Why does time blocking and batching help with brain power, and save us time in unexpected ways? Fee-earners, and law firm owners, can understandably be resistant to the idea of time […]Continue reading
Coaching For Solicitors and Law Firms – Continuing Competence Continuing competence The legal profession has for some time been moving away from pure legal knowledge training and looking at wider […]Continue reading
Self-Sabotage vs Procrastination Following on from the last article on procrastination. A question came up on the distinction between procrastination and self-sabotage. Take a look below as to how self-sabotage […]Continue reading
Traffic Lights & Successful Thinking Do you find yourself saying yes to something you wish you hadn’t? Doing something that wasn’t helpful? Or perhaps find yourself in the company of […]Continue reading
Goals that keep getting stuck & how to complete them
Are your goals/tasks stuck, stopped, or on repeat with stopping and starting? Do you have a goal you aren’t getting very far with? When coaching (clients, or self-coaching) to reach […]Continue reading
Is your new urgent, genuinely urgent (& important)? Should it be everyone else’s new urgent? A new marketing initiative or you’ve finally got around to dealing with the ‘appraisals’ process. […]Continue reading
Gin &Profit for Partners & their Law Firms! Want to know how to increase your firm’s profits by focusing on external referrals, cross-selling, and price hygiene in a different way? If […]Continue reading
The Art of Delegation At our recent Leadership Breakfast, we had our guest speakers Rebecca Newenham business owner of the franchise ‘Get Ahead’, and Joanne McGowan, also from ‘Get Ahead’ […]Continue reading
What are the differences between resilience, adaptation, and antifragility – Does it matter?
What are the differences between resilience, adaptation, and antifragility, and why does it matter? At a recent EMCC workshop, Ruth Simpson, a fellow executive coach, and researcher in resilience and […]Continue reading
Not another meeting….I hear you cry? Meetings continue to be a challenge for many businesses, with time lost, attendees frustrated, and outcomes not being followed up. Doodle, to find out […]Continue reading
Why ‘Why’ Is The Least Helpful Interrogative Question
Why ‘why’ is the least helpful interrogative question. I was reminded yesterday of the potential negative impact that the ‘why’ question can have. Someone asked me ‘why did you choose […]Continue reading
BizTip – Networking – Online Meetings How can you improve your ongoing business reach, through just one tip, for online networking meetings? When joining online networking meetings, and having being […]Continue reading
What Does Your Video Backdrop Say About Your Personal Brand?
Personal and Business Branding – What Does Your Backdrop Say About You? With most home-working & video conferencing, it can be key to consider your backdrop. Whether engaging with clients, […]Continue reading
When Swear Boxes Go Wrong – If Not This Comment Which Comment?
Humour, Flippant, Slightly Off, Inappropriate Comments, Offensive Statements If not this comment which comment? Having recently been asked about some posts on social media (not mine I might add) which […]Continue reading
11 Tips for The Everyday Art Of Successful Negotiation
Negotiation Skills – 11 Top Tips and Takeaways At a recent talk, Derek Arden, negotiation specialist and author, shared his top tips for successful negotiations, in all areas of our […]Continue reading
The Power Of Pricing A fantastic evening talking about the impact and power of pricing. Mark Peacock (aka the Pricing Coach), shared a wealth of practical, and valuable information, at […]Continue reading
Today at the Talks & Tipples Leadership Breakfast, we had Victoria Simpson, from Apply Compliance and Anne Renshaw, from Flamme Rouge Consulting, sharing their combined wealth of expertise with us. […]Continue reading
Meeting Guidelines, Tips, & Checklists £45,494,580,370 is lost, in UK meetings, every year. Download your free MEETING CHECKLIST here. Did you know? To understand more about meetings, Doodle recently examined 19 […]Continue reading
Is a work-life balance, inspiring you, or causing stress?
Ditching the work-life balance Is a focus on creating a work-life balance, inspiring you, or causing you to feel stressed? If thinking about work-life balance is causing you stress, then […]Continue reading
Working late again? Whilst it may be cultural expectations causing this. Or genuine workload related at this time, or ongoin unrealistic work expectations placed upon you, or time and prioritisation […]Continue reading
Radical Candor for Leaders for Effective Feedback Every month I host a Leadership Breakfast (Talks & Tipples), where we run interactive and practical talks on a series of leadership and […]Continue reading
Top takeaways from a recent talk on Perfectionism Having witnessed perfectionism in others, explored where it might impact me, and coached individuals dealing with the real challenges of Perfectionism. This […]Continue reading
Recruitment : Where It Can Go Wrong, And How To Make It Right
Talks & Tipples – Leadership Breakfast – Marketing Made Simple. A big thank you to Lesley Leather of Tailored Recruitment for sharing her insights and professional knowledge on how to make recruitment […]Continue reading
Career Coaching – Coach Yourself One challenge, when working through what we want to do with our careers, is we can often rule out interesting possibilities too early in the exploration […]Continue reading
Talks & Tipples – Leadership Breakfast – Marketing Made Simple. A big thank you to Frances Cassell of Octopus Marketing for sharing her insights and professional knowledge on how to […]Continue reading
What is meant by ‘well, it did me no harm’. Often, in the media or in the workplace, certain behaviours or experiences are shared. The more generic ones include bullying, harassment, or […]Continue reading
Eight Signs Of Perfectionism – Five Ways To Make A Change
Perfectionism and Tasks – Are you a perfectionist? What is perfectionism? Are you constantly tweaking, is it never quite good enough, never quite finished? Perhaps you often find yourself angry […]Continue reading
Listening and understanding: How to make a change. There are many detailed articles on how to listen, and communicate, more effectively. Here, I simply want to draw your attention to one […]Continue reading
Is Leadership and Management the same thing? Over the years there has been growing acceptance of a distinction between leadership and management. Whilst typical traits associated with one or the other […]Continue reading
Have you ever discounted being a perfectionist? Aside from working with perfectionists, I have often read articles on perfectionism, and felt it didn’t apply to me. The articles (or individuals), discuss […]Continue reading
Are you regularly working long hours? Feeling overwhelmed? Never enough time? If you have a reasonable(ish) workload, but, find that your productivity and prioritisation isn’t great, or you feel like you […]Continue reading
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