Define: Eternal Optimist

Optimism is an overused and broad topic in coaching. The term “Positive thinking” is becoming so commonplace it doesn’t really mean anything anymore. It evokes images of cross-legged legging-clad women looking serene or men on mountains looking like gold medallists.

Define: Contingency

If you speak to a designer contingency means ‘lying about the deadline to make me work faster’. For bank managers and insurance brokers it’s hoarding cash for another crash. But what does it mean for those of us who want to make effective use of our time, no matter what our business?