The Psychology of your Summer Holidays

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So the summer holidays are upon us, kids away from school and we are all looking forward to our time away from lockdown and work. There is no doubt the past 16 months of the pandemic have been difficult. So a summer holiday is what we need now that we can travel.  For most working […]

Leadership – Follow me I am right behind you.

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Coaching, Employment, Formal Leadership, Group Leaders, Informal Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Learning & Develpment, Organisations, Power, Professional Identity, Psychology, Work

Hopefully the irony of the title “follow me I am right behind you” is not lost on you. Especially on those who have experienced leadership both good and bad. Needless to say, we witness good leaders that have the seemingly innate ability to influence our and others, thoughts, behaviours and actions. We enthusiastically rally behind […]

The Problem Solvers “Magnificent Seven”

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If you are anything like me, some problems seem to hang around like a bad smell and never get dealt with. They can feel too big, too daunting and very tricky to solve. Perhaps they keep us up at night or occupying time when we ought to be doing other things. So it’s no surprise […]

Get more P.E.T’s – and I don’t mean a puppy!

Posted Posted in Cambridge, Career Coaching, Coaching, Decision Making, Goal Setting, Mental Health, Positivity, Problem Solving, Psychology, Work

No, I don’t mean a family pussy cat, a bonkers puppy or a Three-Toed Sloth or even your friendly Wildebeest sweeping majestically across the plains.  I mean performance-enhanced thinking or P.E.T’s. Now Performance Enhanced Thinking is the type of thinking that moves you forward in a balanced, rational and creative fashion. The opposite is surprisingly […]

Managing Your Career Goals – Without You Even Knowing

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Appraisals, Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, Decision Making, Employment, Goal Setting, Jobs, Nonconscious, Organisations, Primed Goals, Problem Solving, Psychology, Work

You know when you get really interested in a subject, things just seem to pop out of the woodwork without you even noticing?  Like when you have bought a new car and you start to notice all the cars same as yours. Same colour and same model etc. The motivation, goal or the drive to […]