Fit Matters

A tale of two Titans - Part 1

If you’ve never heard of Anthony (Tony) Robbins, then chances are, you’re not going to be overly interested in this week’s FIT Matters. Tony’s story is an extraordinary one – as is the man hi... Read More

Emotional Intelligence - the vital ingredient for all ages

In his book Emotional Intelligence, author Daniel Goleman suggested that EQ (Emotional Quotient) might actually be more important than IQ. Howard Gardner, developmental psychologist and crea... Read More

You DON’T have to be great to get started...

...although you DO have to get started to be great!  The New Year hasn’t started quite as we’d planned (and boy have we planned), because while David’s COVID-19 test returned negative yesterda... Read More

Being in two minds is a good thing!

As you begin the wind down this week, perhaps you’d like to reflect on this mad crazy year & begin to think about the New Year ahead – from TWO perspectives… Because being in TWO minds, especially ... Read More

A big Thank You from my Dad!

Hearing the sad news of Barbara Windsor’s passing last Thursday, got me reminiscing again about my dear old Dad… He died just a few months after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s (NOT as a result of... Read More

Take a leaf out of Southgate's book

I mean, literally – there is much we can learn from Gareth Southgate’s just-released autobiography Anything is Possible: Be Brave, Be Kind & Follow Your Dreams and we’d do well to pay attention to... Read More

Not EVERYTHING is cancelled!

They say HOPE is everything to those who have nothing – and it seems this may well be true for some, especially at this present time with all that’s happening in the world. And I’m not just talking... Read More

Who do you think you are?

The witty Irish playwright Oscar Wilde was a genius – he had a phenomenal ability to incorporate aspects of both fantasy and realism into his works. Through thoughtful imagery and realistic dialec... Read More

KIND people live LONGER!

World Kindness Day was celebrated last Friday 13th November, as it is each year and although it is NOT currently a day affiliated with any religion or political movement, over 28 nations participat... Read More

Navigate your way through Lockdown 2.0

So here we are again – lockdown round 2 ☹ Just when we were starting to adjust to a new normal World of Work (WOW!) having picked ourselves up and dusted ourselves down, we’re now having to dig dee... Read More

Lessons from Pooh and Piglet!

I’m a big fan of T. Harv Eker, author of Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, best known for his theories on wealth and motivation, having helped over 2 million people achieve financial freedom and ste... Read More

I've got good news and bad news for you...

Well, you know me – ever the optimist and always one for focusing on the positive, rather than festering on the negative, so I’m starting this week’s FIT Matters with the GOOD NEWS…. Social Media h... Read More

Are you a Rising Resilient?

It seems RESILIENCE is the buzzword right now. We need shedloads of it, in both business AND life as we continue to navigate our way through this craaazy pandemic. I talked a lot about RESILIENCE i... Read More

Are you as resilient as Rob's Trunki?

I’m entering my 2nd week in quarantine, having spent 10 glorious days at my sister’s place in Spain, lapping up the sun’s rays; enjoying some scrummy tapas; drinking sangria and wandering along the... Read More

Klopp would NEVER put his fans before his players - and neither should YOU!

Putting your customers’ needs before your employees needs is BONKERS, right? I mean, a football manager would NEVER put his fans’ physical or emotional wellbeing ahead of their players, would they?... Read More

You CAN have your cake and eat it too!

I watched a fascinating vodcast on the BBC Ideas site last week, by author & podcaster Bruce Daisley, all about the role of the office moving forward and whether office life, such as that which exi... Read More

Are you appropriately dressed?

I loved English at school – and I did very well in my O Levels (as they were called back then) in both English Language and English Literature. Perhaps that’s why, when I studied for my NLP Practit... Read More

Wanna' know a secret?

Last week I registered to attend an upcoming bitesize learning event, all about how to accelerate performance and development by creating a coaching culture and how to discover new, innovative ways... Read More

Stop staring at the ceiling!

So last week saw our little (and not so little) ones head back to school, for the first time since lockdown back in March – and it’s been a rather emotional, bumpy ride for some of them (and us) ha... Read More

Q&A 60 second Ice Breaker

We’ve had a ball this last week with our lovely VIP client – and we’re all set to have another one this week, when we continue with the re-launch of a culture change programme we began with them at... Read More
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