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Human beings may have big brains equipped with incredible thinking capacity. However this does not mean that our interpretation of the world is automatically error-free. In fact, we are remarkably good at creating our own realities, and there are countless studies which demonstrate this tendency. Our perceptual and reasoning capacities are re [...]

Weekly Words of Wisdom: New Chapters

Weekly Words of Wisdom
Weekly Words of Wisdom   The difference between your dreams and your future reality is ACTION. Don’t waste time looking back, move on. Life is meant to be lived moving forward, not backwards. Your life does not get better by chance, but by change. You must learn a new way to think before you can learn a new way to be. You must firs [...]

The Science of Writing Away Your Stre...

In one of our recent Workshops we outlined a series of practical strategies for coping with stressful times. This was enthusiastically received, so we thought we would share one of our personal stress-management favourites: Expressive Writing   Expressive writing is about putting down your deepest thoughts and feelings related to stress [...]

Using Strength Based Approach In Spor...

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius   As Performance Coaches working with individuals, teams and organisations, we have found that working with clients from a strengths based perspective is the best starting point for growth. This has been [...]

Transform Adversity into Opportunity

Transform Adversity into Opportunity
The Transformational Power of Reframing   In the last post we wrote on leadership through organisational change, we wrote about the Undoing Effect. This helps us to ‘undo’ negative emotions quickly and easily. However, to really transform a difficult situation that into something we can grow from, we need to be able to change our approa [...]

Great Leadership Strageties for Organ...

Great Leadership Strageties for Organisational Change: The Undoing Effect
Organisational change can have it’s challenges! We recently held a Change Management Workshop for the mid to upper level managers in a multinational organisation based here in Ireland. Many of the attendees had been working in the organisation for years and were suddenly faced with having to lead the employees through largely uncharted [...]