Coaching themes for 2022

In December, I took some time out with a group of other coaches, to reflect on the year past and the year ahead. It struck me that so much can be learned from creating space to think, reflect and identify some of the key coaching themes that emerged. In this blog I share some of…

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Cultivating creativity in the workplace

When was the last time you had a creative moment? For many of us, life can become a series of tasks, jobs, processes and items to tick off the list. In this blog, we will explore the important skill of creativity and how we can cultivate creative moments for ourselves and others, both at home…

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Goal Setting this January

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible in to the visible” Tony Robbins  Goal Setting in January can be music to some people’s ears and for others it brings a groan! We hear so much this time of year about how important it is to set goals. The theme of new years…

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Managing Change in the Workplace

It’s true to say that most people find change discombobulating. There are often two reactions to change on one hand, excitement, energy and anticipation of what’s to come; and on the other fear, anxiety and restlessness. In this blog we will look at strategies for managing personal and work changes.   An analogy for change itself…

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Time for reflection

August can be a great chance to refresh and reenergise. Whether you are taking holiday, working through or taking a staycation, building regular moments of reflection, i.e. thinking time, is invaluable and yet is often an overlooked item in our ever-increasing busy diaries. When was the last time you took some time to stop, think…

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Communication Styles for Effective Leaders

As a leader, every conversation has an immediate impact on those around you. It can cause energy, excitement and focus or it can cause chaos, frustration and confusion. These positive conversations have the potential to accelerate business and personal performance and are crucial to managing time and efforts. We have all been in meetings and…

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12 tips to develop leadership skills for new managers

“What got you here won’t get you there” Marshall Goldsmith  In my work with new and emerging leaders it is imperative that we quickly focus on developing a successful and authentic leadership approach.  As a newly appointed leader, we face a challenge to deliver through others whilst learning the leadership skills and expectations in the…

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What’s your vision?

January is always seen as a good time for goal setting, somehow the change of year brings about a chance to reset and refocus. I work with people in a variety of ways to help them with visioning and goal setting, my belief is one size doesn’t fit all. Some people like visuals whilst others…

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The power of a clear communication strategy

I recently attended a meeting where a senior leader was sharing their 2020 plans for the team. She was highlighting to her team what the focus areas would be and what was most important to her in the team delivering it. As I looked around the room my intuition told me that the team hadn’t…

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