Are you a creator or a reporter?

Do you live in a created world, where you are responsible for creating everything that happens in that world? Or do you live in a reported world where you are a reactor to things that happen? There will be clues in the day to day language that you use – and language is a fundmental part of who you are. …

The Fly – Where are you blind to opportunity?

Have you ever missed an opportunity? I would be amazed if you haven’t, it is all part of life. And yet have you noticed the opportunity right in front of you and spotted it just too late? +++ I was sitting working at my MacBook wearing my lovely new headphones that Truda bought me for our anniversary. When I wear …

The Eight Fundamentals In Creating Real Business Value

What is your business worth beyond its basic asset value? Could it ever be sold? Would its value to you be life changing? I have recently been pondering how to value a nine year old business that has grown to an eight-figure turnover. The business has grown organically over nine years with a list of blue chip clients. This would …

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Who Really Wants Authentic Leadership?

A much overused buzzword in the corporate realm is Authentic Leadership. What does being an authentic leader really mean? Do corporations really want authentic leadership? How does authenticity relate to integrity? Extraordinary Coach David Taylor shares some of his thoughts on Authenticity Leadership and Authenticity v Integrity. Watch on Youtube. What does Authentic Leadership mean to you? Discuss below.

News – Extraordinary Woman’s Discovery Day

In eight weeks, on September 30th in Leeds, we will be running our next powerful and experiential Discovery Day. A day intended for women to discover what is extraordinary within them, and for men who work and serve extraordinary women. Here are some thoughts from previous events: – ‚ÄúDavid has an extraordinary ability to create a safe space where vulnerability …

You Can Only Fine Tune If You Know Where To Look

FINE TUNING As you approach excellence, as you begin to create the extraordinary, it is not the big that matter. It is the small things. It is the subtle nuances, the small shifts, the little adjustments that can make all the difference. What I want to share with you today was a big lesson in this. +++ My son Edon …

My Top Five Reasons NOT To Get A Coach

There are some great reasons to work with a powerful coach. These are not some of them. These are my top five reasons you should not get a coach:- Accountability Are you a grown up? Do you need someone else to tell you what to do? Are you lazy? Imagine having to get someone else to remind you what your …

Zen and the Art of Zero Fucks Given

It is difficult to create an extraordinary life when you live yours in other people’s judgement? When we begin to worry about what other people think of us and what we are doing we immediately begin to give away our power. Watch this two minute film on how to optimise the number of fucks given, to let go of the …

How to Get Everything You Want With a Free Cup of Coffee

What is it that you really want and is not yet coming into your life? This is a longer read than most, and yet it is five minutes of your time that could transform your life. There is a game I love to play with my clients. It is such a simple game that creates a powerful response ranging from …