New Year! New Me!

In my last article I talked about reflecting on the past year.  Flying two 24+ hour journeys in November/December gave me time to reflect on 2015; but at the start of my return flight I was chauffeur driven to the airport by someone who made me realise that I could focus on all […]

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Annual Review of Successes

Published in December, 2016 Invenio magazine

When you start to reflect on the past year it is very easy to focus on the negatives. Human nature has us thinking about all the things that failed, went wrong, that became the low points. When I started to write this article, even though I am […]

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Manager or Mentor? Does it have to be one or the other?

Published in November, 2016 Invenio magazine

Some organisations believe that the Manager is the Mentor, while others believe that a structured mentoring programme is the right way to go.

Finding the right mentor can do wonders for each person’s prospects and career, whether they are a Board Member, a Manager, a Team […]

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Breaking the Barriers!

Published in October, 2016 Invenio magazine

Each one of us experiences challenges at one time or another during our lives, and if we allow these challenges; our dreams, aspirations, and goals can be derailed and even stopped.  Why do we allow this to happen?  Why do we allow ourselves to stop ourselves?

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Around the world and back again!

Published in September, 2016 Invenio magazine


Living the life of your dreams isn’t always easy but when this Land Rover turned up on our driveway in July, 2016 we had the opportunity to talk to someone who had found a way to live the life of his dreams.

David Priddis has […]

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Balancing your Personal and your Professional Life!

Published in August, 2016 Invenio magazine

What do we mean when we are talking about ‘being balanced?’ Although there are many definitions when I am talking about being balanced I’m referring to you allowing yourself quality time for each aspect of your life. Being so deeply engrossed in one area of your life […]

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But did you dare?

Published in July, 2016 Invenio magazine

A few months ago I was browsing through Facebook and came across my old high school song.  Within minutes I had found the music on the internet, downloaded it, and was taken back to those heady days when as young teenagers we believed we owned the world!

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Published in June, 2016 Invenio magazine 

Change is all about ‘to transform or to convert’ and is what as coaches and mentors we specialise in. 

Robin Sharma said ‘change is hard at first, messy in the middle, and gorgeous at the end’.  It is so true and although this issue of Insight […]

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The Light at the end of the Tunnel … ?

Published in May, 2016 Invenio magazine

As someone who has a career spanning a variety of different occupations I sometimes reflect on where I want to go next.  What do I want to do under this heading of ‘career’? 

Auditor … Accountant … IT Consultant … Project Manager … … Trainer … […]

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Growth from your heart

Published in April, 2016 Invenio magazine

The definition of growth is the act or process or a manner of growing, development and/or gradual increase; or it could be the development from a simpler to a more complex stage, or it could be something that has grown or developed by or as if by […]

By |March 26th, 2016|Invenio|Comments Off on Growth from your heart