Blogs tagged with "personal development":

Sunday Night Blues

Sunday Night Blues

You’ve had a wonderful holiday. Resting, relaxing and being in the moment. No worrying about the report that is due, the presentation you need to make at the next meeting, the conversation with your hated boss/client/colleague that you have to have. No work worries at all. But, now, the party is...

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Nature and Healing

Nature and Healing

My mentors at the Sagefire Institute, Michael and Lynn Trotta, once shared a story with me about the Bushpeople of the Kalahari... They are one of the oldest surviving cultures on the planet, well known for their profound connection to the land and their intimate knowledge of the natural world. ...

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What’s in a name?

I often struggle with knowing how to name and describe what I do.  'Coach' is such a loose term; there are so many different kinds of coaches and so many different approaches to and philosophies of coaching. Many of them I am deeply respectful of.  Some, unfortunately, I am deeply suspicious of. (I...

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Swings *and* Roundabouts

I have two different (but increasingly complimentary) skill sets. For many years I was involved crime and violence prevention research, training and policy development.  I traveled around the country – and even the sub-continent – doing fascinating work in amazing places with inspiring people. And...

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Learning and Doing

I went to a training workshop this weekend.  It was on Transactional Analysis, which I love and I use a lot of in my work.  (After this weekend, I will be using it even more.) I have been to three TA workshops this year – two of them in October - and every time I go to one I am more convinced of...

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