Tools and techniques for managing stress

April is stress awareness month. Over the last few years, we have seen stress like never before, as we face situations that we never thought we would find ourselves in. In this blog we will explore strategies for managing our stress in a positive way. Stress can be categorised in two ways – as useful…

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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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Resilience – How do you keep going?

It’s that time of year when we can see the end of winter in sight. The days become lighter, there is the potential for rejuvenating our personal and professional vision. I have been speaking to lots of different people and groups this month, I notice a tiredness and low energy in people. Everyone seems to…

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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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Career Satisfaction – Managing your career

If you counted the number of hours spent working per week, it is likely that we often spend more time devoted to work than anything else in our lives. It’s phenomenal to think that many of us spend more time with people at work than we do with our own families and friends! Of course,…

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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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