Are you being too accommodating?

Are you being too accommodating?

Home » Archives for Alison Reid When I was a little girl, my eldest brother used to borrow from my piggy bank to help fund a night out. As a 7 or 8 year-old where my parents provided everything I needed, I didn’t have much of a case to put up to my...
Courage before confidence

Courage before confidence

Home » Career Over the past year, I’ve been setting up my stall as a speaker to share my messages with more people and grow my leadership and career coaching practice. I’ve done alot of training, facilitating and presenting in my time, but I’ve found that speaking is...
How to know the right thing to do

How to know the right thing to do

Home » Leadership » Page 2 What’s led you to reading this article? Did you see the title and think, “Great! Someone’s going to give me a process/formula/magic bullet (circle as appropriate) for making the “right” decision about my...
What assumptions are you making? Be curious.

What assumptions are you making? Be curious.

Home » Leadership » Page 2 A few years ago, I rented out my flat. The new tenant was initially very enthusiastic about the garden and promised to look after it. Inspecting the property a few months later, I discovered the garden had been pretty neglected except for a...
confidence is never lost, only hiding

confidence is never lost, only hiding

Home » Leadership » Page 2 Last year, I went along to a few improvisation classes in Brighton in search of some fun and a creativity boost, drop-in classes designed for all levels including novices like me. I love the silly games and the encouraging atmosphere –...