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The Top 10 Steps to Reach Your Goals

- By Nigel Risner Many goals are set – few are achieved. Who will you be? There are real goals and there are steps toward real goals.  A goal will cause you to BE something more than you are now.  Selling 10 cars this month is not a goal.  Losing 50 pounds is not a […]

Set Yourself Courageous Goals

By  Ian Day Imagine what could be achieved if you could set goals that were so inspirational and motivational that people would step up and deliver transformational performance. How often does this happen in your business? In our book ‘Challenging Coaching – Going beyond traditional coaching to face the FACTS’, John Blakey and I suggest […]

Beginnings and endings by Jeremy Marchant

New Year’s Resolutions. Just going through the motions or using the idea as a motivator? I think that people whose New Year’s resolutions fail wanted to carry them out, but they didn’t prepare themselves for the process well enough. After all, if you could do something differently – and successfully – so that your business, […]

Bridging the gap between knowing and doing by Brian Chernett

Back in January, I talked about setting motivating goals by experiencing your goals as if they had happened using all your senses and then looking back along the timeline to see how that happened. Once you could hear, see and feel those goals, creating a SMART goal for each. Now, in December, you should be […]

The everlasting moment… a Zen approach to beginnings and endings by Jayne Storey

Regular readers of this blog will know that I’m an advocate of Eastern philosophy, both as an antidote to the sometimes treadmill-like existence of life in the Western world and as a compliment to the best of modern innovations in developing human potential. Much of my coaching, for athletes and business-people, involves helping clients to […]

Endings and beginnings by Brian Chernett

For many people, as the calendar moves into December with January not long in coming, this is a time for reflection and renewal – a time of endings and beginnings. As we approach the end of 2010 and the beginning of 2011, the break between Christmas and New Year offers many of us an opportunity. […]

Accumulated stress is fatal. Eight simple ways to succeed, relax and live longer by Paul Hunting

Being stressed virtually defines ineffectiveness. We’re either relaxed and focused or stressed and distracted. Our best decisions come from a calm, centred place. The paradox is – the more calmly we approach a task, the more dynamically we are operating. Here are eight simple practices, based on timeless wisdoms; you can do alone or with […]

Balance is what you believe it is by Jeremy Marchant

When I was a salaried employee—of a variety of companies including Marks and Spencer and CMG, a full services IT business—I had no problem leaving at the end of the day and putting the job out of my mind. Not for me the contest to leave last or be in early. As a self employed […]

What Price Gold? by Andy Mouncey

I caught one of the post-Beijing ‘This is how we dun it’ gigs towards the back end of last 2008 – in this case British Cycling as told by Dan Hunt, coach of women’s endurance squad – who all did rather well, as you may recall. As is usual at this level there are a […]

Leaders find the balance by Paul Bridle

What is the first thing we learn after we are born? If you think about it, the first thing we learn is ‘balance’. From keeping our head up on our shoulders to sitting up, feeding ourselves or walking, the first part was getting the balance right. And it never stops really. If you want to […]