Podcast Ep 118: A Week Without a Challenge

This week in episode 118 of Own It! the podcast we don’t have a Client Challenge or Opportunity of the week to debate. After 118 shows we’ve run out. At Christmas I handed over the baton to Nicola to come every week with a new challenge as I was finding it too stressful and I am gratified that she’s run out so quickly. Now she understands why I passed on that particular monkey. A week without a challenge sounds like a good thing, but not if you are a podcaster it isn’t! There he is… said monkey, without a challenge, […]

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The Three Elements of Motivation

The three parts to motivation are direction, effort and persistence.  We might have one or even two, but without all three we aren’t going very far;  it’s just exhausting. Here’s how this works in my life. I am often a tad worried about stepping up to the plate so a challenge isn’t the best thing for me, in fact it can be terrifyingly disabling.   But stretch is always good. I frequently know I should do something, but we don’t trade in shoulds in coaching, only desires, and we always know what we want deep down. When I come across someone who has […]

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