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FEAR

Fear. A short word for such a powerful yet, controlling emotion. Fear is a strong emotion, caused by great worry about something dangerous, painful or unknown that is happening or might happen in the future. Typical fears that prevent us from being successful can include inadequacy, uncertainty, change, losing control, being judged, something bad happening […]

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I love my job, do you?

Happy Happy Wednesday! Or Happy Hump Day for those of you in a typical 9/5 (if you are unaware or unfamiliar with the term ‘Hump Day’ it is used in context to describe climbing a proverbial hill, to get through a tough week). I stumbled across this quote three weeks ago… “Choose a job you […]

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Kiki Kirby Coaching Love

The People You Love

What would we do without the people surrounding us, that love us and simply understand us?   It would be quite a difficult life to imagine.   But, unfortunately their importance in our lives can be easily forgotten.   It’s understandable with many other duties we have such as work, business and life admin.   […]

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What is your 2020 vision?

I already know what you’re thinking… Why am I talking about 2020 now? Firstly, let me inform you that currently, there are only 18 weeks left of 2019! (113 days made up of 3192 hours) Yes! Three thousand, one hundred and ninety-two hours. That is all. By the time I’ve written, edited and published this […]

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The C Word

‘To make or become different.’ ‘The process of causing a function, practise or thing to become different somehow compared to what it is at present or what it was in the past.’ Common C’s you will experience in the workplace: Physical – your office, desk space Management – new role, reporting lines Redundancy – workforce […]

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Who is GenZ? Celebrating the talent of the future.

You might be familiar with traditionalists or the silent generation of 1925-45, baby boomers of 46-63 or Generation X of 64-78. However, I am sure you are very familiar with the frequently used term, millennial. I myself, have been referred to as a ‘typical millennial’ on various occasions and told that I am ‘too young’ […]

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How can you combat high employee turnover? Invest in your people!

Every organisation is different. Every challenge is unique. But at the heart of every successful company are its people. People from all over the world, leave their jobs for many different reasons and you’ll be surprised – it’s not money! A small minority of these reasons are out of our control, including emigrating to follow […]

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What is DISC profiling and how can it be used in the workplace?

So what is a DISC profile? It is an assessment that centres around four different personality types: Dominant, Inspiring, Supportive and Cautious. You complete a series of questions that produces a detailed report about your personality and behaviour and highlights which one of these four area’s you are most like. It is called an assessment rather than a test, due […]

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Graduate Blues

Life Lessons – Graduating and Seeking Employment Three years at university, although it goes very fast, tests you in a lot of different areas; patience, concentration, the ability to remember and recite key information, presenting, reading, writing etc. I could go on! What it doesn’t test you in or prepare you for is transitioning into a new […]

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Universal ‘People Problems’ in the Workplace

After researching typical ‘people problems’ found in a number of organisations, the findings were clear: every workplace has people problems and the majority of them are the same. Learning how to tackle these problems head-on, will, in turn, lead to a happier workforce, higher productivity and increase job satisfaction. The first people problem that was mentioned most frequently was […]

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