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Leadership – a poem to provoke thought

Leadership – a poem to provoke thought. If you are a leader or aspire to be one, you might enjoy this poem. ‘Leadership’ is written to share the realities of leadership. The perceptions vs the realities. The fact vs the fantasy. If you have led for a substantial period you will recognise yourself. Enjoy. Stay […]

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i Shrink: Be your own best therapist

i Shrink: Be your own best therapist Here is a statement that some mental health workers do not want to hear, for self-interested reasons: Each of us is our own best therapist. How can that be so? How can people with no training be better, or at least as effective as, PhD educated professionals? That […]

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Meeting Mastery

Meeting Mastery If you have ever wondered why some leaders get promotion after promotion, all the way to the top, this illustrated podcast reveals one of their advanced skills. Previously, if you were not lucky enough to work with such a leader, you had to suffer horrendously mismanaged meetings throughout your career. You may have […]

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Is this a psychotherapy breakthrough?

Is this a psychotherapy breakthrough? Have we, at last, acknowledged and named the elephant in the therapy room? If you provide any form of counselling or psychotherapy, in any setting, this mp4 is for you. To learn how to take the people you help to the point of self-responsibility, go to www.selfresponsibilitytherapy.com Copyright 2020 Dr […]

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Psychotherapy can harm clients

Psychotherapy can harm clients Psychotherapy can harm clients is a strong title, and as you will read, it is entirely justified. Over the decades I have seen many harmful psychotherapy practices, which, frankly, ought to be illegal. Here are some. Psychotherapy can harm clients: Creating Dependency We all know why many therapists create dependency; it […]

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Government waste: why they squander so much money

Government waste: why they squander so much money. Here is just one of the many reasons your tax pound and mine is being squandered, and will continue to be wasted. Imagine that you have developed a highly effective way in which governments and local authorities (GLAs)  can Save a huge amount of money Deliver a […]

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Meeting Mastery

How much is Meeting Mastery worth to you? If you are a typical executive you spend between 50% and 95% of your time in meetings. You know, from experience, how little of that time is productive. The question is, if you reached meeting mastery, if you could double your meeting productivity, and get that improvement […]

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Advanced coaching practice vs academic analysis

Coaching: the gulf between advanced coaching practice and academic analysis Why is the gulf between advanced coaching practice and academic analysis of coaching so vast? If you are an advanced coach, you may, like me read the academic journals and have this thought: “Have the people writing this paper ever done any coaching?” How can […]

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21 Leadership Mistakes to Avoid

21 Leadership Mistakes to Avoid 21 Leadership Mistakes to Avoid is a report based on the premise that we all make mistakes. In over 30 years as a coaching psychologist I have made many. Some have resulted in new learning that led to the creation of new models, tools and techniques that have helped many […]

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Inspirational vision; inspirational future

Inspirational vision; inspirational future. With yet another large company going down amid accusations of corruption, mismanagement and incompetence, we will, yet again, ask why.  Yes, again,  the same answers will be provided; yes, again they will be meet with universal agreement; yes, again, the day after tomorrow ‘business as usual’ will be resumed, and, yes, […]

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