Find A Mentor – Kick Ass At Work Lesson 13

If  you work or own a business, then you need a mentor. A mentor is a person who you look up too, is uber experienced in your industry and is professionally, that person you aspire to be. Oh, and they are super successful. When I’m career coaching or small business...

7 Steps To Build Ultimate Resilience

How do you cope when things go wrong? Plus, why is it that some people are better at bouncing back from setbacks than other people? The answer is all down to RESILIENCE….. It’s a buzz word in the self-development industry at the moment because thankfully its...

Aggressive v Assertive. Which are you?

Last summer I worked with a wonderful lady who had developed low self-esteem and low confidence since starting a new job in a senior management role. She is an extremely intelligent lady, well educated, with over 20 years’ experience and highly thought of in her...

A Powerful Exercise To Help Stop Worrying

Firstly, there is no magical quick fix to stop you worrying. I say there is no magical fix to make you feel better, not to make you feel worse. The reason I say this, is because many people think they are alone in worrying about things. So let me reassure you: YOU'RE...

10 Steps To Perfect Delegation – Kick Ass At Work Lesson 12

Regardless of whether you are trying to grow a small business, own a multi-national corporation or work as an employee (whatever your level), the art of delegation is a survival skill that you should try to master as early on as possible. Notice I’ve said, survival...

10 Quick Steps To Stop Procrastination

It’s a BIGGY topic and extremely popular in my life coaching practice: PROCRASTINATION…… Hands up if you’re procrastinating over something now? What do you keep putting off that you know needs to be done? I would say that procrastination is one of the most popular...

The Life Changing Magic of a ROUTINE

One of the secrets to my success is definitely my routine, I find when I don't stick to my routine things simply don't get done. I believe routine is the key to success for many people actually. I personally have a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual routine...

Two Steps To Transform Your Life

My sincere promise to you is that these two steps will change your life. They changed mine. Now, stay with me for this because as boring as these two steps are going to sound, I PROMISE, they will change your life and will definitely form the first major steps towards...

When You Hate Your Job

If you absolutely HATE your job, you’re not alone. Many of my life coaching clients come to me for exactly this reason. It’s horrible. If you feel this way, then I’m here to tell you that this is not the way to live your life and you’re not trapped in this position....

How To Get Rid Of Those Lingering To Do Items.

I decided to write  How To Get Rid Of Those Lingering To Do Items based on a few enquiries I've had following my Kick Ass At Work Series. You can use this genius (yet uber simple method) at work or at home to get rid of those annoying list items that never seem to get...

How To Be Good At Confrontation

I was recently asked by Marie Claire to give some tips on confrontation and the more I thought about it, the more I realised how unfortunately deciding whether to “confront an issue” is likely to be a choice we have to make most days. How exhausting. Be it a rude...

Pick Your Tribe – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 11

Your Work Tribe are the people you chose to help you thrive and enjoy your work environment. We talk about “tribes” in our personal lives, but having a tribe at work is just as important. On average, we spend over 40 hours per week at work therefore, it’s vital that...

How To Set Goals – Coaching Exercise

The key to setting realistic goals is to think bigger picture, yet be realistic at the same time. So, for example, if you want to own an organic baby food empire but you're: A single mother. Have three kids under 7. Work in a supermarket part time. You need to firstly...

How To Control Your Temper

You've lost your temper. May be you were right. May be you were wrong. But you've lost your temper and now you look silly. We've all been there, I know I have countless number of times in the past, but thankfully I had a wake up call three years ago that helped me. I...

10 Ways To Instantly Boost Your Health

Hosting a weekly podcast on happiness & health has given me the opportunity to interview a number of super cool qualified people in the health arena. As such, I’ve quickly established proven health boosters that I’m happy to share with you now. In no particular order,...

Free Meditation Retreats

Yes, free meditation retreats. I've been dealing with clients recently who want to explore meditation in more depth, but either can't or won't to pay a fortune for a meditation retreat. So this got me researching retreats that are either free or good value for money....

How To Fit More Hours Into Your Day

How to fit more hours into your day? Impossible, right? WRONG! I LOVE this question because I believe I’ve come up with 10 effective ways to help you get back time. As in realistic, practical REAL ways to recover some time. If you follow my recommendations, I believe...

It’s Never As Bad As You Think – I’ve Got Proof!

It’s never as bad as you think and I've got first-hand proof! I’m talking about those events, normally job interviews or public speaking events, that when you think back, you want to change everything that you said or did. When you think back, you cringe over your...

What Do People Really Think of You?

Have you ever found out what people really think of you? It’s truly one of the most powerful and productive self-development exercises you will ever do. I use this exercise frequently with Client’s and it’s so simple yet uber uber effective. I get my Client to ask...

