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Effective leaders coach. 5 guaranteed ways to better conversations

Tony wants to have better conversation with his staff. He is keen to enable his team to experience the benefits of coaching conversations as he did through our coaching sessions.  ‘How will I know that I am engaging in coaching … Continue reading

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Get the most out of your team: Stop micromanaging & start coaching

“I couldn’t possibly let him close the deal on his own. What if he gets it wrong or can’t answer a question, I have to be there”, says Gary. I am in a room with 11 sales directors who have been identified … Continue reading

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Rejoice in being a Quiet leader

“From the start, with a quiet demeanour, Vera has provided robust input and challenge at board meetings…” and so goes my board appraisal (my first with this organisation) last week which was an excellent one, exceeding expectations. As I read the … Continue reading

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Stop micro managing and start coaching

“I couldn’t possibly let him close the deal on his own. What if he gets it wrong or can’t answer a question, I have to be there”, says Gary. I am in a room with 11 sales managers who have … Continue reading

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How your stories of leadership can help develop future leaders

Everyone loves a good story and most of us would have been captivated by stories in our childhood. Good stories grab our attention, touch our hearts, inspire us and enable us to vicariously learn through the other person’s experiences. Stories … Continue reading

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One day

One day One day I will spend more time with my family One day I will do something that I want to do One day I will catch up with all my friends One day I will get fitter and … Continue reading

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Where are all the women?

 Yesterday, I spent the morning at my local grammar school engaging in mock interviews for the students who will be heading off to university next year.   The school organises interviews to help support students’ applications and to offer them valuable … Continue reading

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Are your beliefs holding you back?

Last night on a rare occasion I decided to watch some TV and came across BBC4’s The Cursed Valley of the Pyramids. The film centres on the Lambeyeque valley in Northern Peru where the ruins of 250 pyramids lie. It tells … Continue reading

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Coaches Connect 2013 reflections

3 years ago I wrote a blog post Thinking BIG: Turning vision into reality where I had a vision of  what it would be like…. if we (coaches) came together and shared our practice and experiences so that we can learn from each other, … Continue reading

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Life can be like a bowl of spaghetti: Making sense of midlife

It has been 6 weeks since my last blog post. I have had so much that I wanted to write about and whilst have mulled them over in my head have not managed to put fingers onto the keyboard. I … Continue reading

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