Older may not always be wiser

Older may not always be wiser

A few years ago now I was asked by a prestigious business school to contribute a piece to a book they were in the process of producing. They asked me, along with a whole host of other people, to reflect (with the benefit of hindsight) on what advice I might give to my...
Are you ‘perpendicular’?

Are you ‘perpendicular’?

I learned to ski in my early 20’s and one of the things my first ski instructor taught me made a lasting impression. It feels as relevant today as it did almost 30 years ago because I see it as being a broader truth and as such, in my mind at least, it links to our...
Escape the room

Escape the room

When recently asked for a book recommendation my choice was obvious: The Inside Out Revolution by Michael Neill. I didn’t even have to think about it because this book was literally life-changing and it’s the reason I trained as a transformative coach. If you have...
What do elbows have to do with equality?

What do elbows have to do with equality?

On a warm Summer’s day last year, I opened the door to one of my coaching clients who literally burst into the room proclaiming ‘elbows!’. Grinning from ear to ear, he could barely contain his enthusiasm and repeated the ‘elbows!’ proclamation a few more times with...
An easier way from here to there

An easier way from here to there

For many of us the beginning of the year means resolutions and plans: we are ‘here’ and we want to be ‘there’. There are goals to achieve, habits to make (or break!), territories to explore and new skills to learn or enhance. Whatever the context, we all want to find...