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Understanding your Unique Team

The secret to a happy, harmonious team is no secret at all. As a leader, team member or practice owner, all you need to do is focus on learning people's behaviours. Behaviour differs from person-to-person; it's subjective, it's all about perception. Your team's perception of...

The ART of Communication

Communication as an art form; Awareness; Rapport; Trust. Debbie Robinson explains how to achieve and combine these three elements to improve the relationship with your clients. Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is a practical skill that can create the results we truly want. It is an approach to explaining...

Self Belief in 7 Simple Steps

A simple NLP technique to re-shape your mindset and boost your self-belief. Robert Dilts, one of the earliest students of Richard Bandler and John Grinder (the founders of NLP), designed a simple model for thinking about personal change and learning and developing congruence. In NLP...

Influence

How many of you feel comfortable with calling yourself a leader? It's a sad fact that many people seem unable to recognise their leadership capabilities. We appear to have made leadership something bigger than us, something beyond us. We identify leadership qualities in only a few,...

A Pilgrims Progress

Platinum Practice the Journey In 2013 my girlfriend said to me "Why on earth have you signed up to that Platinum thing? It's a lot of money to commit, money we haven't even got now – are you mad?!" In 2017 she stated, "Businesswise, it's the best...

4 Steps to Easy Decision Making

Do you ever find it difficult to make a decision? Do you ponder for days and days, weighing up the pro’s and con’s but still find it challenging to take action? Here’s a simple but highly effective set of questions to ask yourself (or people...

The Science Behind Leadership

At this critical time in the Veterinary Sector history, many are seeking alternatives to the traditional command-and-control models of leadership. Neuroscience is highlighting some of the biological underpinnings of women’s natural leadership talents. A myriad of diverse factors contribute to leadership performance in both women...

Why Less Is More

Guilty as charged.  We all think we can multi task, but the reality is fascinating.  Incidentally I must confess that I began writing this whilst singing along to the radio and checking my emails at the same time as making coffee.  When I read the...