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The Impact Code by Simon Tyler

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8. TURN DOWN THE DOWNTURN

In the words of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” This has become a central tenet of my coaching, and the advice I offer to coaches and clients alike – begin with the attitude that everything is neutral; from there you can exercise choice.

Our habitual (and often unconscious) good/bad interpretations make things feel as if they are the absolute truth, whereas, in fact, they are what you have decided them to be.

In the midst of a tough economic period, the coaching, facilitation and spoken word work I had enjoyed with one client company effectively ceased. Disaster! ...

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