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The 4 main benefits of coaching

coachingCoaching has become increasingly popular over the last few years with many people becoming interested in developing their skills to coach others. Enabling individuals to decide what they want to do, to be and to have, assisting them to set goals and developing the mindset and behaviours to reach these goals is very rewarding.  (more…)

Are your employees leaving due to a lack of training opportunities?

New research suggests that the majority of UK employees (63%) would switch employers if only they got more training opportunities.* That is a staggering number. Combine this with the fact that the average UK employee has gone two years without training and over 10% more than four years, this is revealing a big problem in the job market.

Employees realise (and experience) the impact of insufficient training themselves. Over 40% say they’re less productive due to the lack of training and over a quarter are worried this is impacting their career progression.



Successful Training and Development

Training sessions are aiming at maximizing employee potential at work. There are a couple key points that you will want to consider in order to prepare a successful training session. Learn more by reading the following article!  (more…)

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…)