Walking the walk

Business strategy coaching: do what it says on your tin In business, particularly if you’re the principal of the business, it’s essential that your clients and prospects see that you do what you preach.  It’s all too tempting to fall back on the old “cobblers shoes” argument – you know, the one that says the…

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What have you done today to make you feel proud?

I am constantly inspired by the words of Heather Small’s “Proud” – some of the uplifting lyrics in it include:

Look into the window of my mind
Reflections of the fears I know I’ve left behind

I’m on my way
Can’t stop me now
And you can do the same

You could be so many people
If you make that break for freedom

I step out of the ordinary
I can feel my soul ascending

So what have you done today to make you feel proud?

Each day I ask myself that question, xxx

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Portfolio Worker or Busy Fool?

Are you like me, and work for a number of different clients, doing different things for each? I like my work to be varied, and I tend to only take on work that I think I’m going to enjoy. And on the whole, I have a whale of a time – it almost seems wrong…

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Who’s at most risk?

In the current economic climate, I suspect that the old work paradigm is going to fail a lot more people.  We already know that the promise of a “job for life” has gone – that’s been the case for a long time now, probably since the 1980’s at least.  So any hope of leaving education…

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Where should you focus your efforts for greatest effect?

Anything we want to achieve will affect other people in some way, so these all become stakeholders in our project. Understanding where to focus our effort with these stakeholders is crucial to success. Some will be affected positively by the project, and therefore likely to support it; others will see outcomes from what we want…

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