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What’s Your Personality Type?

Use This Personality Test For Ideas On Careers, Relationships And Friends   I use a personality test with many of my clients when we are building their self-awareness.   I’ve found it helps them understand more about ‘why they  behave like they do’ and gives suggestions of potential careers that would suit them.   The Meyers-Briggs…

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The 6 Things Confident Women Don’t Do

I’m sure we can all think of someone we know who just seems to ooze confidence. Who seems comfortable in all situations and doesn’t appear to be nervous or self-doubting.     What is it that determines how confident a person is?   Confidence is multifactorial. The biggest influencers on your confidence levels are; your genetics,…

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4 Secrets To Taking Criticism Confidently

What’s your childhood experience of taking criticism?       Think back, do any of these sound like situations you were criticised in?   Shouted at for breaking something or making a mess Laughed at for not ‘being cool’ or not achieving at school Labelled on your school report as lazy or disruptive Undermined for your…

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What’s Your Communication Style? – Aggressive Anna, Doormat Dawn or Manipulative Mary?

  When a client says “I need help with being more assertive” I’m always interested to find out about their current communication style.   Because what I’ve found is that we generally fall into one of four different communication behaviours.   I’ve given each communication style a descriptive name – which one/s do you resonate with?…

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Why Asking For Help Shows Confidence

When you imagine yourself as a really confident person, what does that look like? Does it mean your loud, gregarious, independent and self-contained? Or could it be quiet, calm, authentic and comfortable with asking for help?   For some reason asking for help in our society has become a sign of weakness. Why is it…