Focus On What Matters
Focus On What Matters - Innovation

Focus On What Matters - Innovation

June 9, 2021

How do we take something we believe in and make it happen?  What helps us take the risks to make a difference in what we do?  Jem is a true pioneer!  A top female wine maker in Tuscany, breaking new ground in her profession whilst overcoming huge hurdles like climate change and Covid 19.  She grew up in a small apple farming region in Boston, then founded her own boutique, organic winery Catello Poggiarello in Tuscany.  She an ex-wine importer and wine consultant advising on branding and strategy in the industry.  “Don’t do different for difference sake”.  This is a story of how to stay determined whilst being OK with being “an outsider”.  She shares her top tips for believing in yourself, your idea and being different!

 

https://www.jemmacyconsulting.com

 

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Focus On What Matters - Living in the present

Focus On What Matters - Living in the present

May 26, 2021

Matt Wiltshire has worked in the tech sector for 30 years; co-founded Source Consulting, In 2015 Matt was diagnosed with bowel cancer which is now advanced and incurable. Having struggled to find anyone in a similar position he blogged BowelBloke.com as a way to raise awareness of the disease, and to raise funds for charity. Building on this desire to help men improve their well-being, and utilising the entrepreneurial skills and business acumen acquired over his career, he created The Cancer Club.  His story is compelling with lessons for all of us to Live in the Present and Focus on what Matters.

 

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Focus On What Matters - Listening

Focus On What Matters - Listening

May 12, 2021

How good at listening are we?  How can listening to music can help our mood? What has listening to music got to do our ability to listen to people?  Music changes lives! Claire Kitay started her career as an organist, becoming one of the youngest cathederal organists in the UK, and a qualified Music Therapist.  She uses music, in many creative ways, as nourishment for people who need to reset or change their lives.   She will talk about her experience working with challenging behaviour and bring her top tips for becoming an expert listener and using music differently to help your mood. 

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/clairekitay

 

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Focus On What Matters -Team Spirit

Focus On What Matters -Team Spirit

April 28, 2021

Why is team spirit good for us?  How do we get it?  Where do we find it?

Luke knows a lot about team spirit!  He is Director of Fundraising for Bowel Cancer UK and has worked for the British Red Cross, Shelter and Great Ormond Street.  His organisation is founded and grounded in Team Spirit.  He knows a thing or three about how to create team spirit and why, now, we need it more than ever.  We are supporting the charity with our podcast series and Luke with share his tips for how to feel the benefits of team spirit, it’s role in our wellbeing and tips for creating team spirit wherever you are!

 

Bowel Cancer UK - https://www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk

 

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Focus On What Matters - Perseverance & Collaboration

Focus On What Matters - Perseverance & Collaboration

April 21, 2021

Perseverance & Collaboration

 

How can we maximise team performance by improving the diversity? How do we make our way in Science and Engineering?  When we get stuck, how do we find our way out? Kirsty Clode is Chair of WiME (Women in Science and Engineering), has a PhD and BSc in Chemistry and an advocate for developing people. The Manufacturing and Engineering sectors have a skills shortage and a lack of diversity - there is a real war for talent and she has used her own experience to help companies to attract more diverse candidates to their organisations.  She will talk about collaboration, perseverance and using your networks to overcome blockers to success and her top tips for being confident in your capability.  She also shares how chemistry’s best asset is to train you in how to think and why she is bringing change to the recruitment of women!

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kirstyclode

 

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Focus On What Matters - Moving Forward

Focus On What Matters - Moving Forward

April 14, 2021

Moving Forward

How do we make better decisions under pressure?  How do we reset from a defeat and move forward to win the next half or the next game? What are the lessons we can learn from being a captain in a football team?

Luca Franchini started his career in football at the age of 8 and ultimately playing for FC Internazionale Milano and as Italian International. He has trained and played together with champions like Ronaldo, Recoba, Vieri and some of the best footballers in the world.  He also has an MSc in Sport Management.  He brings lessons he learned from top football coaches, playing football and leaving football to a heartfelt discussion about how to be resilient, reinvent yourself and be true to your dreams.

 

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Focus on what matters – Creativity and not Knowing!

Focus on what matters – Creativity and not Knowing!

April 7, 2021

Creativity and not Knowing! 

 

How do we improve our ability to cope with uncertainty?  What are the conditions for creativity?  Steve Chapman is an Artist, TEDX Speaker, and writer on helping people to nurture their own creativity.  He will share how he uses silence, experimentation and spontaneity in his work.  He lives by the moto “Leap then look”.  He is here to encourage us to walk towards the unknown, with intent and adventure and not to fear it.  His TEDX talk “Dancing with my inner critic” has amassed over 135,000 views and he is in demand working as a consultant and coach to people who want a creative route out of being stuck!

 

Visit Steve Chapman's website, 'Can Scorpions Smoke' - https://canscorpionssmoke.com

 

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Focus On What Matters - Introduction

Focus On What Matters - Introduction

February 25, 2021

As professional Coaches we are curious about learning….and we enhance performance of teams.  But what can we learn in unexpected places from people who do roles very different from our environment in organisations?  
 
In Focus On What Matters, we wanted to learn from experts in a variety of unique and diverse professions, on what they think will really matter the most in 2021 - we will encourage you to go on a journey of exploration and curiosity with us to discover new ways we can drive growth by focusing on what matters.  If you are at a crossroads and looking for a new path or new habits, inspiration is here to share. 

 
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