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Prioritizing the Agile Way – Coaching Tips

posted by on November 29th, 2017

Are you struggling to prioritize today? If so stand up, grab some post its, a pen, clear a space (not at your desk), grab a timer/phone or watch, take 3 deep breaths (please remember to breathe out) and try this: 1. Take 1 minute to write on a post itRead more

Coaching Tip: Are you scared – if not why not?

posted by on October 31st, 2017

Coaching tip:  Are you scared – if not, why not?  Look I’m not advocating that people should be in a state of constant fear or anxiety. We know that’s not good for mental health, personal development/relationships and it’s not good for business (unless you make horror movies).  However, fear canRead more

What if you are wrong – coaching tip!

posted by on October 18th, 2017

What if you are wrong? Look I know, it’s not natural for most adults to think this way. We are trained (and expected) to think we are ‘right’ and so we seek out ways to prove it, especially when we are managing people or a business. So we master theRead more

Monday Thinking – Everything and Nothing is new!

posted by on October 16th, 2017

It’s Monday and here’s a word of hope to anyone who might be struggling to keep pace with the new ‘gig/digital/down with the kids’ styled workplace and world we live in – remember we’ve been here before. This brave new world, you know ‘sharing’ stuff, ‘agile’ thinking and integrated work/lifeRead more

Creating habits using baby steps and MBTI

posted by on June 3rd, 2016

If you know and understand Myers Briggs (MBTI) then you will appreciate how my personality type (ENTP) may find creating habits a little more challenging than some other types. Essentially my type quite enjoys change – actually I like it a lot! ENTPs prefer to work to deadlines and thereforeRead more

All change – how to master our innate ability to form positive habits!

posted by on May 20th, 2016

Changing the way we think about things is like changing any habit; it requires effort, motivation and continued reinforcement. The truth is that many people struggle to change their unwanted habits. If you have ever tried to give up smoking or lose that last 7lbs then you’ll know what IRead more

Habits – beware they can make us busy fools!

posted by on May 13th, 2016

Our habits are automated and if we had the time (but we are too busy) to take a forensic look at our habits then we would all be shocked at how much time we spend running on ‘auto-pilot’. Take this post for example. Why are you reading this right now?Read more

Here’s a question we often get asked – WHAT DO YOU DO?

posted by on May 11th, 2016

At WorkshopsWork we don’t believe an ‘off the shelf’ solution will help you overcome your business challenges. Our bespoke development programmes are created around your needs using a blend of real world techniques that include training, workshops, team-building, 1-2-1 coaching and MBTI® profiling. At WorkshopsWork we DO believe that ‘growth’Read more

What is Coaching?

posted by on February 3rd, 2016

Coaching is an accepted form of personal development. It is a bespoke form of learning and is it becoming more common for business owners to hire a coach in much the same way that they would hire a lawyer or accountant. Coaching is about enabling individuals to achieve their potentialRead more

Looking to become a better communicator?

posted by on January 20th, 2016

Here are my top tips that may help remind you of a few well known standards. Feel free to share! 1. Show an interest in others, especially those who work with you. Make a point of sharing a little about what you are thinking and maybe some snippets about you,Read more