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Listen better to improve relationships

https://youtu.be/Kd9kM590Tto As an executive and business coach, I work with a broad range of clients, be they part of a large organisation or agile, ambitious start up, and everything in between. I constantly reflect on what value I might…

Delegation - what gets in the way

What is it about delegation?   Delegation has so many benefits and is a vital part of effective working, so why do we have such trouble doing it? I guess as humans we generally don’t like change. As your role or business changes,…

Building Resilience Skills

 Resilience = the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties When we face difficult situations, whether at home or at work, it's useful to have a toolbox of strategies that we can turn to.  Resilience is something that we can get good…

What would you do if you weren't afraid?

How would things be different without fear? If you woke up tomorrow morning and no longer experienced fear, what would your life be like? This isn't about getting rid of the fears that protect us, like those that fear pain if we jump from…

Managing people

Strategies for managing people The secret to getting better results out of others is about managing yourself better - and I realise this works in all aspects of life A course participant left me this feedback recently after completing the…

"We do not see things as they are....

....we see them as we are" So much of my work as a coach comes back to this.  When clients struggle to understand the reaction of others, why relationships are difficult, why there might be disagreement at meetings, in teams. It's so often…

Are you listening?

Of course we're listening! But not always to what others are saying to us.  We're very often listening to our own thoughts and just tuning in when a response is needed. We've all experienced conversations, where we are talking and the other…

Case study: stress and impostor syndrome

Coaching a director exhausted by stress and anxiety A high achieving director in a global business, Thomas had reached director level quickly and at a  young age. Often given additional responsibilities, sometimes transferred from other…
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Training as a Resilience Practitioner

Resilience is something that can be learnt Learning how to be resilient is so important.  Whether at work or at home, we face all sorts of challenges that can get us down and make picking ourselves up again difficult.  The more techniques…