Charity Curry Night

Charity Curry Night It was great to catch up with British and Irish Lion and Wales Rugby legend, Mike Phillips, last night at a charity curry in aid of Breast Cancer Care Cymru.  And interesting to hear about Mikes work as their Ambassador, as well as Mentoring the Senghenydd Sirens Ladies Rugby team, and of […]

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12 Great Ways to Coach Your Inner Critic 

12 Great Ways to Coach Your Inner Critic There are often discussions on how to tame your ‘Inner Critic’, or ‘Negative Voice’, sometimes referred to as stamping out the ‘Automatic Negative Thoughts’ or ‘ANTs’, which seem to race around some peoples’ brains and multiply at speed. Side Effects of ANTs Having an inner critic isn’t necessarily […]

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Leading the Lions

Leading the Lions Many congratulations to Sam Warburton on becoming Lions Captain for the second time – the epitome of a leader who leads by example, demonstrating text book leadership skills and qualities such as focus, drive, humility, self-discipline, consistency, reliability, resilience, integrity. And a special mention for the outstanding Wales, Bath and former Newport […]

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Another Good Judgement Day

Another Good Judgement Day It was a day of two very different games of Rugby – a storming performance from the Cardiff Blues, and a tactical, very spirited effort from the Newport Gwent Dragons.  And it was good to catch up with so many familiar faces in and around our corporate hospitality box, including Newport […]

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Looking Forward to Judgement Day V

Looking forward to Judgement Day V   As the excitement builds ahead of Judgement Day V tomorrow in Cardiff, I’ve been asked by a few Rugby fans to share photos of some of the stars who will feature on the pitch.  It will be the first time the Natural Talent logo will be seen live […]

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I Need you to Step Up

‘I need you to step up’   Increasingly ‘I need you to step up’ is becoming a common phrase issued by senior managers to their direct reports and team members.  Sometimes the team member has been recently promoted or asked to deputise for a colleague, who may be seconded to a project, been redeployed or […]

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It’s Not Every Day You Meet a World Champion

It’s Not Every Day You Meet a World Champion It was a pleasure to meet IBF World Champion Boxer, Lee Selby, today at Clarity Copiers networking lunch at Rodney Parade.  Natural Talent sponsored Newport Gwent Dragons scrum half, Charlie Davies, came along and we heard how much training, good nutrition and dedication Lee requires ahead […]

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This is Your Wake Up Call

This is Your Wake Up Call! Now that Article 50 has been triggered, it’s time for UK companies to wake up and step up.  We don’t think it’s a coincidence that this week has been one of the busiest in terms of inquiries for Business Coaching, Executive Mentoring and Leadership Development.  Yes, it’s also the […]

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Top Rugby Coach to tackle your Biggest Business Challenges

Top Rugby Coach to tackle your Biggest Business Challenges Jill Maidment, Director of Performance Improvement Consultancy Natural Talent, is delighted to announce that she is working in partnership with renowned TV Rugby Analyst and highly successful Coach, Sean Holley.  Sean will co-deliver Natural Talent’s new High Performance Leadership Development Programme, either at clients premises or offsite. […]

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