Where are you with COVID-19?

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The #coronavirus pandemic has brought a heightened level of change and we’re all getting used to a new normal. One of the most well-known change models in business is ‘The Change Curve’ which shows how we, as individuals, react emotionally to major disruptive change. Developed by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’s through her work on the Grief Cycle, […]

Effective Leadership

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Are you a business leader with a team looking to be more effective in your leadership? Peter Drucker famously said “If you want something new. You have to stop doing something old”. The major challenge faced by executives today is not understanding the practice of leadership, but practising their own understanding of leadership. Most leaders […]

Who wants a coach?

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Who wants a coach? Not many would answer with a yes to this question. Yet there are many who are either lost, find themselves going around in circles or tired of the same old routines, trying to get different results than they are getting. This coupled with one of the main issues reported by many […]

What do you ask yourself everyday?

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What do you ask yourself every day? When it comes to self-reflection, asking yourself active questions rather than passive ones, changes the focus of your answers. It can empower you to make changes you wouldn’t otherwise consider. For example: “Do you have clear goals?” is a passive question regarding a specific outcome, the answer is […]

Developing High Performing Teams Follows A Set Path…

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Developing high performing teams with my clients follows a set path… I use a model developed in 1965 by #BruceTuckman who presented a paper outlining a model for a team to develop and grow. The model initially had 4 phases and a 5th one added some 10 years later: #Forming- where team members get to know each […]

How Coaching helps?

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Who wants a coach? Not many would answer a yes to this question. Yet there are many who are either lost, find themselves going around in circles, or tired of the same old routines. This coupled with one of the main issues reported by many business owners, a poor work/life balance. The lack of results […]

LinkedIn connections – #Quality or #Quantity?

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Do you accept all connection requests or do you only accept those who you have met or know? This was an interesting topic that made me think differently from what was widely accepted and the advice given over the years to only accept connection requests where the person is known. The topic at an event […]

How much is your business worth?

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How much is your business worth? Survival and growth are the key areas most business owners often think about, yet they hardly think about what their business would be worth, or how they can maximise the value of it, if they were to sell it one day. A business should be an #asset that is worth something […]

Is a customer always right?

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We’ve all heard the age old cliche “the customer is always right”. It is often the main focus that drives everything we do simply because the customer is the single most important person in your business and without them, there would be no business. They are entitled to behave in whatever way they like and, […]

Brexit?

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Whether you are for it or against it, Brexit uncertainty lingers in the air like a cold foggy morning clouding any view to a possible way forward. Yesterday’s Brexit deal vote was rejected by 230 votes – the largest defeat for any sitting government in history. Shortly after, a vote of no confidence was tabled […]