“Know Thyself”

Andrew Hughes Coach, EQ, Leadership, Personality, Strategy, Wisdom

Pythagorus said “Know thyself and you will know the Universe”. The idea is engraved boldly in the forecourt of the 2300 year old Apollo Temple at Delphi. It’s also an old African proverb. In fact, it’s an idea that’s been in all cultures in some form for as long as civilisation has allowed time for contemplation. The thrust of this …

Getting “hooked” NEVER ends well

Andrew Hughes Coach, EQ, Leadership, Personality, Strategy, Wisdom

A client came in recently with nothing much to report, other than a few minor, personnel related annoyances. All was well, at least that was the story. Everything about my client, who I know well, said the opposite. There was a level of frustration that, once experienced, obviously hadn’t been released. As a result his personality remained attached to the …

Change is hard, unless…

Andrew Hughes Coach, EQ, Leadership, Personality, Strategy, Wisdom

It’s easy to say you want something other than what you have, but do you really? There’s a recipe for transformational change that’s well tested for those brave enough to try it. But that’s the issue – transformational change requires courage, courage to do the things that most will avoid no matter the cost. And what are those things? The …

Courage or comfort – you choose.

Andrew Hughes Coach, EQ, Leadership, Personality, Strategy, Wisdom

The only way to evolve is to do the things you don’t feel comfortable doing. If there’s no discomfort, there’s no growth. End of story. That’s the bad news. The good news is that you are built for growth, literally. You are a meaning making, learning, growing machine destined to go where you thought you never could or would. But …