E is for The Art Of Encouragement

There are many ways to encourage people. One approach is to create a positive environment in which people feel able to explore their aims. It is then to encourage, educate and enable people to Read more

H is for Doing Your Best Whether You Are At The Village Hall Or The Carnegie Hall

Great workers follow the mantra that excellence is a habit. They aim to deliver high standards whether performing at the Village Hall or the Carnegie Hall.

Great educators aim to deliver superb sessions whether Read more

R is for Regaining Your Rhythm

Great workers often follow a certain rhythm in their work. An athlete may follow certain routines to perform at their best. A superb team may follow certain principles to achieve their picture of success.

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S is for A Person’s Style Supporting Or Stopping Others Achieving Success  

A person’s style is the way they behave, communicate and relate to people. The way they operate can support or stop other people achieving success.

A person may have good intentions, for example, but Read more

The Money, Meaning And Magic Approach

People want three things from work: money, meaning and magic. Money feeds the stomach. But meaning and magic feed the spirit and the soul.

A person needs enough money to get the basic materials Read more

The Fallow Times Can Be Fruitful Times Approach

People can sometimes experience a sense of flow when doing a stimulating piece of work or project. They enjoy setting specific goals, doing superb work and achieving success.

This is a process I have Read more

The Managing Triggers Approach

Different people have different triggers that can lead to them behaving in ways that cause difficulties. Sometimes they may manage such situations successfully. Sometimes they may fall into a downward spiral.

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The Beating The Double Bind Approach

Have you ever been in a double bind? This is a situation in which – no matter what you do – you seem bound to lose.

Double binds cause great pain in the family Read more

The Pot Fillers And Pot Drillers Approach

There are many ways to encourage people. One way is to be a pot filler rather than a pot driller. This approach is based on the work of Virginia Satir, a great family therapist.

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C is for The Cottage, Castle And Cathedral  

People can choose to work in three places during their lives: the cottage, the castle or the cathedral. Some try all three and then may return to the cottage. Let’s explore these places to Read more