Business Identity Vs Personal Identity

I believe that those of us who are self-employed have more of a rawness to our businesses and our identity within our business. When someone sets up a company or becomes a sole trader they are putting a part of themselves into that business. Their ethics and values on how a business should be run,

Living Up To Your Own Expectations & The Inner Battle

I’ve talked a lot about our inner battles and how our relationship that we have with ourselves is ultimately the most important relationship in our lifetime. We can’t escape from ourselves, we have to live with who we are, whether we are happy with that or not. When I talk to clients it always comes

How Different Types of Motivation Gets Stuff Done

An area that I have a deep passion for is motivation. Not so much for the ‘motivational’ content that’s out there on the internet but the mechanics of why people are motivated to reach certain goals and do particular behaviours. Without motivation we would not do anything, we wouldn’t eat, move, love or have a

What We Can’t Change Does Hurt Us

‘Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.’ – Reinhold Niebuhr I remember seeing this for the first time pinned up in my dissertation supervisor’s office. Every meeting we had it was there hanging on the wall and I

3 Steps to Strengthening Professional Relationships

Do you ever get that feeling of dread when you have to talk to your boss, an employee or have a team meeting? Is there that person that you avoid talking to because you just don’t see eye to eye? A work environment and the relationships that we encounter in that space can be either

The Number One Reason you Need to Listen to Yourself

I remember when I had to make some big decisions. As I reflect back on pivotal moments when I’m at a crossroads in my life and could clearly see the two choices in front of me. Do I go one way or another? I’ve always been someone who above all else follows my gut. I

The Anxiety of Selling Ourselves

One thing I’ve found when I talk to people is the stigma around selling, in particular selling our skills. Whether I’m out networking, talking to clients or to friends and family there will be, more often than not, a sense of taboo, a hesitant aura around the subject of selling. I see this when I’m

Eliminating Stress The Redwing Way…

… 7 Steps To Go From Overwhelm To Serenity Stress, stress, stress! Stress is all around. It’s being built into our lives more and more, as the margin between the cost of living and the money in our pocket gets slimmer and slimmer. It comes with the longer hours in the office or at the

The Art of Effective Management

|| Note: We did write this post on July 21st – but had a bit of a busy week, so late update… enjoy! || Over the last 2 days Katie and I have been wrapping up on the NLP Business Diploma. In the latter 2 days of this course the techniques that have been covered

Business and NLP

Recently both Katie and I have been coaching at an NLP Business Diploma in London. At the time that I’m writing this article the course is at its half way point and things are definitely heating up! As the delegates start to realise how they can utilise these skills in their everyday home, work and