Tag Archives: Happiness

I’m not paranoid – I’m just isolated: coaching reflections on how our thoughts can mask facing up to the real issue

Take Away Line All of us have these little annoying loops that go round in our minds. They can sometimes appear almost paranoid. But can we think of them as purposeful in anyway? Sometimes they can mask a bigger concern, … Continue reading

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In praise of recognition, but not praise itself: coaching reflections for leaders

Take Away Line Half-hearted praise does as much for self-esteem as casual criticism. If you want to build the confidence of your people, they need to feel recognised not praised. And that’s about how you engage with them. Whole-hearted and fully … Continue reading

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Happiness at Work: The Spirituality of Success

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Take Away Line Much of the literature on happiness seems to emphasise the importance of removing barriers to happiness, since happiness is more or less a natural state.  Removing barriers has been a theme of all these articles.  But there … Continue reading

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Happiness at Work: Managing Well-being

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Take Away Line Whether it’s to survive the tough times we live in or to perform in the Olympics, we have to keep well.  Keeping well is the baseline for job satisfaction and happiness generally.  But wellness is not just … Continue reading

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