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Meditating for Well Being

Now that we are coming up to our 12th week of lockdown and restrictions due to the Coronavirus, I’ve been making the most of this time being at home.  As I have a huge hunger for learning, I signed up for a few online courses to keep my mind ticking. One of the first courses…

10 Basic Rules to Live your Life by which Require No Talent

A few days ago, I was singing at the pre-Christmas lunch reception for Network Dublin (a business networking group for leading business women in Dublin) in the lovely Westin Hotel in Dublin City Centre. The key speaker for the event was Mick Bohan, the Manager of the Dublin Senior Ladies Gaelic Football Team.  His talk…

How to Programme Yourself to Respond Calmly in a Difficult Situation

While studying for my Certification in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) a few years back, I picked up a great technique to programme yourself to respond calmly in a difficult situation.  By difficult situation, I mean a situation where you have previously responded in a way that wasn’t useful or helpful to yourself or to the…
giving feedback

5 Ways to Receive Feedback Effectively

In my blog back in August, I talked about the importance of why Leaders should Ask more questions than Tell people what to do when giving feedback. While recently delivering an Effective Feedback workshop, a few people raised the question on how they should receive feedback effectively.  This got me thinking that maybe it’s not…
Christmas reflection

Christmas Time – A Time for Reflection

As the year is hastily making its way to a close, I thought for this month’s blog I’d reflect on the year gone by.  As my area of expertise is in Learning & Development, I thought why not reflect back on what I’ve learnt this year?  So here goes and not in any particular order:…
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