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By: Daryl Watson On: September 16, 2017 In: Blog Comments: 0

Many years ago, Vernon Howard wrote a story about a community of eagles that lived on a beautiful mountain range. It’s message is as powerful today as it was many, many years ago – simply stated elevate your thoughts. “The eagles were happy and found an abundance of food...

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May
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By: Daryl Watson On: May 27, 2017 In: Blog Comments: 0

Feedback. I’ve given it – aplenty! I’ve received it – aplenty! Most recently however, when I expected and needed it most, and despite asking (on a few occasions) – nothing was forthcoming. My reaction – I was both disappointed and infuriated at the same time, especially after all the...

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Apr
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By: Daryl Watson On: April 25, 2017 In: Blog Comments: 0

We’re always deciding something. Stripped down to its essentials, life is about making choices and decisions! What direction will I move in now? What job will I take? Who will I marry? Is that the house we really want? Will I have that healthy piece of fruit or that tasty cake?! Do I...

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Dec
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By: Daryl Watson On: December 29, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

Dissemblance – am I guilty of it? A few weeks ago, I sat listening to Brad Agle, co-author of “The Business Ethics Field Guide” on a 2 day programme of workshops in London.   Two words have stuck with me ever since – “Never Dissemble”. In his keynote address, Brad...

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01
Aug
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By: Daryl Watson On: August 01, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

Powerful Coaching Conversation “The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” – Nathaniel Brande.Over the last 25 years, I have had a multitude of coaching conversation and opportunities to sit in counsel with literally 100’s, perhaps even 1000’s of individuals to provide coaching, counselling or to...

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23
Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 23, 2016 In: Blog, Uncategorized Comments: 0
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Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 15, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

The importance of listening for great communication is widely understood, presenting an important challenge for anyone aspiring to be a great communicator. Yet, our day-to-day understanding of the practice of listening is often confined by a little understood conviction, an assumption that limits the practice in a simple yet...

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13
Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 13, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

Dave, co-facilitating a leadership development programme with me some years ago said, ‘don’t just do something, stand there’ – which resonated with what we had been talking about in the group. In our busy, hurry up world, which we co-create for ourselves, we have become obsessed with ‘doing’ –...

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10
Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 10, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

Knowing that listening is fundamental to being a great communicator and great communication is one thing, being a great listener is something quite different, a road less travelled. One is a well-used highway, the other a little used pathway for the simple reason that our education is grounded in...

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Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 07, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

Isn’t it interesting how listening and speaking are intimately linked like two wings of a bird in flight, where the depth and quality of one has a direct and immediate impact on the depth and quality of the other? In our everyday, busy world we ordinarily place the emphasis...

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