Category: Inspirational
What is “normal”?

This is my definition: What is “normal” can only be defined by a person for his or herself. Hence we are all normal to ourselves and everyone else by default is weird. Normality in other people is only representative of when a person demonstrates enough of the same traits that you consider normal for yourself. You can equally define normality […]

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When did you last see someone?

This sounds like a funny thing to ask. Surely you see people all of the time every day, unless you live in a remote location or a small, dark room. But if you start to think about the question, there is something deeper here. It isn’t just about your vision and the act of physically seeing someone. This question I […]

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Are you communicating too much?

Every expert in psychology and social health services will very likely tell you about the benefits of open, honest communication. Do more of it, they will tell you. Be open and tell everyone about the things that you think they should know. It is a lovely idea but what if it is all wrong, completely and utterly wrong? Here’s the […]

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How to shoot yourself in the foot and annoy everyone you know
Shooting yourself in the foot

In the spirit of self improvement I have in recent months been working on changing myself. With best intentions, for the better and with best intentions, to be able to help the world become a better place. In the last 24 hours I have apologised to four different people for behaving in a manner totally opposite to my intentions……. Well, […]

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Everything is in motion, everything is changing

We all love a good plan. Whether it be for your next holiday, to deliver a project at work, or to enable significant personal transformation, we all turn to making plans. In coaching sessions, I will help you understand your goals and make a plan towards achieving them. Yes, we all do it. Even making a sandwich could be considered […]

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Living each day like a robot?

If you are getting a bit sick of the “day to day” then check out my latest blog post on the ThinkPositive Coaching website: Have an awesome day. Brodie.

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A new year, a new opportunity

For those of you following along with the life of Brodie, you will know that in 2009 I started ThinkPositive Coaching with Simon Cartwright. Since then, the two of us have weathered the storms and grown a profitable business from nothing, in the middle of a global recession. Yes, we like a challenge. Many of you have asked me about […]

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Feel the frustration, use it to drive yourself forward

Today, I was so upset with myself that I felt like punching a wall. “Wow, that’s extreme”, I hear you saying. So let me put that into some perspective. Around 25 years ago, I started doing karate. I am sure it was just my mother’s way of getting my brother and I out of the house for a little bit […]

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5 Top Tips for being a Good Manager

There are a number of really critical aspects to managing people and you will hopefully be one of those people who gets it right.  You will have a great team that works really well for you and makes your management role much more relaxing. However, if you are one of those that doesn’t quite make the grade then pay attention, […]

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5 Top Tips for being a Good Manager – continued

<- Click here for the first 2 Tips on Being a Good Manager 3. Give the Freedom to Challenge Respect my Authoritah! As a manager, your team should do everything you say, right? Their job is to do what you tell them, so this is the way it should be, the natural order of things. If you think you know everything […]

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