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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

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

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

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