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All of my work is based on a core framework of beliefs and processes. I call this framework Self-With-Others. Whatever area I am working in, this framework guides how I structure learning, mentorship, consultancy, practical research, and creative process. This is an outline of...

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Light is Stronger than Dark.

Light is Stronger than Dark. A single candle can illuminate the world. It’s the oldest human story of all. Photo by Ehteshamul Haque Adit on Unsplash “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness” Anne Frank It’s deep winter. Snow’s been lying...

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GET REAL! What is Authenticity?

Get Real! What is Authenticity? Authentic. Behave authentically. Respond authentically. Make an authentic offer. Be who you really are. What does this mean? ‘I am large, I contain multitudes.’ (Walt Whitman) I interact in multiple ways with my world. As environments and contexts change,...

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Suffering or Safety

Are you Suffering or are you Safe? ‘Isolated’ and ‘Insulated’ – in English – share the same origin: the Latin word ‘Insula’ (island). Essentially they are the same word. One suggests excluding an individual from their surroundings.The other suggests protecting an individual from threat.One...

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Tools and Time

One of the things that most bothers me when I mentor or coach people, is when they say: ‘I’m not confident — never have been, never will be.’ It’s like they think they lack some ‘gene’ for confidence. It bothers me because if you...

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Why Presence?

Why Presence? You learn through experience. In fact, the only way you learn is through experience. Your brain – that amazing complex mess of neurons and ganglia and grey matter and synapses and hemispheres and all of that stuff – sits in the darkened...

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