14 Finding Your Bearings When You Get Knocked Off-track

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‘You’re going to have to raise your game…’

It was the end of the first hour of a one-to-one coaching intensive with Jim Lewcock, CEO of The Specialist Works. We were just about to go for a break when Jim dropped his bombshell, ‘You’re just regurgitating your book; you're going to have to raise your game'. I thanked him for being forthright with me, and said I'd reflect on what he'd said. We were at a serene and luxurious hotel in the Surrey countryside, but as I started walking around the grounds, I felt anything but tranquil. What was I going to do? I thought I'd already been bringing my A-game for the past hour, ...

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