Into Minds

What Are You Really Saying?

Minds Aligned - Friday, September 22, 2017

Words flow around us all day and every day. It is incredibly rare that there are moments of absolute silence given we tend to have a continuous conversation in our heads as much as we may be engaged in a conversation with others. Read more »

Social Anxiety

Minds Aligned - Friday, September 15, 2017

Have you ever been in a social setting surrounded by strangers that you’re supposed to talk to and found that you’ve broken into a sweat, your heart is pounding and you feel like heading for the nearest exit?  You may have what is described as social anxiety disorder or social phobia. Read more »

How Would You Handle It?

Minds Aligned - Saturday, September 09, 2017

How do we cope and keep our sense of self when the world around us suddenly delivers an experience that is totally out of our control? When is it OK to show the effect of that event and what emotions are appropriate? Read more »

The Importance of Fathers

Minds Aligned - Friday, September 01, 2017

With Fathers’ Day fast approaching let’s take a moment to celebrate the wonderful fathers in our communities and recognise them for all that they contribute to the family in so many ways. Read more »

Slow Food

Minds Aligned - Friday, August 25, 2017

As part of my rather convoluted past I spent part of my early life in restaurants and kitchens learning from and working with some fantastic chefs as we developed and built successful teams educating in food design, menu construction and the organising principles that make restaurants great. As you’d recognise from watching various cooking programs on TV it is incredibly demanding, extremely challenging and wonderfully satisfying when you get it right. It’s soul destroying when you don’t. Read more »

What Did You Expect?

Minds Aligned - Friday, August 18, 2017

How often are you disappointed?  With other people or with something that’s occurred (or not) or with yourself?  If it happens often then maybe it’s time to check in with your expectations. Read more »

Fearing The Finish

Minds Aligned - Friday, August 11, 2017

In chatting with a client the other day – a man in his early 60s, an expert in his field as a go to trouble shooter in an international multi-million dollar business and dedicated to his work - I asked him what he thought about retirement. It had come up in our conversation and he acknowledged that it is a real option for him now. Read more »

Finding Your Flock

Minds Aligned - Friday, August 04, 2017

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Time To Turn Around?

Minds Aligned - Friday, July 28, 2017

At times it can be easy for us to dwell on the past, focusing on all of the ‘negative’ things.  We look for all of the occasions when we feel things have gone wrong or not how we wanted them to, when we or others have or haven’t done or could have/should have done better and we can  get overwhelmed by the what ifs and if onlys.  Is that you? Read more »

Fear Of Failure

Minds Aligned - Friday, July 21, 2017
Over many years serving as a leader in organisations, manager in business and as a facilitator/executive coach I have had the remarkable opportunity to hear many, many peoples stories and to engage in supporting them through change or transformation in order to build clarity and focus in their life, their role, their contribution. Read more »