Happy New Year, but change can happen any day of the year
Why your problems are a problem
Do you have problems? Everyone has problems…right?!…Well…maybe not. Not according to Peter Crone…my new idol! Or let’s say that focusing on our problems are causing us problems.
For those not familiar with the film, Hunter Adams (Robin Williams) commits himself to a psychiatric institution for trying to commit suicide. His recovery comes not from the doctor, but from seeing something new, something that he hadn’t seen before, and insight that came from speaking to a fellow patient. His drive to…
Can being successful make the world a better place?
How do you measure success?
I’ve been thinking about this question a great deal recently, especially during my transition from fulltime employment to running my own coaching company, perhaps a little too much thinking, but that’s another story.
Like most people in my position I’ve been thinking about my company’s identity, and with that, I came up with ‘working with success to make a better world’. It sounded great to begin… so I thought, but the more I reflected, the more I questioned whether…
Why I trained as a Transformational Coach
Like all good stories, mine did not start at the beginning but at the end of a chapter. I didn’t know until fairly recently that the beginning was actually when I lost my brother in a car crash in 2002. As I turn 36 years of age next month, Kevin would have turned 37 today (12th June). This story is important to me, but the most important part of this story is that I learnt that it is in fact a ‘story’.
The story starts at the very end of a very long chapter in my life:
A few years ago, whist …