Everybody wants to be Mr. Black

Everybody wants to be Mr. Black

The Quentin Tarantino fans amongst you will know that I am referring to a scene from the movie Reservoir Dogs, which comically plays out the difficulties of asking a gang of criminals to each choose a colour as an alias and of course, everybody wants to be Mr. Black!...
Do you feel heard in your life?

Do you feel heard in your life?

To be truly heard is one of the greatest gifts that someone could receive. And despite its apparent simplicity, it is also one of the rarest. Fortunately, listening deeply is something we can all cultivate.  To be heard, acknowledged and understood is a deep human...
Coaching: A way of being

Coaching: A way of being

(Different to my other blog posts, this is a long essay on my coaching model) At a very fundamental level, I believe the purpose of coaching is to support the individual to live in a manner that embraces their wellbeing, is fully engaged with the world and in harmony...
Self-awareness: The gateway to everything

Self-awareness: The gateway to everything

Self-awareness is what makes human beings as a species fundamentally different to others. It is self-awareness that allows us to go beyond simply doing; to reflect on what it is we are doing, how we are doing it and why we might be doing it. It is self-awareness that...