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Adding Weight to Your Gravitas

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Adding Weight to Your Gravitas

In leadership and in almost all business communication, the greater your gravitas, the more impact you will have. At some point in the dialogues of almost all of my leadership coaching engagements we (my client and I) explore this important aspect. This Simple Note explores how you can begin to increase your gravitas.

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Up and Down

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Up and Down

Are you feeling bogged down? Or are things on the up? You always have a choice about how you interact with what shows up in your life and work and how you process and describe it is key…

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To Erm Is Human?

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To Erm Is Human?

When presenting your ideas do you erm often? Speaking up at meetings are your views punctuated with umms? Are you aware of the amount of umms and errs that pepper your dialogue? Pruning just a few of them out of your talks can significantly enhance your impact and the influence you exert with the actual content of your subject.

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Four Career Accelerators

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Four Career Accelerators

Many of the dialogues I have had with coaching clients have been about their career, its direction and progress to bigger, better and greater fulfilment. 

I often hear that securing that great role or experiencing fast track promotion can be the result of nothing more than a fortunate combination of timing and luck.

Whilst there may be some truth in this, how can you maximise the positive impact of these uncontrollable forces? Through years of coaching conversations, I have distilled four career accelerators that are in your control and, when attended to, increase the likelihood of timing and luck acting favourably for you.

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What Are You Honestly Communicating?

What Are You Honestly Communicating?

Everything about you communicates, you cannot conceal what goes on inside.

If you are harbouring anger or resentment, joy or anxiety, or a curious concoction of these and other emotions, you communicate it to the world.

Fake Truth?

Fake Truth?

What stories, fake truths, do we create in our mind, that shift our mood, attitude and impact? How might these be holding us back from our potential?