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What is Coaching?

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What is Coaching - Leadership Blog

Continuing our exploration of the five core aspects of leadership, this week we ask what is coaching and why is it so critical to effective leadership? What is Coaching not? In answering the question ‘what is coaching?’ it is useful … Continue reading

What is leadership?

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  “What is leadership?” is a question I get asked a surprising number of times.  Being a leader is daunting, expectations are high and so naturally you want to know what is expected of you. The Main Responsibilities of Leadership … Continue reading

Leadership Development: A lesson in self awareness….from a 9 year old!

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  Yesterday my daughter told me that she’d set herself a new (school) year’s resolution “to be less bossy”.  She went on to say that although she was only ever just trying “to do the right thing”, she was aware … Continue reading

Coaching for Growth & Development, Part 4 – Praise

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By the age of 5 you will already have received the majority of praise that you’ll receive in your entire life. For every 1 piece of praise you receive, you receive 14 pieces of criticism. Rather depressing facts, particularly when … Continue reading

Coaching for Growth & Development, Part 3 – How to set goals

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Goals should exist at every level within an organisation; individual, team and organisational.  Goals drive change and growth and used as part of your coaching process,  will reinforce and encourage a growth mindset and heighten performance effectiveness. When setting goals, … Continue reading

Coaching for Growth & Development, Part 2 – Leaders: Can you handle the truth?

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  Continuing our series on coaching a mindset change, this week we put the leader under the spotlight. Warning:  If you “can’t handle the truth” then look away now. There’s no two ways about it, it is leaders who are … Continue reading

Coaching for Growth & Development, Part 1 – Do you have the right mindset?

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Coaching works.  It delivers individual and team performance improvements and organisational growth.  In fact, respondents in the 2013 CIPD Learning & Development Annual Survey reported coaching to be the most effective activity for talent management. When coaching for growth and … Continue reading

What can leaders learn from World Cup coaching methods?

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As England Manager Roy Hodgson prepares his team for their opening match against Italy this Saturday, a nation wonders what he can possibly say that will inspire the team to glory.  It’s a problem that all leaders face – how … Continue reading

What are the Benefits of Coaching?

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Organisations and leaders are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of coaching in successful leadership. But whilst there are some who’ve eagerly jumped on board, others have been more hesitant, unsure as to the benefits of coaching and whether the … Continue reading

Does flexible working bring greater productivity?

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I used to work for a company whose standard (but optional) practice was to take half an hour for lunch each day (as opposed to the full hour we were entitled to), meaning on Fridays we were able to leave … Continue reading

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Best Leader of Them All?

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The leader you think you are may not be the leader you actually are. Heightened self-awareness is critical to personal and professional development, but for most of us criticism is hard to take – even when it is born out of self-reflection. Continue reading

Exceptional Coaching = Exceptional Performance…just ask Andy Murray

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He’s done it – Andy Murray has won Wimbledon; the one he’s dreamed of since he was a boy.  But what is it that’s taken Andy Murray from a good player to an outstanding one, made his dream a reality … Continue reading