September 8, 2016

The power of positivity

  ‘The best coaches do not see themselves as talented or otherwise but approach life as a constant journey of learning. They are open to and indeed welcome feedback as a means to improve’ Matt Driver, Coaching Positively   I am fortunate in that, over recent years, I have encountered a number of people who, as truly authentic coaches have, in different ways, enabled me to experience and to harness: […]
May 8, 2017

Creative visioning and goal setting: Visualise your Future

Creative visioning and me This time next week I will be looking back on my first coaching workshop. Will you have been there to Visualise your Future?           Joining Coaching York this year inspired me to put my head above the parapet and volunteer to provide an event. As part of this year’s International Coaching Week, I will be sharing with others the power of creative visioning. […]
August 20, 2017

SPARK your Creativity: successful interpretive writing

Sharing skills in successful interpretive writing I love running interpretive writing workshops. I get a great thrill from sharing the tips and techniques of successful interpretive writing.  The principles are simple, when you understand them. The trick is… practice!   A masterclass in writing   Some of you may have been to one of my Tips and Hints masterclasses on the PLB stand at M&H Show over the years. Those […]
August 10, 2023

Are you talking to me?

Tone of voice in interpretive writing I’ve been reflecting on the often forgotten aspect of tone of voice in interpretive writing. It’s been prompted by some interpretation I saw recently at Warkworth Castle. Their new graphics include panels written in the first person. As you explore you discover five different peoples’ perspectives or stories about life in the castle. Clearly first person content isn’t going to be suitable for every […]