How one Chartered Manager learned to stop self-sabotaging

Written by Mark Rowland Tuesday 08 March 2022
Damian Culhane CMgr FCMI helps clients slay their inner self-sabotage “dragons” and turn their performance around. He learned how through bitter personal experience
A portrait of Damian Culhane CMgr FCMI

In 2005, Damian Culhane CMgr FCMI’s son was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It was a devastating blow. Damian felt it was up to him to hold it together. “I had to be positive for my family, even though I was crushed and crumbling inside.”

But his son’s health made him reconsider his priorities. It was the push he needed to start his own coaching business. His specialism would be compassion and empathy. It was a far cry from the intense sales and targets environment he was used to working in. He was ambitious and successful – but only to a point. Promotions would often be followed by underperformance, and he sometimes struggled to get on with his managers.

Keep reading to discover how Damian freed himself from his self-destructive patterns


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