What’s Different About the Business Practitioner Course in 2021?
Up until 2020, we always delivered our Business Practitioner course in-person, in groups of five to fifteen people. When the pandemic hit, we had to adapt quickly to a new way of working. For our in-person training and coaching, that meant taking everything online. While we were initially unsure of how well a programme based … Continue reading What’s Different About the Business Practitioner Course in 2021?
Evolve or Die: How to Take Control of Change
The disruption of this year’s global pandemic has impacted businesses and individuals in just about every industry. Some have struggled to bounce back. Others have found ways to adapt, survive and even thrive in the ‘new normal’ we’ve found ourselves in. The cold-water shock of the last few months has demonstrated a point I include … Continue reading Evolve or Die: How to Take Control of Change
Stress is a Good Thing: 5 Tips For Better Stress Management
Stress is probably one of the most common concerns among the clients I coach and businesses I work with. Too much stress can make it hard to enjoy the good things in life, and make it more difficult for us to reach our full potential – it takes up a lot of ‘mental space’ that … Continue reading Stress is a Good Thing: 5 Tips For Better Stress Management
The results are in: how will Coronavirus change the way we work?
I’m really interested in the way that work has changed over the past six weeks as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. With a huge percentage of the workforce quickly making the shift to working from home, we’ve had to quickly adapt to a new way of working, new ways of communicating and new ways … Continue reading The results are in: how will Coronavirus change the way we work?
Flexible Working Lessons From the Lockdown
Five weeks into the lockdown, those of us who are working from home are beginning to settle into a new routine. You might have struggled to stay productive working from home, or found it difficult to adjust to the ‘new normal’, but the feedback that I’m hearing is that overall individuals and organisations have quickly … Continue reading Flexible Working Lessons From the Lockdown
Soft Skills Are Hard
Soft skills are hard – but really, really important. I’ve heard the term ‘soft skills’ used in a derogatory fashion for many years in Management and they are often looked at as “something for other people (like HR) but not for me as an outcome-focused, results-driven Manager” The reality is that the higher you are … Continue reading Soft Skills Are Hard
Become a More Successful Salesperson Using NLP
You work hard to grow your business. You have created a fantastic product or service unrivalled by your competitors. You have created something that can truly help people but you are struggling to sell. Sales can often be seen as pushy, aggressive and perhaps even dishonest – which can make you feel uncomfortable. If you … Continue reading Become a More Successful Salesperson Using NLP
How To Deliver a Winning Presentation in a Muddy Field
We went to the Port Eliot Festival recently and had a great time watching a mix of bands, discussions and presentations by a wide range of writers and performers. They definitely showed how to deliver a winning presentation in a muddy field and I’d like to share some of my reflections with you so you … Continue reading How To Deliver a Winning Presentation in a Muddy Field
How To Avoid Falling Off The Top Step
How can you avoid falling off the top step? What is “the top step”? Did you ever learn to drive a car? If so, you would have gone through the four stages of development known as the Conscious Competence Model which was developed by Noel Burch in the 1970s. You have to start from a … Continue reading How To Avoid Falling Off The Top Step
Taking Over A New Team? We Bought A Van
What does the fact that we bought a van have to do with your taking over a new team? Surprisingly, there are a lot of similarities. We bought a new camper van last year. We wanted to move up to a bigger van which would give us more opportunities and I saw one … Continue reading Taking Over A New Team? We Bought A Van1 2 3 … 7 Next »