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A Time for Planning

Last week I wrote about the power of reflection and I hope you found that exercise beneficial. One of the consequences of honest reflection is that many of us realise that we haven’t progressed nearly so far in the last...

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A Time for Reflection

As the year draws to a close it provides a great opportunity for reflection. You know that the symbol of Team Massive Results is a spiral and I chose the spiral because it strikes me that there is a cyclical...

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Master Your Life – and Have Fun Doing It by Robin Sharma

2011 is finding it’s way to completion. Many of us are thinking about the holidays – and joy-filled moments with those we love most. This is also a superb time to carve out some solo time and begin reflecting on...

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What Results Can I Expect To Get From A Business Coach?

My favourite definition of a coach is “your compassionate yet unreasonable friend”. You can expect to have someone in your corner, someone who has your back, someone who is on your side. Someone who always has your best interests at...

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The Recession Bites… So Bite Back

Frighteningly one of the most obvious set of figures we were shown relates to the decline of lending to UK households and businesses since a peak in 2008, proving that the sources of credit available to businesses today are very...

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The Recession Bites… So Bite Back

At a recent presentation given by the Bank of England the statistics on the current recession were starkly evident. The speed, depth and rate of descent of the economy post 2008 are greater than anything we have ever known. So...

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Accessible And Affordable Business Coaching

Business Coaching works. There is no doubt of that. If you need proof just look at the video and written testimonials on my website. www.teammassiveresults.com If there is a drawback with coaching it might be around affordability, the fear that...

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Thoughts About Being in Business

I am privileged to work with business owners and business leaders. They are a unique breed. They have to be. There is only a very small proportion of the population who have the courage, the daring and the “cojones” to...

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What is Holding You Back?

One of the tools I use regularly and I have been talking about in my recent seminars is a Forcefield Analysis. To explain how that works, it is about listing all of the things that in a given situation, drive...

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Keys To The Vault

Talking to business owners who are trying to improve their performance, I am often struck with the feeling that they are looking for the one “Golden Key” which will unlock the vault of business success.  I often hear things like, “if...

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Is Now A Good Time To Be In Business?

With thoughts of a double dip recession, an austerity budget and tales of doom and gloom for many business owners and leaders this is a key question. These challenging times will be testing the resolve of many. I look at...

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If You Always Do What You’ve Always Done…

You will always get what you always got, or so the saying goes, but I suspect that today you probably won’t even get (the results) you always got, because somebody else will. We live in days of unprecedented change. In...

- Jon Coupland - Pali Teesside

"I recently attended Ian's 90 day planning workshop, this has to be one of the finest courses I have attended in years, excellent value for money. The day was brimming with tips and ideas to help plan for the future.."

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Latest Video Testimonials

Julie Mathieson, md at DMA Law, talks about the changes she was able to make in the business through working with Ian.

Steve Smith talks about how having a business coach has positively impacted his business and his personal life.