Monthly Archives: February 2011

Take control of your time and your life

Loving Work: Fulfilment from taking control This came through on an e-mail from my friend Laith Hofayz, successful corporate trainer and MD of ImpactSkills Training: A very quick tip for you… I think this beautifully articulates what we know we should be doing, but don’t necessarily do.   By one of my favourite speakers /…

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Loving work: Are you a joy-stealer?

Job satisfaction: there’s someone for every task Some of us love spreadsheets and analysis.  Some folks love going out networking and talking to loads of people.  Some like working one-to-one with people in coaching, counselling or consulting.  Some love messing about with computers, keeping them running and defending them against hacking and virus attacks.  And…

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What’s wrong with being a Jack-of-All-Trades?

Focus Coaching: How tight should your niche be? The phrase “Jack of All Trades and Master of None” is frequently used in a pejorative sense, implying that being a “Jack” at something isn’t enough.  In the old craft guilds, a ‘Jack’ was the term used to describe a journeyman, someone who had completed their apprenticeship,…

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