Why it's always important to hear the words "I'm sorry." Our words matter. Expressions of humility and regret still have value. Being unable to apologise is a recipe for disaster. Saying “I'm sorry” builds resilience in our relationships. We will be better equipped to weather the storms caused by our humanness. Don't waste your time
My dog is a great listener. He listens to understand. Active listening is one of the skills we need as coaches. In fact, it is the most fundamental skills in life and for effective communication and clarity. Sometimes we do not listen to understand we listen to reply. I am guilty! We can all develop
I am alone and embracing quiet time with a view of the River Finn in Donegal. Shut the world out. Withdraw from all worldly thoughts and occupations. Shut yourself in to be alone with oneself. Many of us are too busy for quiet time. Busyness seems like a new disease. Is it becoming an epidemic?
So many influencers, so little time. I do not know about you, but the word itself evokes resistance in me! I would love to challenge whoever defined the term “influencer” to change it to “encourager.” What alternatives would you use? I would love your feedback and opinion. Feel free to leave them in the comments below.
If you google the word coach the number of results is overwhelming. You'll see links for a surplus of coaches specialising in almost every aspect of life. There are performance coaches, sports coaches, business coaches, life coaches etc. I know you get me, right? Why are there so many coaches? Indeed I have a few