The “Active” Leader: Harnessing Willpower to Move from Ideas to Action

With so much going on in our lives how do we get anything done, and prioritise what needs to be accomplished.  In this article I look at the key components that help ensure an idea moves from just that, an idea into action.  These are the exact same techniques that I used to help me get my lovely ponies Bracken … Continue reading

Signs of Unhealthy Boundaries

I felt compelled to write this article today because for some reason the topic of boundaries just keeps coming up for me and my clients at this time.  I’m not sure what it is but I’m listening and taking action.  So what are boundaries?  Personal boundaries define who you are as an individual and therefore the types of opportunities that you allow into your life.  … Continue reading

Are You Living Your Own Life?

Fulfillment in life is related to how well you are living in alignment with what’s truly important to you. Do your decisions emerge from the essence of who you are — not from who you think you should be? Take this quiz to see how well you are living a life that is of your own making. True or false? … Continue reading

Credibility: A Critical Foundation of Leadership

“If you don’t believe in the messenger, you won’t believe the message.” — Jim Kouzes, co-author of Credibility: How Leaders Gain and Lose It, Why People Demand It When people (and your horse) trust and believe in you as a leader, they’ll follow you far and without much question. But without credibility, that critical foundation of leadership, you face an … Continue reading

Playing the Inner Game to Win

In 2009 whilst studying with Carolyn Resnick I was fortunate enough to be mentored by John Assaraf, who is featured in the Secret. One of the great things that I learnt from John is that your mindset is fundamental to your success in life. This is why I always say that Success Comes From the Inside Out. You can have … Continue reading

Wild Horses…………..

Today I wanted to share the words of Natasha Bedingfield’s song called Wild Horses.  These words really resonate with me right now and I know that often many of my clients feel trapped in their lives and wish they could be free. The great news is that we all the have ability to Grab The Reins and Lead Our Life, so … Continue reading

Eclipse: A Poem

Today, I would like to share a poem written by Fran Smith whilst she was Sharing Territory during a two day Instinctive Horsemanship: Introduction to the Waterhole Rituals workshop in August at the great Yeo Vale Retirement Home for Horses in Devon.  Hope you enjoy. Eclipse The sunshine transfers to the opposite side of the valley Shining on the church … Continue reading