Understanding the MBTI – Personality Preference

The Leader’s role is to set the climate for others to perform and be at their best. It can be easy to connect with those that think similarly to you, however, when there are differences, how do we harness those differences without judging them? If the leader can harness the best from all styles, then…

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How to get the most out of coaching

We must see people in terms of their future potential, not their past performance.” Sir John Whitmore In my work as a coach with individuals, teams and leaders, I notice that one of the starting points to getting the most out of coaching, is to define what we mean by coaching and what to expect.…

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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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Maintaining a positive mindset in times of change

Life is changing all the time, as are we. This constant cycle of change means that developing strategies to embrace a positive mindset is crucial. Finding strategies to deal with turbulence in our lives can make the difference between a period of happiness and a period of anxiety. Some periods of our lives are so…

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Team Motivation – How to motivate yourself and your team

When you think about team motivation, the starting point is to understand what motivates you as an individual. The work we do on ourselves helps us connect with others and be better placed to lead them well. We all have basic needs. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs talks about the 5 basic clusters of needs: 1)…

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Leading global teams

I work with leaders across the world who are managing teams they have never met in person, who are in different time zones, speak different languages, with a multitude of different perspectives and ways of working. This brings with it a set of benefits and challenges as a leader in this environment. In our latest…

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Leadership skills for a post pandemic workplace

The world is different to a year ago. For some countries and companies, the move to physically working from the office again is a possibility. Whether your approach is a hybrid model of working, back to full time office working or permanently working from home, the next few months brings with it a different approach.…

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What is my purpose?

People come to coaching for many reasons and one of the most common is to figure out what their purpose is. Sometimes we have lost our sense of purpose and it can be useful to take some time to reflect on this. In our latest blog we will investigate what we mean by purpose, its…

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