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Coaches: Having the Uncomfortable Coaching Conversations

Are you looking for a way to create life-changing results for your clients quickly and consistently? Then you need to get comfortable having uncomfortable conversations and asking difficult questions! This month, former ICF President and multi best-selling author, Marcia Reynolds … Continue reading

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Coaching in the New World

Marshall Goldsmith is considered Thinkers50’s ‘World’s Most Influential Leadership Thinker’ (2015 and 2011) along with being an award-winning coach and best-selling author. He is the author or editor of 35 books, which have sold over two million copies, been translated … Continue reading

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Develop Your Coaching in 2020

Greetings! For the last seven years,  I have attended and promoted WBECS – the World Business and Executive Coach Summit and it has always proved to be a top learning opportunity. WBECS is a live, online summit featuring over 40 … Continue reading

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5 Leadership lessons from the All Blacks Defeat

How thrilling it was watching the Rugby World Cup (RWC) held in Japan these past six weeks. As a nation, we felt proud of our boys – the incomparable All Blacks (Abs) in that famous black jersey. The possibility of … Continue reading

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Learn Coaching Skills from Google’s Coach and the ICF Co-Founder

Are you looking for a way to accelerate your path to becoming a GREAT coach? A way to learn secrets master coaches wish they knew when they first started, without taking decades to get there? The Foundations of Great Coaching: Start … Continue reading

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I don’t have time for this bs…….

The other day I had coffee with a university friend I had not seen for a while. In discussing what we were up to, I mentioned emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) as I was preparing a session on it. He … Continue reading

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Leading with a sense of entitlement

  Whether you are a manager, leader, or employee, having a sense of entitlement can be damaging to your career. It can be the start of a slippery slope which invariably ends in a hasty exit – being removed or … Continue reading

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How Jacinda Ardern Sets a New Global Benchmark for Leadership and Why We Should Pay Attention

“One of the criticisms I’ve faced over the years is that I’m not aggressive enough or assertive enough, or maybe somehow, because I’m empathetic, it means I’m weak. I totally rebel against that. I refuse to believe that you cannot … Continue reading

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Are You Guilty of Neglecting the People Who Matter the Most?

Have you noticed how when you are busy, under pressure and feeling pulled from all directions, you get into a different zone of doing things. In fact, it is not just our communication which changes but our whole persona! I … Continue reading

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Authentic Leadership: Have you had a defining moment?

Last week, as part of our authentic leadership programme, my colleague and I invited the participants to explore their leadership stories. These are stories that have formed and informed us and make us the leaders that we are. The exploration … Continue reading

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