What’s Your Leadership Mindset?

Photo by Courtney Clayton on Unsplash It struck me again, as I watched my boys playing tennis, how important our mindset is. With every miss hit or long serve son No 1 became increasingly frustrated and focused on all the things he was doing wrong. The other son was much more relaxed and although he […]

At A Career Cross Roads? – Stop Thinking and Take Action

Photo by Zachariah Hagy on Unsplash “I feel that I am at a bit of a cross roads in terms of whether or not I would like to stay in my job for the long term” Many men and women reach this point in their careers and are not sure what to do next. Sometimes they have chosen […]

What’s Your Networking Mindset?

Photo by Angelo Pantazis on Unsplash I really love going to events and meeting people. In fact in the past couple of weeks I have been out and about bumping into old acquaintances and making new contacts and I have found myself really enjoying it. But it hasn’t always been like that. There was a […]

Effective Listening For Leaders

Photo by Malte Wingen on Unsplash How would you rate your listening out of 10? As coaches we spend much of our time listening and yet I know personally there is still room for improvement. At home with two boys and my husband there are frequent moments when quality listening is abandoned – in fact […]

How To Set Clear Expectations

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash You invested time and money recruiting a new staff member and now it’s coming up to the end of the probationary period. You are feeling frustrated because they are not performing as you want them to and you feel let down. You really want this to work and the […]

Empower Your Team To Be Their Best

Photo by Vincent van Zalinge on Unsplash Are you ready to have a more positive impact on those you lead? Would you like to be the one who empowers others to be their best? When good leaders are effectively empowering their team, their lives are easier and their team is happier. When teams are empowered, […]

The Power Of Giving An “A”

Photo by Rochelle Nicole on Unsplash Michaelangelo said that in sculpting his masterpiece “David” he was merely chipping away from the marble everything that was not David. In other words, you need only to remove the excess stone to reveal the work of art within. Having just returned from Italy, I love this analogy. So […]

Happy New Year

Photo by Fikri Rasyid on Unsplash So how is it so far? Have you made a number of New Year resolutions? I find that executive coaching clients fall into two camps at this time of year. Either you have made a number of resolutions and are working out how to implement them or you have […]

What’s Your Attitude To Christmas?

Photo by Kieran White on Unsplash Don’t you find it’s so easy to get caught up in all the Christmas preparations and get stressed out? Dashing around, rushing to the supermarket to get all the things you need, roaming around the shops panicking and ending up buying presents at random, getting increasingly more stressed! So […]