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Posts in Coaching

How to lead extraverts and introverts

16th Mar, 2015
Managing Introverts and Extroverts

Great infographic from Insights on the different leadership / management styles required for extraverts and introverts. Click here now for more on Insights Discovery.

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Ten Questions to Ask Before Setting Goals

9th Jan, 2015
Setting Goals

Latest research suggests that goal setting needs to be thought through and handled with care if it is not to become a problem. Below is a summary of the findings. I am sure you will be able to think of instances where goal setting has been counter productive in your own experience and/or when looking […]

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Put your goals in the positive

10th Jan, 2014

For many years we have been telling clients to make sure any goal is expressed in the positive. It seems that the brain doesn’t process negatives well. If I tell you for example to “not think of blue fish” your mind is probably now awash with images of blue fish! Away from or avoidance goals […]

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Coaching Conference October 2nd – Stowmarket

10th Sep, 2013
Eastern conference logo

 Eastern Regional Conference – Stowmarket Challenging ourselves to be even better coaches One day Conference jointly hosted by the Eastern Region  EMCC Networks Join us for a day of exploration, reflection, challenge and networking. A range of engaging and informative speakers will lead us through a series of keynote speeches and workshops, providing participants with a […]

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Do we know how to listen?

25th Jul, 2013
listening

Do we know how to listen?   A Story – The Sound of the Forest Back in China in the third century A.D., the King Ts’ao sent his son, Prince T’ai, to the temple to study under the great master Pan Ku. Because Prince T’ai was to succeed his father as king, Pan Ku was […]

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Leadership Development Coaching

4th Mar, 2013

So what is Leadership Development Coaching? Much of the coaching we provide is to managers and leaders in mid to large size organisations. They have often risen through the ranks and have typically 10+ years experience. However by the time they are in a senior position they have often only had a few days piecemeal […]

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Team GB, Olympic and Paralympic success and lessons for the workplace

19th Aug, 2012

Lessons that we can learn from the Olympics: You knew we would have to write up our thoughts on the Olympics didn’t you?  It was great wasn’t it?  Team GB surpassed all expectations.  So how can this success be translated to the world of work? Here are our thoughts, together with some questions to reflect […]

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Bradley Wiggins – the Chimp and responsibility

26th Jul, 2012

You no doubt anticipated ablog post on Bradley Wiggins’ success in being the first Briton to win the Tour de France!  Almost as soon as Wiggins’ win was secure someone said to me, “I bet that will be your next blog!”  I must admit initially I wasn’t sold on the idea as it seemed, to […]

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ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching for Managers

7th Mar, 2012

The ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring in Management from Iridium provides managers and professionals with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform as effective  coaches and mentors as part of their day to day role. It is run by Gill Graves a very experienced coach, mentor, supervisor and facilitator.  Gill is one […]

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Results Versus Excuses

17th Feb, 2012

Results Versus Excuses Have you set goals? If you have, what will stop you achieving those goals? If these have been properly set up (and that was dealt with in a previous tip) then I’m going to be controversial and suggest that the key thing stopping you is yourself! I’m sure we’re all familiar with the […]

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