Assertiveness – Men Need Confidence Too!

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 2 – Assuredness

Personal Confidence Mini Series Part 2. Assuredness “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt Welcome to the second of four blogs covering personal confidence, the first blog covering Assertiveness is already up so if you have not yet read it, do check it out.  In this blog we will look at… Read More

Are You Happy with Your Decision Making Skills?

Are You Happy With Your Decision Making Skills? Arguably one of the greatest skills a person can have is to make effective decisions. It has direct links with problem solving and we look for it in Managers and Sales People and in ourselves in day-to-day life; we are all faced with having to make decisions,… Read More

What’s Your Calling?

On the radio this morning there was an interview with this chap who worked as a welder. He used the skills of welding to create sculpture and waxed lyrical about the skills involved and the various techniques. Who knew huh? At one point the interviewer said “it sounds like this was your personal calling in… Read More

Are You A Pioneer?

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

The Apprentice – The Ego Has Landed!

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.

Personal Resilience – I Am Not A Paper Cup!

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