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  • 6 Motivation Myths in times of Lockdown or Lethargy

    During the current global health pandemic, there’s been alot of talk about how to stay motivated when you’re stuck at home but you still need to get things done, whether that’s working or spending more time with your kids, doing chores around the home or whatever it is for you.  So here are some well worn myths that will take away all your excuses not to get

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  • Authentic Leadership Online Summit Interview

    In March 2017, I was interviewed by the lovely Judi Glover as part of an expert panel regarding Authentic Leadership. We talked about some of the following; What authentic leadership really means The biggest misunderstanding in the personal development world  How we can bring the best version of ourselves to our lives and our relationships without complex strategies or ‘mind tricks’. Recognising the difference between fact and fiction

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  • FREE YOUR MIND #5 – The ultimate question and the ultimate barrier to success

    We all tend to have something we want to change in our lives. For some it’s re-connecting with passions and hobbies, For others it’s spending more quality time with those people we care about or accomplishing a long held ambition. The great news is that there is only ONE true barrier to pursuing our dreams or making the changes we need to make. Here’s a question that I asked a group

  • FREE YOUR MIND #4 – Achievement isn’t what you think it is

    Gratitude, compassion and clarity are not accomplishments. But you could easily think they are when you read books, blogs and articles or listen to podcasts. For example, I often hear people say that compassion is a skill we have to learn and that gratitude is a feeling we have to practise and cultivate. But the truth is that these feelings are natural human qualities that arise effortlessly when

  • Business Growth Summit talk by Chantal Burns

    Towards the end of 2016,  I did a talk for 160 leaders for the Business Growth Summit conference.  Here are some of things I reveal in this 45 minute talk below; Some key findings from my groundbreaking ‘state of mind’ research Why we are in the dark ages when it comes to understanding what drives leadership How all the essential qualities of great leadership are not


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About Chantal


Chantal is a highly experienced international consultant, executive coach and teacher. She works with organisations across many sectors and many thousands of people have attended her workshops or been coached by her. She specialises in applied psychology, resilience and state of mind.  

She is the author of bestselling book Instant Motivation – the surprising truth behind what really drives top performance. She’...

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    ‘Chantal has coached me on a variety of different situations at work over the last few years. She’s brilliant at challenging my thinking, and does so in a supportive and positive way.’  

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    Chantal’s depth of experience, coupled with a warm empathy for her clients, makes her an extremely valued partner for anyone looking to excel in whatever world they are living in. Her understanding and application of many disciplines; from presentation to personal philosophy, ensures that whatever challenge you face, you are never left without a reassuring positive voice deep inside you saying “go for it…” If you want to find this voice, then you need Chantal in your life! 

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    “She not only knows her subject inside out, but she lives and breathes it too. The feedback I have had from the beneficiaries of work at ITV has been outstanding and I would not hesitate to recommend her as a consultant and coach.”

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    ‘her immense expertise has helped me immeasurably in many ways….I wouldn’t hesitate to highly recommend Chantal’

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    “My mind went from a crazy busy space to a much more open and calmer state – allowing time to properly focus on what is important to me both at work and home. I am genuinely pleased and thankful I was given the opportunity to work with Chantal and gain this level of understanding.”

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    Initiative and Programme Manager- Aon PLC

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    ‘Thanks to the changes I experienced after working with Chantal, my work life has become much more enjoyable. I now feel that I am much better prepared to plan and lead, to think strategically and to deliver.’

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    phD – Behavioural Economist

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