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About Jane Adshead-Grant

Jane is an Award Winning Accredited Executive Mentor Coach helping you to progress your career by developing your leadership and communication skills further. Her coaching is underpinned with a Post Grad Diploma in Psychological Coaching and NLP. She is an accredited, coach, facilitator and teacher of the Thinking Environment®, with over 3,000 hours coaching individuals and teams. Previously she spent 15 years in the Corporate Environment navigating her career from Secretary to HR Director.

Ask questions to ignite the mind and illuminate potential

As our daughter grew up, she asked lots of questions. In fact ‘why’ was one of her most used words! I later discovered that I was not alone. An average four-year-old British girl will ask her mum 390 questions a day and boys aren’t far behind. You can imagine the mind of a child wanting [...]

By | January 7th, 2018|Category of Personal Leadership, communication, creativity, curiosity, Executive coaching, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness|Comments Off on Ask questions to ignite the mind and illuminate potential

How to make the world a better place through business – Part two

In the first part of this blog, I shared the inspiration from Bob Chapman, Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller.  In this second part, I offer the learnings from Nick van Dam, Professor of Corporate Learning & Development at Nyenrode Business University and Partner at McKinsey & Co, who provided an interactive session inviting us to [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|communication, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on How to make the world a better place through business – Part two

How to make the world a better place, through business- Part One

Recently, together with students, alumni and guests at Nyenrode Business University, the oldest private university in the Netherlands, I was challenged to think about, and given hope, in how we can make the world a better place through business. We heard from Bob Chapman, Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, a global manufacturing, engineering and consulting [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|change, compassion, Interview with the Experts, Leadership coaching, Listening|Comments Off on How to make the world a better place, through business- Part One

7 Habits of Leading and Living Intentionally

Recently I began working with a new client, Anna (name changed for confidentiality). Anna was successful in her business, had recently been promoted to a global role and wanted to develop further her leadership skills. She recognised her strengths and capabilities in helping others gain clarity, solving complex problems and getting things done. Equally, Anna [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Category of Personal Leadership, clarity, commitment, Executive coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Listening, Professional development|Comments Off on 7 Habits of Leading and Living Intentionally

Create Space for Thinking and Make Better Decisions

Recently I was interviewed by Miisa Mink who is the founder and chief doer at DrivenWoman. Miisa is an entrepreneur, author and blogger. Prior to her entrepreneurial career, Miisa was known as a highly accomplished branding professional. Miisa lives in South East London with her husband and two sons. She believes we can live fully [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|courage mindset, Interview with the Experts, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on Create Space for Thinking and Make Better Decisions

The Journey of Getting to Master Certified Coach, MCC

10 years ago it was a dream. Obtaining my Master Certified Coaching (MCC) accreditation from the International Coach Federation seemed a long way off. And today I am delighted to celebrate that achievement with you. It has been a journey, like most, with highs and lows. The highs from my learning experiences with some great [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Category of Personal Leadership, clarity, commitment, Executive coaching, Leadership coaching, Professional development|Comments Off on The Journey of Getting to Master Certified Coach, MCC

Turning Leadership On Its Head

Can you imagine a workplace where you are listened to; where your thoughts and ideas are pro-actively sought? Can you imagine a workplace where you feel appreciated for your gifts and are encouraged to continually find and improve, not only your talents, but also the systems and processes with which you work? Can you imagine [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|communication, compassion, courage mindset, Leadership effectiveness, Listening|Comments Off on Turning Leadership On Its Head

7 Ways to Overcome Procrastination at Work

  Do you find yourself procrastinating at work? You know when you put off the thing that you know you need to do, but will find something easier or more pleasurable to do instead? If so, you're not alone. In fact, according to Psychology Today, everyone procrastinates sometimes, but 20 percent of people chronically avoid difficult [...]

By | July 1st, 2017|Career management, commitment, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Overcome Procrastination at Work

How to Manage Your Boss after Getting Promoted

  Congratulations! You just landed the promotion you dreamed of and worked hard for. You successfully influenced your boss and the leadership team with your vision and how you add value to the business. Now you are leading a team, inspiring them with your vision and creating an environment for high performance.   The challenge [...]

By | June 2nd, 2017|Career Change, Career management, communication, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on How to Manage Your Boss after Getting Promoted

My Top Ten Favourite Quotes on Learning

Investing in your ongoing personal and professional development is essential for growth both in your life and your career.  In my experience, adopting a mindset of learning has been both enriching and rewarding.   Without investing in learning, I wouldn't be the person I am today. The Mum am I today. The coach I am [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Career management, change, commitment, curiosity, Executive coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Quotes|Comments Off on My Top Ten Favourite Quotes on Learning