The author Sadie Jones once said about her writing, ‘You imagine a cathedral and on the page, it’s a garden shed.’ I do know that feeling, and not just in relation to writing. So often, you have great ideas for your small venture but when it comes to turning them into reality, the results can […]
I remember congratulating a new client once who had just achieved her first small win, and a crucial milestone. As a coach, I’m a great advocate of acknowledging the small victories and celebrating progress. My client, however, tried to play down her achievement, confiding that celebrating made her feel uncomfortable.
“It is within each of us to achieve anything we want in life,” were the encouraging words spoken by Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter at his funeral. I’ve just finished a buzzing Skype call with two of my clients. We had a productive brainstorming session about what ‘anything’ might mean for their business at this particular point in […]