Passenger or Driver – Which are you?

January 18th, 2013

…So here we are snowed in and waiting for the weather to change. I’ve been listening to the news over the last few days both online and offline. And yes, most of it has been dominated by the snow (oh, it’s snowing out there)! The thing is almost all ofRead more

New for 2013

November 6th, 2012

New Year – Humbug! At this time of year there’s lots of hype about goal setting and motivation – all designed to kick start us into action. However the truth is that many of us are still feeling jaded after Christmas and our levels of motivation are pretty low. ManyRead more

Coaching Works!

October 26th, 2012

I often get asked the question ‘what is Coaching and how does it work?’ I hope that this simple fact sheet may give you a better understanding of the principles of coaching as a form of personal development. 1. Coaching – What is it? Coaching is a structured conversation thatRead more

Do you have the Monday work blues?

October 1st, 2012

It’s Monday and I bet it’s raining where you are. If you are feeling stressed or bored at work then perhaps this blog might be the tonic you need to make this Monday great! The truth is we all get stressed and fed-up from time to time. However if youRead more

Creating a business culture that works! – Part One

May 15th, 2012

  Sometimes I wonder how little has really changed since our species evolved out of Africa in tribal groups to populate the four corners of the earth. Our instinctive nature, to create communities or ‘tribes’ has been the foundation of our success. From the dawn of our evolution, our desireRead more

life is like lasagne

May 4th, 2012

It’s been a fab week, a ‘great big lush lasagne’ week here at Workshops Work Ltd! What do I mean? Well, like lasagne life is multi layered and should come with a surprise every now and again – my mum puts sliced boiled egg in her recipe, try it. MyRead more

Want to Grow your Business – then first change your mind

April 19th, 2012

When we ask business owners about their current challenges they cite problems such as ‘finding new customers’, ‘developing a marketing strategy’, ‘keeping cash flowing’ or simply ‘finding the energy to keep going’! There is no doubt that running any business takes time, dedication and a whole lot more energy thanRead more

How to choose a Coach

January 17th, 2012

Recommendation is best and it’s crucial that you trust and feel at ease with your Coach. However the fact is we don’t always get on with everyone we meet, so you may need to search before you find someone who works for you. Most Coaches are willing to meet upRead more

Typical coaching topics

January 17th, 2012

The following list is not exhaustive and in general business owners may find benefit in Coaching by exploring: New skills and knowledge People management issues How to grow your business Ideas to increase profits Personal development and work/life issues Or simply as your confidential sounding board  

Is a Coach worth it?

January 17th, 2012

A key to being successful in business is asking the question, ‘what is the return on my investment?’ Whether time or money, (coaching is both), business owners need to be crystal clear about what they hope the coaching will help them achieve. Coaches can help support growth and change, byRead more