How do I know if I need coaching?

How do I know if I need coaching? If you’re asking, do I need coaching? You’ve probably got something on your mind that you want to change or make progress on. Or if you run a team, you might have a colleague in mind for this. Now, just before we get started, our coaching deals with communication and confidence for people at work. Our clients are typically leaders or people who want to take the next step in their careers and business owners.

Five communication mistakes

Five communication mistakes that are costing your business

We believe great business communication is more than just a nice-to-have. It’s essential to the success of your organisation. Our clients understand this and have seen the tangible benefits of effective communication first-hand. From increased turnover to attracting investment or better staff retention and enticing higher calibre recruits, the positive impact on their organisations has been clear.

What is thought leadership

What is thought leadership?

Thought leadership is positioning yourself or your company as a trusted and authoritative source of ideas and insights within a particular industry or field. This involves regularly sharing valuable and insightful content, such as articles, blog posts, videos, or podcasts, that can help to educate and inform others.

Executive presence

What is executive presence?

Executive presence is an important quality for leaders and those in positions of authority, as it can help inspire confidence in others and convey a sense of competence.

It can also establish your credibility, authority and make you appear more confident and in control. Crucial for gaining the respect and trust of your people, clients, customers and other stakeholders.

Boring boss

Are you a boring boss? Find out in 5 questions

In a meeting with a colleague, customer or client, who speaks first and for how long? Boring people tend to do all the talking and dominate a conversation. It can be frustrating when someone dominates the conversation and doesn’t give others a chance to speak.

Executive presence, how to get some

Today I am delving into the world of executive presence. Now, that’s quite a dry way, I think, to talk about being a good leader and showing that you are a good leader. Having presence means gravitas, authority, listening skills, demonstrating behaviours and values of your organisation.

The challenge of receiving feedback as a leader

The challenge of seeking feedback as a leader

Many leaders that I coach tell me that sometimes they don’t feel they’re really being praised for what they do. It’s a situation where you know you’re doing an all-right job because no one’s told you off, or you have not failed yet. But there’s a little bit of doubt about whether you’re able, whether you are capable, whether you are excellent.