Category Archives: Executive Coaching

Bereavement Counselling: When should you seek support?

“Bereavement is a powerful word for our reactions to the overwhelming way death attacks us in the loss of a spouse, a child or another loved one”. Kennedy & Charles The loss of a loved one causes a broad range … Continue reading

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How to Grow Old Disgracefully (and guilt free)

                Here’s the question. At what age should you stop celebrating birthdays? Perhaps when the candles cost more than the cake? In May, I was 60 and went a bit crazy. Golfing outings … Continue reading

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Get some ‘R&R’: Building Routines & Resilience

The Hunt for My Pullover: In Ireland we call them Pullovers or Jumpers.   Preferably made from pure wool, it’s the single best way to keep the damp at bay, during the 9-month weather period (October to June) in Ireland when … Continue reading

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Managing Executive Transitions

One time Unionist MP for South Down, Enoch Powell, is famous for his so-called ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech delivered in 1968 when he stated: “All political lives, unless they are cut off in midstream at a happy juncture, end in … Continue reading

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The Success Recipe: What does it look like?

I was dragged out of a deep sleep early last Thursday morning. Cillian slept through his alarm and was late for work. Daddy Taxi to the rescue – again! The speed limits only apply after 8am. Right? On the way … Continue reading

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The Power of Changing Your Mind

Q: How do you know that you are getting old? A: When you start to like Michael Buble! A couple of years ago, I was dragged along to see Michael Buble. He was playing at the Point Depot (or was … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Creating Dependency Relationships

Come to the edge We might fall Come to the edge It’s too high Come to the edge! and they came He pushed them and they flew Christopher Logue (Ode to the Dodo) All helping professions (including management consultancy and … Continue reading

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