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Do you create Added Value for you and your clients?

In the eleven years, I have been a coach and mentor, together with many years of business experience, I have noticed that there are many patterns of behaviour from which we can learn, whether you are employed or a business owner Do you effectively manage your time? – What are the tasks you need to […]

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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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Coaching could do this for you!

It is rare that a coach has the opportunity to broadcast the impact of coaching as the whole process is confidential. On this occasion though, my coachee Imogen wants to shout it from the rooftops as she has raised a whopping £31,500 towards her target of £50,000 to build a new school in Uganda. After […]

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Making that interview or presentation count!

In these very difficult economic times, many people are having interviews or making presentations for the first time, or for the first time in many years. Opportunities are hard to come by so it is vital the people make the most of the chance and are as prepared as possible. If you know anybody in […]

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What is coaching and mentoring all about?

Coaching is difficult to explain to people unless you have experienced it. Selling the benefits of coaching is even more difficult because it doesn’t feel right blowing your own trumpet if you are a coach. So, why not get someone else to do that for you. As a coach of executives, middle management and careers, […]

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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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Why should you be able to help me?

Always check the credentials of any coach and that the coach is going to be of use to you. Now check it out with heart and mind: follow your intuition – it is amazing how powerful your gut feeling can be. I credit my success to the great training I have received from some of […]

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Why is Business Coaching different?

I will not tell you what to do and then leave you to get on with it. We will explore what you want, set action plans and then I will support you and if necessary hold you accountable in order for you to achieve your goals.  

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