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December 29, 2016
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Forget New Year Resolutions – Do this instead

I’m no fan of New Year resolutions, they are usually a knee jerk response to over- indulgence at Christmas. We can also endeavour to ‘resolve’ issues or challenges at any time of the year. However, as we move into 2017, we have an opportunity to connect with that sense of […]
December 23, 2016
SOAR2017 Motivational Workshop

Soar 2017 Motivational Workshop

Looking for a shot of motivation going into 2017? My annual evening workshop SOAR2017 will take place on Thursday January 19th (6.30pm – 9.00pm) in the Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2. Many of us start the New Year with noble intentions, but this often peters out come the middle of January, […]
December 15, 2016
year end review

My end of year ritual

Every year, in the run up to Christmas I purposefully make time to reflect on the year just gone. In the company of a few close friends, usually by an open fire, we look back over the last 12 months through a lens of gratitude and learning. Christmas can be […]
December 8, 2016
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In a post-truth world will the truth still set you free?

Oxford Dictionaries has named post-truth its word of the year. Following Brexit and the US elections they cited a 2000% increase in the use of the phrase. It’s a troubling reflection on society. As an Executive & Lifecoach I work with people every day supporting and challenging them to connect […]
November 24, 2016
Pendulum Summit

Pendulum Summit 2017

For the third successive year, The Pendulum Summit takes place in The Convention Centre, Dublin on the 11th & 12th January 2017. I can’t think of a better way to kick start the New Year. I secured my tickets a few weeks ago and I’ll be there with notebook and […]
November 22, 2016
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How to create a website you can be proud of

In recent weeks, several people have mentioned to me that they are contemplating getting their own website or up-dating their existing site. Having recently relaunched my own website, here are six insights that guided me through the process. The end result, a new website I’m certainly proud of. A website […]
November 15, 2016
interview skills coaching

The Secrets of Interview Success (Part 1)

Your CV has done its job. Now only the interview lies between you and the role you are after. You want to do a great interview, but fear you will dissolve into a mumbling nervous wreck. The path to interview success starts well before you shake the interviewer’s hand. Preparation […]
November 9, 2016
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A trip down website memory lane

Up-dating a website is like trading in a car. I was sad to see my familiar home page go, it greeted my every morning when I logged on, but as soon as the new website went live, there was no looking back. Until now! My latest website is the fourth version of […]
November 9, 2016
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I’m feeling scared

The world seems a scarier place this morning. I woke at 3.30am and glanced at my phone expecting to see Hillary Clinton’s face at the top of my newsfeed – the first woman US President. But no, the joke candidate is now ‘leader of the free world’ and it is […]
October 27, 2016
Stress Management

How high achievers manage stress

Life seems more stressful today than ever. Technology and gadgets that were supposed to make life easier have only made it faster. Whilst the advent of social media, 24 hour news cycles and globalisation have opened up new worlds, they’ve also amplified negative news stories, not to mention that modern […]
October 24, 2016
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Success – A New Definition

October 24, 2016
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How will you know when you’ve found your soul mate?