 15, 2020

About a billion people are unfulfilled at work. According to Gallup’s Global State of the Workplace survey, 85% of employees are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work, indicating that the majority of the global workforce are unhappy. They estimate a loss of $7...

January 8, 2020

Over a decade ago, an article titled “festive medical myths” was published in the British Medical Journal. It listed misconceptions such as “you can cure a hangover”, “sugar causes hyperactivity in children” and also “suicides increase over the holidays”. Two decades e...

December 11, 2019

It was spring/summer 2014 when I found myself in tears on a park bench outside the building where I worked.

I think it was the first time I’d cried at work. The pressure was mounting. I’d spent almost two decades building a career that loved. But I felt the path was pet...