Empathy and Moccasins

About a decade ago, this happened. I would have been about 49 at the time and my client just a few years older, in her early fifties. Explaining her life situation to me in an induction call, she said: “I turned 50, my mother died and then I went through the menopause. I feel as though I have been in a fog for three years.” I remember what I thought. A big part of me in that moment thought “Oh, for goodness sake. GET. A. GRIP!” I’m not proud to admit that, it was early days for me as a […]

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How To Tell Someone You Love Them In Three Little Words

When I was going through my first career change from accountant to coach, my elders encouraged me to ask ten people who knew me really well to send me a description of myself in three words. The name of the game here is to help you come to know your authentic self as it is appreciated by those around you, so that you can market to those strengths. One of my favourites at the time, from someone who had known me as a friend for at least two decades, was razor sharp and blunt. Witty, well written and spot on. […]

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