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Recently, I was lucky enough to do a week’s work in Belize as an Associate of Dods Training.  It was an extremely interesting and enjoyable week, and not just because I was based in the Caribbean!  It prompted me to...

Leaving parties are often bittersweet occasions marking a significant change. The person leaving is keenly looking forward to a new role, excited by the possibilities and paths ahead.  But at the same time they have a sense of loss, saying...

I have a number of clients who worry about being worriers or having a pessimistic frame of mind.  They recognise the expectation in many workplaces to ‘bring solutions, not problems’ and to keep smiling through everything. Such workplaces seem to have...

Chris Hadfield’s "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth" illustrates brilliantly just how powerful a strong sense of purpose can be when translated into daily actions, combined with the right mindset and meticulous planning. Of course it helps that he writes...

Tackling a major challenge at work is a bit like running up a big hill. It looks daunting and requires sustained effort to get to the top.  And it's easy to get disheartened on the way. I've learned that the best...

The audience are coming into the conference room in a City office, greeting each other and catching up as they take their seats.  I’m standing at the front of the room, watching them settle while I run through my opening...

I’m sure I wasn’t alone last night in wishing that I could reach into the TV to taste any of the three show-stopper cakes from the Great British Bake Off final.  They formed a fantastic finale to the series watched...

September.  Remember the smell of new pencils and the feel of a crisp, new exercise book?  It’s time to make the most of that ‘new term’ feeling and set yourself up for the final months of the year. Here are my...

Knowledge is power, so the saying goes. So in this information age, with encyclopaedic knowledge at the click of a search engine, how come we aren't 'all-powerful' beings? The ability to find relevant information is part of the answer.  Being able...