It Made No Difference

I was caught hook line and sinker. 37 in a 30 limit. It was a mobile camera that captured the moment, and the booking arrived two weeks’ later in the post. I took the option of the speed awareness course to save the points and maybe, to learn something, after all, every day’s a school day. The trainer had a hard time in the first ten minutes, with a group of students, the vast majority who didn’t want to be there and made their feelings publicly known. A little embarrassing.…

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What’s It To You?

What’s it to you? That’s the kind of response your coaching or consulting questions get when the person you’re talking to feels you’re being too interrogative. Or they may just have a “cob on”. Next time you get caught in this trap, remember to sugar coat your questions first so as to relax them and give them purpose. Here’s some new suggestions: “Just so I know” “To help me understand” “To make sure I’m clear.” “May I ask” “It would be helpful to know.” I’m sure you can add some…

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