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17
Apr

I’m a life coach and I lost my shit!

I’m a business & life coach… and, I lost my shit!   As a coach, my absolute passion in life is to support others to become the best version of themselves. A big part of this is working out their emotional triggers, be that external or internal which set off the programmes they are running which leads them to end

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21
Mar

Bikemech – Alternative education for young people.

I had the pleasure of visiting ‘Bikemech’ over in Abram, Wigan today. At Gritty People we are all for new initiatives in learning which enable others to become ‘The best versions of themselves’ and that is exactly what Ken Winstanley and his team are achieving over at Bikemech. Bikemech Training offer alternative educational to young people of school age (13

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9
Mar

Once you control your mind, you can conquer the world.

Developing a Gritty Mind-set in Motocross If you ride MX you already know that it’s 90% a mental sport, you can have all the technical ability in the world and whilst that is important it’s not going to be any benefit to you if your mind is not getting the same level of attention and training. The gremlins will find

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30
Jan

What’s Your Passion ?

  Wouldn’t you want a passion? Psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth thinks a lot about how to find and nurture a passion. it’s part of her work on what she calls “grit.” Simply defined, grit equals passion plus persistence. Passion is not something you discover, she says “it’s not like a lost set of keys!” Instead “Passions tend to be developed.

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29
Nov

Anything Is Possible !

We are super excited to issue our latest article from the newest member of the Gritty People Team Jade May. Jade is currently in her second year of A level studies in Psychology, Sociology and Business – Welcome Jade ! To read the article and receive your FREE ‘worksheet print out’ click on the link below. Link:   Anything Is

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24
Sep

Courage In The Workplace

Courage In The Workplace – There’s usually one or two conversations between what you want and what you currently have… click on the source below to read our blog. Source: Courage In The Workplace

27
Feb

8 Lessons In Grit – From A Long Distance Runner

In June 2016 I decided that I wanted to run a marathon, at the time I could barely run 2 miles without feeling sick and dizzy, stopping to walk every couple of minutes. The idea of running a marathon filled me with a mixture of feelings; uncertainty, fear, excitement & self-doubt. The overwhelming feeling was one of curiosity and a

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9
Feb

Are You Being True To Yourself?

I am a massive believer in developing Emotional Intelligence in Leaders, whether that’s leading self, leading others, parenting, being someone who inspires others, I recognise all the benefits it offers in both our personal and professional lives. There are mountains of research that support my belief, so it is most definitely not unfounded. EQ has been tested in over one

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27
Jan

What Do You Want?

I watched a YouTube video yesterday…not for the first time, it’s one of my favorite videos to watch when I want to re-focus and remind myself that how I spend my time is within my control. Perhaps the reason it resonates with me so strongly was the fact that I spent too much of my own life doing things that

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29
Sep

Take your time back to take your life back, no really … it’s yours. Take it back!

    I am currently sitting on a plane, the flight was delayed. The air hostess is delivering a polite and apologetic announcement, “Due to your 2-hour delay this evening we will be offering complimentary soft and hot drinks during your flight”   This morning I saw a young lady trip over the curb, because she was staring at her

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