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Coaching and Mentoring: What’s the Difference?

We now have executive coaches, leadership coaches, agile coaches, provocative coaches, business coaches, life coaches, as well as fitness and mindfulness coaches, and even in-house coaches. Are we coached out?  (more…)

3 Steps to Turn Your Inner Critic Into Your Inner Coach

Everyone has one – a critical voice in your head that talks to you in a way you would never allow anyone else to. Inner critics cause stress, make you feel bad about your performance, damage your self-esteem and generally erode your confidence. They have usually developed over time as you attach beliefs about yourself to them and then subconsciously look for evidence to support those views. 


How Coaching can improve Employee Engagement

Coaching Skills for Managers This is a guest article by Dr Anita Pickerden

As we move out of the recession, many firms are trying to improve their productivity and regain their competitive advantage through increased employee engagement. This blog suggests that using a coaching technique can speed up this process.


What is ‘employee engagement’? (more…)

Ten tips for a successful coaching-style leader

This is a guest post by Bookboon authors Lesley Sage and Lynne Walley

1. Be aware of the balance between Task, Individual and Team. This perspective is conceptualised by John Adair’s Action Centred Leadership model, which helps think about how best to develop your style for any situation.


2. Recognise the difference between, and draw on, the experiences and knowledge of your employees/team members. (more…)