The Invitation

The Invitation

The Invitation “The Invitation” by Oriah Mountain Dreamer: For inspiration. Why? Because I can: Enjoy! “It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will […]

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Your Brilliance

Your Brilliance

I’m Blogging Off Until Next Week. Holiday! Here’s a little reminder of your brilliance in the mealtimes. See you next week. R xox “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask […]

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entrepreneurial spark

Entrepreneurial Spark

Where does entrepreneurial spark originate? Well isn’t that just the question! And, I suspect this might just be the point. The fact that it is called a ‘spark’ is reflective of the immediacy of the entrepreneurial urge. For we are dynamic individuals who join the dots and problem solve in the blink of an eye. When asked […]

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entrepreneurial spirit

Entrepreneurial Spirit

I love this post exploring the nature of  entrepreneurial spirit. What it does for me is to really embed the notion that we entrepreneurs are a bunch of ‘Doers”. If you have plenty of innovative ideas but you merely expound their possibilities verbally you are not an entrepreneur. Talking about great ideas makes you a ‘dreamer’. Dreaming […]

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entrepreneur idea

Entrepreneur Idea

Entrepreneur Idea: Here’s a list of business ideas for the entrepreneur. However, If you are seeking your ideas from a list generated by someone else, then perhaps you are not really an entrepreneur at all. Why? Because the very notion of entrepreneurial spirit is that you are constantly generating ideas for yourself. Now you may not have […]

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entrepreneur

Entrepreneur

With increasing job uncertainty in the uk, more and more individuals with multidisciplinary skills, are taking to entrepreneur route. Here is a link to some excellent national business start-up support if entrepreneurship appeals to you too. I had a misconception of the personality type of an entrepreneur. Raised by socialist parents who worked in the […]

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mentoring course

Mentoring Course

Here’s a link to a Bristol based ILM accredited mentoring course. What you will notice is that it is a coaching AND mentoring  course. Raising the question of what is the difference between the two. I looked a whole range of definitions provide by various professional organisations and discovered, that as an experienced coaching practitioner, I disagreed with […]

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mentoring program

Mentoring Program

If you are considering starting a mentoring program Here’s some guidance. Whatever your structure, and structure is important, the fundamental purpose of mentoring is to ‘show yourself’. “Come as you are……… “. This is not a cultural norm in the Uk. We have, unbeknownst to us, become all wrapped up in the ‘oughts and shoulds’ of our actions, […]

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Mentoring Meaning

Mentoring Meaning

One definition of Mentoring meaning is this: a senior or more experienced individual(the mentor) is assigned to act as an advisor, counselor, or guide to a junior or trainee This is particularly seen formally in employment but I believe mentoring plays a far bigger role in our lives than we give it credit for. For as […]

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