How To Make Extra Money Part 3

This is part 3 of my 3-part series on how to make additional money. Enjoy! Online Trading This isn’t as complicated as it sounds and it’s fairly easy to do. The best platforms are: Plus500 & eToro.com, but please do your own research also. Both of these platforms...

How Not To Make a Bad Day Worse!

How many times have you had a bad day and felt embarrassed because you reacted poorly? I have many times. Bad days often can’t be avoided; but it’s important to be able to recognise the bad days when they arise and know how to conduct yourself. Not to make them worse...

How To Stay Energised At Work – Kick Ass At Work Lesson 10

Staying energised at work is one of the most common complaints I hear from my Client’s. In fact, it’s one of the most common complaints I hear about full stop: inside or outside of work! So, I’ve compiled 13 super easy tips that will help you find more energy: Sleep –...

How To Make Extra Money Part 2

This is Part 2 of my 3-part series on how to make additional money. This week we cover a more diverse range of money making ideas. Enjoy! Lionbridge A genuine “work from home” company. It has good reviews and offers the potential to earn a good side income....

How To Make Extra Money

People come for Coaching because they want to change their lives. However, one of the biggest obstacles is always money. As a Coach, firstly I need to stress that if it’s only your finances holding you back, then this is one of the easiest obstacles to overcome!...

Don’t Work Long Hours – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 9

Finding yourself working at least 10 hours per day? Sometimes 12 hours and sometimes 14 to even 16 hours? On the contrary to thinking this shows commitment to your job and is a good thing: it's the exact opposite. It's unnecessary, unhealthy and a possible sign that...

Bad Boss Management – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 8

The difference between a good boss and a bad boss can be a life or death situation for your job. A good boss will motivate you, support you, encourage you and be proud of you. A bad boss will of course do the exact opposite. But worse. A bad boss can make your working...

How to not care what other people think of you!

How to not to care what other people think of you is a liberation. Honestly a liberation. It was a skill I learnt to master through Coaching and it’s helped me move forward in my life BIG time. Below are the 10 tips I give my Client’s to help them liberate themselves...

Sleep problems? Turbo Charged Remedies Part 2

The last of my blog series on sleep problems. Having problems getting to sleep or staying asleep (or both) is an issue for soooooooo many people. Don’t be one of them. Read on for my final tips: Quality Sleep Don’t stress over the amount of sleep you have had. It’s...

Sleep Problems? Turbo Charged Remedies Part 1

My last post on this topic focused on the basics for helping you get to sleep. This post and my next post, delve into the less obvious sleep remedies based on my experience of poor sleep. Here we go in no particular order: Blue Light Blocking Glasses Mine are shown...

Sleep Problems? The Basic Remedies

I believe sleep problems are close to epidemic levels. So many people I talk to have problems sleeping, which is worrying because sleep, I think, is probably THE most important thing for our health. The good news is, I’ve experimented with various sleep remedies (I...

E-mail Management- Kick Ass at Work Lesson 7

One of the biggest causes of work overload is e-mail management. Or rather e-mail mismanagement! For example, how many e-mails do you receive per day? It’s hard to put a number against how many e-mails you should reasonably receive per day, but as per a recent study...

Managing your Calendar – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 6

Managing your Calendar is relevant for everyone, not just Senior Management. We saw in Effective To Do List - Kick Ass Lesson 4 https://prosperitykitchen.co.uk/lifecoaching/2016/10/21/2771/ how important using your Calendar is for organising your tasks and ensuring you...

Take Frequent Breaks – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 5

Not rocket science, but frequently ignored and totally underestimated. Taking frequent breaks during the work day will increase your productivity. Do you know when you need a break? Symptoms to alert you to take a break Your wired Your bored Starting to day dream...

Effective To Do List – Kick Ass at Work Lesson 4

The Effective To Do List has made my work life much more effective. But before I explain how it works, I need to comment that there has been significant debate as to whether To Do Lists work; Richard Branson is an advocate for example but Kevin Kruse the productivity...

Saying No! Kick Ass at Work – Lesson 3

Saying no is difficult, particularly for women apparently. It's even harder in the work place. Could this be the reason why you are not excelling at work? Read on to understand why saying no is a good thing and how to do it. Benefits of saying no Saying no at work...

Remove Distractions – Kick Ass at Work – Lesson 2

If you want to shine in the work place you MUST take control of the distractions to turbo charge your productivity and efficiency. How? Implement the suggestions below and your distraction level will drop to virtually zero: Don’t look at e-mails first thing. Do your...

Most Important Task – Kick Ass at Work – Lesson 1

Laser Focus and tackling the Most Important Task first. That's how most successful people get ahead. They have laser focus on the most important “project or task” that has to be done and don’t get distracted until that task is done. If there is one way to instantly...

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