Step off the hamster wheel

It is your hamster wheel so jump off any time

  Recently, I was featured alongside my husband, Ian Locke, in a Wiltshire Business article focussing on our independent separations from corporate life to run coaching businesses; me business life coaching and Ian personal training and nutrition. The headline was, … Read More

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is this llife for an entrepreneur?

Scream if you want to go faster – is the life of an entrepreneur really like a roller coaster ride?

How often have you heard or even said yourself that being an entrepreneur is a bit of an emotional roller coaster ride? Check out this example: “Starting your own business is like riding a roller coaster. There are highs and … Read More

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Confort zone expanding for a thrill

Comfort zone expanding for thrills

Last year I wrote about my trip to the Monaco GP and how this birthday gift taught me some valuable lessons about learning to let go. https://www.thechangeagent.me/f1-racing-cars-show-fun-letting-go/ Well, I am still celebrating that birthday as one of my gifts was a … Read More

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Your past self – the key to your future success?

Our plans can feel daunting and ambitious. They may feel beyond us but if we look to our past achievements (and setbacks) there are clues as to what we need to do or believe in order to succeed. Sometimes we … Read More

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Comfort zone expanding for a laugh

My last blog talked about the comfort of knowing who you are and how you can make better decisions when you have a strong sense of self. https://www.thechangeagent.me/when-comfortable-is-a-good-thing/  I talked about how being comfortable with who you are is important … Read More

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Sense of self – when being “comfortable” is a good thing

Having a strong sense of self is an area of life where comfort is a good thing because being comfortable with who you are and what you stand for is key to making good decisions about where you go in life and … Read More

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Business success is all in the mindset

So many of us leave corporate life to start up our own business with goals of finding freedom, self-expression, more say in how we spend our time, flexibility etc.  We think we can just focus on delivering the skill or … Read More

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Handling redundancy: some tips

For some people, redundancy is a relief.  It is the kick up the bum they were looking for, a enforced break and the chance to go in a different direction.  But if you didn’t see it coming, and you weren’t … Read More

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My view of a Ferrari coming into the casino bend. The driver is not letting go.

Letting go: How F1 showed me I don’t need to be in the driving seat any more

I am a planner.  I think ahead, anticipate, organise and schedule. I write to do lists. I am not known for letting go of control or “going with the flow”.  Consequently, I don’t handle last minute changes, interruptions to my timetable, or … Read More

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Coaches also need fresh ideas and perspective

The power of a fresh perspective

Anyone can suffer from the occasional crisis of confidence or can feel stuck; paralysed by choice or their own thoughts.  That includes coaches.  That includes me.  So what do we coaches do when we experience these sorts of dilemmas?  Do … Read More

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