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THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT – PLANET NOT PROFIT: A NEW ERA?

Coaches are turning their sights from the economy to personal connection, from out there to in here. And organisations and leaders are feeling it too  Neil Scotton  “Looking back, you can usually find the moment of the birth of a new era, whereas, when it happened, it was one day hooked on to the tail of […]

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THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT: IGNORANCE IS NOT BLISS

Neil Scotton reflects on the Magna Carta principle that all of us are equal. Using gratitude habits will help us appreciate and shape how we act in the future Runnymede is famous for Magna Carta, the first enshrining in law of the principle that everyone, including the monarch, is subject to the rule of law. […]

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THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT: STAND UP, STAND OUT

Discerning values, how they are made and then consistently living them, helps embed them in an organisation’s culture. A great workplace is a successful one  By Neil Scotton and Alister Scott Last week, a leader in a client organisation shared a story from a conference they had been to. “The speaker, a CEO, stood up […]

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THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT: THE PLAY’S THE THING

Coaching helps our clients understand their work and lives, and the many roles they will play. Just make sure they focus on the bigger picture, not just their lines By Neil Scotton and Alister Scott In his book, Myself and Other More Important Matters, Charles Handy recounts being approached by a man. “I hear that […]

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THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT: SIR JOHN WHITMORE

“Feisty, outspoken, passionate, wise, fatherly, generous, caring, open.” Neil Scotton remembers an extraordinary man who changed his life Sir John Whitmore is dead. That’s the news I’ve just woken up to. By the time you read this it will be slightly old news. But I sense my heart will still be saddened. My first meeting […]

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OPINION: THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT – WOULD YOU COACH DONALD?

If you were asked, how would you respond? We used our Legacy Thinking toolbox to come up with predictable answers – and an interesting solution It was a question I posed to the wonderful Guildford Coaches Group in the UK. I was invited there to share tools from our Legacy Thinking toolbox. The US election […]

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OPINION: THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT – MAKING GOOD HAPPEN

What is your client’s true agenda? By helping them surface their deepest wishes, we can help support them to make their dreams come true Neil Scotton and Alister Scott Peter Drucker wrote in The Practice of Management “…the important and difficult job is never to find the right answer; it is to find the right […]

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