An essential skill in coaching is having the ability to listen. To be fully focussed on what your client is saying.
We listen to understand, not to reply.
My reply or response should be to ask feedback questions to ensure that I comprehend what my client is saying.
Once I have that clarity, I can then contribute to the conversation.
In Japan, there are people whose job it is to listen, and not to comment at all!
I can see how useful this might be.
A client, if you will, is free to dump his stuff – to fully unload what’s on his mind.
In the process, it is possible that during this one way dialogue, the client actually has his own realisation; his own “aha!”; and thus a pathway forward.
You too might consider this as something you’d like to do.
If so, fill in the form on the contact me section, and let me just listen without judgement of any kind.
A new way of self development.

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I have written about this many times before. The key message is that success or the pursuit of success is a waste of time if you are unwell. Poor health limits excellence. Poor health is limiting.
A key goal should always be robust good health, starting with a healthy diet. Poor food choices are no doubt the number one precursor to disease.
To achieve any worthwhile goal, begin with the end in mind. You will have a gap between where you are now and where you want to be [the goal]. Break your journey into easily achievable steps. Each step becomes a milestone. The more of these little milestones you can pass, the closer you get to your goal.
Confucius said it best: The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step.
Following this process is really good for your own personal development not to say your sense of well being.
If you are unsure about food choices or diet, get some advice. Maybe just throw away all soda style drinks. Limit bread and maybe have a salad made with leafy greens. Go easy on the dressings. All store bought snack foods should be dumped. Drink more water.
Take a little exercise. Maybe commit to a brief walk late afternoons each day. Movement is good for your whole being.
These ideas are seemingly very simple and they are! Surprisingly many won’t even bother to start, which is why, on a global basis, diseases such as cancer, obesity, heart disease and diabetes are increasing at alarming rates.
A good idea is to take some basic measurements, waist, weight for example before you start. Over time you can revisit these. It is a simple way to judge your progress.
I invite you to begin to make small changes today.
If you have no idea how or where to begin, then email me. Together we can get you started.

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I often wonder why online marketers bother with their automated “cheat” sytems attempting to hijack legitimate websites in a vain attempt to divert the genuine reader and followers to their dodgy rubbish.
As in life, you won’t get very far by cheating or taking short cuts.
If you want anything worthwhile, hire a coach, set some gaols and take action. Your sense of self – worth automatically lifts.
Life begins to get better.
You will experience ups and downs, highs and lows, some failure, but that’s life. Those that are prepared to pick them selves up, persevere until the end is reached, will find that all of that pain, that fear and doubt was well worth it.