Keith Richards Does Personal Development

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“Great songs write themselves. You’re just being led by the nose, or the ears. The skill is not to interfere with it too much.   Ignore intelligence, ignore everything; just follow it where it takes you. You really have no say in it, and suddenly there it is: “Oh, I know how this goes,” and…

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Journey of a coach: Part 1 – Experiments in vulnerability

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This new blog series is about me purposefully opening myself up more than I ever have before and seeing what flows. This is me committing fully to hide nothing and hold nothing back. It’s an experiment in vulnerability. Yet in the process I hope to reconnect more with who I really am so I can…

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How To Be Confident In Any Situation

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This is a sample chapter from my upcoming book, Personal Alchemy: Grow your business by growing yourself. For more info and to get an advance copy please join the private FB group _______________________________________________________________ Every morning that you wake up you have a choice. On the one hand you can choose to simply accept that you…

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DON’T SETTLE

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Don’t settle: a short video about a recent insight into the importance of not settling. You see, too many people are quick to lay down and accept they can’t change anything. But here’s the thing, everyone has the power to step up and change the status quo; be it a relationship, a new career, a…

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Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Stop Comparing

‘I’ll be happy when…’ I’m sure we’ve all said these words at some point in our development, or at the very least a riff on them: ‘I’ll be ready when…’ ‘I’ll be successful when…’ I know I’ve said all three at some point in my life. And the rest… You see its really easy to…

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How to get started when you don’t feel like it

How to get started when you don’t feel like it

I was laid up with a bad chest infection at the start of this month which meant I was out of action for a good couple of weeks. Now, I’m not ill very often and not one to bask in it so it really did knock me out for a time. But you’ll be happy…

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Two of The Best Sufi Poems

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My work with Jamie Smart has been life-changing both in the way I see my own world but also in the work I do with my clients and partners. One of the things that made a lasting impact on me is that he showed its OK to bring spiritual and enlightened ideas into a modern, business…

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Can You Reduce Stress When Making Important Decisions?

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I think we all reach a point in our careers when we decide enough is enough. Sure, the money isn’t to be sniffed at and you’ve risen far, but more and more it begins to dawn on you that this is not the life you had planned out for yourself. And in fact the more…

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SO02: Power, Impostors & Green Lights

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Happy Friday and its shout-out time again… 1. Quote I’m resonating with this week: “Nothing external to me has any power over me.” – Walt Whitman I think we all know this – but I also feel there’s different kinds of knowing. There’s the intellectual way of knowing and then there’s the deeper understanding that…

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Everything Has Changed…

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I’m writing today as a lot is changing. And, a lot has already changed for me over the past few months. I’ve been working with a new mentor and attending life-changing retreats where I’ve had some major paradigm shifting insights in terms of how I coach and the way I work with clients. I’m very…

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