Brain – The Blog

Does change really have to be so hard?

Are you familiar with this model? Often known as the Kübler-Ross model, it gives the stages that you apparently need to go through when you experience grief or have to deal with a difficult change. Kübler-Ross Here are the five … Continue reading


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How to avoid mistakes when implementing change

To avoid mistakes, you need to know why the mistakes happen.   You may have seen this blog 5 Big mistakes to avoid when managing change In it I identified five mistakes you need to avoid when you are implementing … Continue reading


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Why being good is not good enough

And what to do about it Here’s what a delegate told us when he introduced himself a few years ago. He had worked hard at school to get into university. He had then studied hard at his chosen topic and … Continue reading


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Easy learning

Do you learn from your mistakes? I’m sure you do. It’s the best way to learn, isn’t it? From your own mistakes? Well, it might be, but there are other ways too. And they can be quicker and very powerful. … Continue reading


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Are you middle-aged? If so you might like to know this….

Yesterday I heard an extremely interesting interview with Barbara Strauch. She had some encouraging things to say about middle-aged brains. By the way, ‘middle-age’ is now classified as between 40 and 65. I’ve written a lot on how to keep … Continue reading


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Happiness Tips 2: Focus on the happy events coming up.

Do you spend too much time worrying about what’s coming up and how awful it will be? Many people do. And guess what? It’s a great way to make yourself unhappy. Has it ever occurred to you that that you … Continue reading


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Negotiation Mistakes 4: Being Angry

his is an easy mistake to make. Have you ever been really angry when someone has told you that you must do something? Or have you ever been very angry and told someone else to do something? There it is, … Continue reading


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Doom, Gloom and Choices

Do you ever pay attention to what you say and how you say it? Here’s an example of what I mean. I was working with a client recently who told me: “I’ll be exhausted by the end of this.” We … Continue reading


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