Make your emotions work for you at work

Every cowboy sings his sad, sad song Bret Michaels One of the greatest misconceptions of modern times is the belief that ‘happy workers are productive workers’.  As much as there is evidence to back this up, there is just as much evidence to disprove it. Our emotions...

Self-care – Paying yourself first

‘Pay yourself first’ is a well-known business principle. For many entrepreneurs however this is a foreign concept, because the business always comes first, the creditors second, and the business owner last (if at all!). ‘Pay yourself first’ does not refer to today’s...

Become a business coach

The only real business coaching course on the market. From February 2016 we will be running a business coaching training course. The course has been created by a businessperson and an industrial psychologist, with a combined 56 years working experience both in their...

Creating a personal brand

A few years ago I was sitting at a lunch listening to a woman who specialised in personal branding. The thought kept coming back to me, “Why would anyone need to brand themselves?” All through her endless rambling I rolled my eyes and wondered why everyone else seemed...

What I’ve learnt from working with a coach

Having spent many hours as both a coach, and a coachee, I’ve learnt hundreds of things. Here are the five most life-changing things that I’ve learnt from working with a coach: It helps to have someone listen Verbalising your thoughts is a completely different...