Coaching

11/03/2019

Ideas for helping your team consistently work at peak performance.

How can supervision support your organisation? One of the biggest challenges I come across when talking with senior leaders and business owners is the ability of their managers to consistently perform at their peak. The organisations have invested thousands of pounds in training and development but often wonder why they are not seeing the investment […]

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Coaching, Personal Development
14/01/2019

Increasing Executive Presence might be the key to leadership success ( article 2)

In his book The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success, Scott Eblin considers Personal Presence, Team Presence and Organisational Presence as three core traits that great modern leaders portray. He argues that developing these core traits often requires an executive to drop certain habits and clear the path to concentrate on developing good […]

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Coaching, Personal Development, Training, Uncategorised
17/10/2018

The Bottom Line- Why you need to train your managers.

Front-line managers can have the single largest impact on your organization. A good (or bad) manager affects employee performance and satisfaction, productivity, efficiency, turnover, and the overall health of any organization. If your company is in business to make a profit, it goes without saying that investing in training is a smart move. A good manager needs […]

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Coaching, Personal Development, Training
08/09/2017

Details of the EMCC Thames Valley Group group meeting 25th September 2017

  I am delighted to have Judy James attending our network event and she will provide a CPD workshop on: Working with Emotion – Fostering Emotional Intelligence, Resilience and Workplace Well-being. A basic understanding of emotion, emotional reactions and interpersonal dynamics at work are essential attributes for coaching professionals: This 2 hour session will explore that notion […]

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Coaching, Education Sector, Personal Development, Training, Uncategorised
07/06/2017

How to sustain a coaching culture

Over the past 6-7 years I have been involved with several projects where implementing a coaching and mentoring programme have delivered some great results. During a similar period I have witnessed and have had described to me numerous stories where great examples of coaching and mentoring schemes are delivering real differences to people’s lives and […]

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Coaching, Personal Development
12/04/2017

EMCC Member Benefits

One of the highlights of EMCC activities is the annual International Coaching and Mentoring conference. This was held last year in Edinburgh and majored on the theme of “Professionalising Your Practice” and included 40 sessions addressing the streams of Competence, Results and Practice. Recognising that many EMCC members are unable to make the event, Lis […]

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Coaching, Education Sector, Personal Development
23/03/2017

How does Well-Being play a role in modern leadership?

I was forwarded an interesting article recently on Well Being and began to read with my normal amount of skepticism on the subject, eat less, take more time off, be careful how much alcohol you consume….however the article posed an interesting concept of well-being as a skill and not just a mind-set. The link provided […]

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Coaching, Personal Development, SMEs, Third Sector, Training, Uncategorised, Voluntary Sector
28/01/2017

Developing a coaching and mentoring culture can support SME’s with staff recruitment and retention.

    One of the biggest challenges my clients face today is the difficulty in recruiting and retaining good quality staff that will help them to grow their businesses. It’s  difficult for SMEs to recruit and retain staff when they have to compete with larger organisations that are able to offer higher wages and more […]

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Coaching, Personal Development, SMEs, Uncategorised
01/12/2016

Will next year deliver more of the same or are you looking for something better?

  Do you recall the character that Bill Murray plays in the movie Groundhog Day, cynical and grumpy weather forecaster Phil Connors finds himself trapped in a time loop while covering the ritual of Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, until he learns that he must change his behaviour, the days just keep repeating themselves. I draw […]

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Coaching, Sales Consultancy, SMEs, Third Sector, Training, Uncategorised