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Changing the way you think, to fulfil your potential?

The following themes are taken from the book Mindset by Dr Carol S Dweck, if they are interesting to you I suggest you buy the book. When I first read Winning by Clive Woodward it was the first time I had heard the expression “energy sappers” in relation to some people who have a negative […]

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Do what you have always done and get what you have always got!

I am not sure where this expression came from and it does not sound particularly good English but it is very descriptive of how many people and businesses don’t react or plan, in these ever-changing times. When I started coaching eleven years ago, women were a lot more open to change similar to how they […]

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How having a business mentor or coach can support you to be even better than you are now

Whether I am called a mentor (somebody who has had business experience and can pass on knowledge) or a coach (accredited by the Association of Coaching) does not matter to me, I am there to support YOU build your business. In the 11 years I have been a business coach/mentor there have been many reasons […]

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Leadership Coaching does not need to be just for CEOs or be expensive!

In the 10 years, I have been supporting leaders with coaching, young leaders or team leaders have benefited as much, if not more than CEOs. It is a massive step up when somebody suddenly has their own work to do and support up to 5 or 6 additional people. How do I do my own […]

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Is your sales culture working?

Developing a Professional Sales Culture through Coaching Is the sales ethos high on your agenda throughout the whole organisation? Are your staff aware of the company sales goals? Are they interested? Do you and your management team share information about how well or not the company is doing in selling your services or products? Every […]

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Will sales coaching help your company?

Sales coaching – making your sales culture and selling techniques work harder for you. This programme is designed to develop particular sales skills that may already be known but need to be enhanced. It could be that there are gaps in specific areas of sales expertise; this could be with an individual or a team.  […]

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What do my clients say about me?

Business Coaching Coaching for Director’s and Managers Coaching Super-vision

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What is Career Coaching?

I have just spent a couple of days in a rather wet Yorkshire and before I took Jenny our 7 year old Cavalier, out for a walk on the Moors I thought I would jot down my formula for career coaching.  I don’t really believe in the A-Z of outplacement. When somebody is made redundant […]

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Corporate to self employed and running your own business

Extracts taken from ‘Crew to Captain’ by David Mellor. This is an excellent book for somebody considering going from corporate to running their own business or having a portfolio career. Having taken this trip 6 years ago I can relate to many of David’s tales. 50% of small businesses fail in the first year, 80% […]

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The One Minute Manager – an alternative view

An alternative view of Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson’s book How can a book written in 1983 still be relevant in today’s world? I first read this book in at a time in life when I was in middle management and then again in 2011. Thinking about a number of coaching sessions in the last […]

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