Half a story

We are missing half of the story!

I’ve recently read the book Cassandra Speaks by Elisabeth Lesser. In her introduction she writes:   Humans love stories. We always have. We write them and read them, tell them and show them, learn from them and live by them. Throughout history, most of humankind’s origin stories, hero’s journey tales, novels, and films have been…

Do I have to lower my standards?

This is one of the questions our clients with a tendency for perfectionism usually ask us before signing up to coaching or our Gentle Ambition programme.  Having built whole careers and lives on the ability to create outstanding outcomes I can see the reluctance in their face. Lowering my standards? The sheer thought sends ripples…

Tell Me More

Is all feedback worth the same attention? Have you ever been in a situation where you have received a piece of “advice” that you were just not sure what to do with? In the latest Azkua blog, Manuela Damant was talking about the potential resistance you might face when choosing to show up from a…