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Lifestyle-Change Management

As Sainsbury's is the latest store to announce staffing cuts in 'back office' and HR functions, along with the other large stores, there is a lot of lifestyle change going to happen for people! Their income will change - cuts, redundancies, job hunting in a still difficult market - and that impacts families, homes, schooling and holidays to name a few. What do you do when change comes along unexpectedly?

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Case Study: Transitioning to Retirement + Consultancy

One client a few years ago came to me for 'retirement coaching' which in turn developed into semi-retirement and developing a consultancy service rather than the business employment he was moving from.  Although he had started and built his business, then sold it on and was in effect, a consultant to them, he was of an age where he wanted to reduce his working hours and increase his leisure hours! 

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Why it’s difficult for a coach to niche their service for customers

In business we are always niching our business, focus on one particular customer group - and I get it.  It does help and it makes it easier for people to 'find and choose' us.  But coaching affects so much in any of the various niches to be selected and offered! Executive coaching for senior leadership teams Business coaching for SMEs to international corporations - marketing, profits, processes Life Coaching for

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Coaching is and it isn’t …

This 'disparaging and in-encouraging' article by Tim Dowling in the Guardian is why coaching is misunderstood.  Although it was written in 3006 - and perhaps he has learned more since then about the benefits and impact of coaching and what it really is (not counselling - UPR relates to person centred therapy, not coaching …although as both, I do comply with the underlying philosophy that I accept people as they

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