Time to Think – Is It Worth It?

How often do you take the time to just think? I don’t mean a momentary pause before you make a big decision. How often do you take the time to…

Productivity Tips to Restore your Focus

My executive coaching clients often tell me that they want to be more productive. It’s a lofty goal, but what does ‘productive’ really mean? When we talk about productivity we…

5 Steps to Help you Declutter your Mind

Decluttering is big right now. Almost everyone I know has heard of Marie Kondo and her brilliant methods for claiming back some of your physical space in your home. And…

Habits are the key to great leadership

One of the books I frequently recommend to my executive coaching clients is Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It’s as relevant now as it was on publication…

Handling anxiety and overwhelm in leadership

One of the most common issues I help my leadership clients with is anxiety. They often link this with a sense of feeling overwhelmed. Anxiety and overwhelm is something that…

How to Manage Stress at Work

Stress. It’s a word we hear a lot these days, and for good reason. We live and work in a fast-paced society where we’re constantly connected and constantly contactable. In…

Do your leadership meetings have a purpose?

I’ve recently been working with a group of leaders who shared their frustration on having very little time available to do any work. Having spent most of their days in…

A team with a purpose is a great team

I’ve been working with a senior leadership team recently who were all heading off in different directions. They were all very competent individuals, yet when they came together as a…