Author Archives: Adrian

Leaders need to stand on two legs

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Filed under Business Coaching, Career Coaching, Leadership, Teamwork, Vision and Strategy

Here are two great expositions of what it takes to be an exceptional leader: John C. Maxwell’s Five Levels of Leadership and Jim Collin’s Level Five Leadership. The detail can be found in their respective books: The Five Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential, Read More...

Did I remember that correctly?

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Filed under Book recommendations, Personal development

How well do you notice and then remember what is going on around you? When someone called at the vicarage the other day I had just sat down to lunch. So I wasn’t really paying attention to this person collecting for poppy day. It would be easier to hand over some cash that spend time finding out if they were genuine. Afterwards, when I felt they were bogus, I thought about how I would describe them to a police officer and I found it really difficult to remember much at all. Height, hair colour, what was he wearing, facial features, distinguishing marks? Perhaps if I pass him in the street I might recognise him? Would I be able to Read More...

Seven Ways to Practise “Micro-Relaxation”

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Filed under Personal Coaching, Spirituality

Would you like to feel totally relaxed in less than a minute? Then read on. Here’s a fun way to find an oasis of peace in the midst of a busy life.

The main holiday of the year is something to look forward to. We know we need to relax and so we save up our anxiety and stress and trust that two weeks in the sun will restore our sanity and return us to being fully human. On the other hand, every week-end is meant to offer a break from the routine pressures of life and a chance to unwind and relax. But what if we cannot wait for that big holiday break? Or the week-end passes without ofering respite?

Some people have tried Read More...