Maximising your work performance can seem like hard graft. Many people are already working flat out, so the thought of maximising performance any further might seem a stretch too far or near impossible feat. The good news is that when done in the right way it can take far less time and energy to maximise your learning and performance than it does to struggle on in the tradition way.
Posted on 5th October 2011 in Coaching.
If you think finding the right people is demanding, then holding on to them can be even more challenging. Keeping your good people is essential — it reduces the disruption and costs associated with staff turnover and provides the foundations on which to build your future business.
All eyes will be on Britain and it is not too strong to say that London 2012 will be deemed a success or failure on the strength of how well we welcome and look after our international guests.
Posted on 1st August 2011 in Coaching.
If one merely focuses on the long-term, nothing seems to get done and idle daydreaming can become the order of the day, living in the future, but missing what’s happening right now. Conversely, if we focus only on the short term, without regard for the longer term objectives, it’s like being on a hamsters’ wheel.
Posted on 16th July 2011 in Coaching.
There are many people who have set out to be the best in their respective fields, yet we see so many fall short of their goal because they are not prepared to go that extra mile. Lara Morgan, however, cannot be accused of this.
Posted on 11th July 2011 in Coaching.
Success is about habits. Many successful people find it difficult to put into words what they are doing which makes them successful. They don’t see themselves as putting any extra effort in, or summoning up huge reserves of motivation and energy, or being particularly clever.
Dr Ho Law, is an international practitioner in psychology, coaching, mentoring and psychotherapy, and contributing author to the Association for Coaching’s book: Diversity in Coaching – Working with Gender, Culture, Race and Age. Here he examines how coaching psychology can help Alpha females become champions in leadership and corporate social responsibilities.
Posted on 10th May 2010 in Coaching.
Who do you think might benefit the most from an opportunity for Executive Coaching? Would it be just for those who show promising career potential, do you think, or could there be others? And although coaching has become increasingly popular over the last 10 years, is this the only alternative to a more formal programme of management development? It doesn’t have to be! In the first part of this two part article, we looked at who might benefit from coaching. In this second part, we will explore and what alternative solutions and approaches are available.
Posted on 28th April 2010 in Coaching.
Who do you think might benefit the most from an opportunity for Executive Coaching? Would it be just for those who show promising career potential, do you think, or could there be others? And although coaching has become increasingly popular over the last 10 years, is this the only alternative to a more formal programme of management development? It doesn’t have to be!
Posted on 21st April 2010 in Coaching.
As Chancellor Alastair Darling spelt on in yesterday’s budget, the UK is facing with record levels of debt. And, although there were reports earlier this year that we are officially out of recession, it certainly doesn’t feel like it for the majority of businesses. With job losses, cut backs and pay freezes continuing in the private and public sector and damaged employee morale in many companies, much work is needed in order for them to rebuild successfully. All eyes on the election in six weeks time, but the majority of business owners are not overly optimistic about the prospect of any party alleviating some of the difficulties they face.
Posted on 26th March 2010 in Coaching.
Jackie Arnold, author of Coaching Skills for Leaders in the Workplace, talks about the key skills needed to coach your employees.