Building Personal Confidence – The Complete Mini – Series “Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air, thinking you are better than everyone else, it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone else in the first place.” Anon Whatever you do and wherever you are, there are… Read More
Assertiveness – Men Need Confidence Too! There is so much in the media about women wanting more confidence and being empowered. I love all of this, however as a trainer, I still meet and coach a large number of men who suffer from a lack of confidence. Men need to feel empowered and confident too,… Read More
Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 4. Being Authentic “Don’t hide yourself in regret, just love yourself and you’re set, I’m on the right track baby I was born this way.” Lady Gaga Welcome to the fourth and final blog in this mini series to help people build more personal confidence, either for themselves, or in… Read More
Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 1. Being Assertive “The basic difference between being assertive and being aggressive is how our words and behaviour affects the rights and well being of others.” Sharon Anthony Bower Welcome to the first of four short blogs covering skills in being more confident. Each blog will challenge you to ask questions… Read More
Small Business? Does Size matter? Never let anyone say you are running a ‘small business’ In the last few weeks I have been working away in the US and there is a great deal of noise being made about small businesses. This made my own ears prick up, as I am one such business owner. … Read More
Personal & Business Confidence: Are you a Pioneer? Pioneer Noun A person who is among the first to explore or establish something new Verb Develop or be the first to use or apply (a new method, area of knowledge or activity. Great word isn’t it. Pioneer. It originated from the 16th Century as a military… Read More
That time of year again, Strictly is back on, The Walking Dead is soon back, M&S have their Christmas food on the shelves and the nights are drawing in, and yes, The Apprentice is back tonight too. Yes indeed, another chance to point and laugh at the over blown egos and self-aggrandising.
Triskaidekaphobia – Fear of Friday 13th to you and I… Today is Friday the 13th, and for many this presents a day constantly looking over their shoulder, watching how many drains they walk over, saluting magpies and general crazy behaviour resulting from limiting beliefs. There are a group of people for the fear or phobia… Read More
Personal Resilience – I Am Not A Paper Cup! Have you seen one of these cups for sale? They look like paper cups, but scream out loud that they are not paper cups. Who knew paper cups had such a stigma attached to them in the crockery and beverage world? Furthermore who new china cups… Read More
The Journey Towards Confidence & Assertiveness “With confidence, you have won before you have even started.” Marcus Garvey Many people come to me wanting help with self-confidence, standing up for themselves or speaking to senior managers.