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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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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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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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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