Archive for the 'Coaching' Category

STOP RIGHT NOW – This blog could save your life!

posted by on September 21st, 2014

Thought of the day: When you are at your weakest and faced with a challenge, know that all your old issues/fears and unresolved lessons will rush up to the surface. The challenge at that point is to remain calm and focused so that you can think clearly enough to recogniseRead more

Working Smarter NOT Harder in 2014

posted by on January 29th, 2014

Working smarter is not always about having the best systems in place. Having great processes will change little if those using them are not on board nor have the right skills. Over the last 10 years we have supported hundreds of small and some quite substantial businesses, to grow theirRead more

Coaching Skills For Managers

posted by on June 7th, 2013

I often get asked the question ‘what is Coaching and how does it work?’ Coaching is a structured conversation that aims to help people reach their best potential by: •Identifying priorities and setting personal goals to help them attain their highest aspirations, desires and dreams •Sharing effective tools and solutionsRead more

How to choose a Coach

posted by on 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

posted by on 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?

posted by on 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

What is Coaching?

posted by on January 17th, 2012

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

The brighter picture

posted by on February 2nd, 2009

OK – so it’s snowing here in the UK. Why is that so special? well believe me  if are you were a child and now on your way to  school then that makes the whole experience turn from being a drag to a new adventure. Why is it that asRead more

What’s up?

posted by on January 29th, 2009

What’s up? I’ve been thinking about what to say in this my first ‘proper’ blog! Like the rest of the world I am pretty fed up with the doom and gloom that is in plentiful supply at the moment. This whole economic crisis is a stunning example of how ‘thoseRead more