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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, personal leadership, Quotes|Comments Off on My Top Ten Favourite Quotes on Learning

5 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Promoted

Getting passed over for promotion and watching others progress around you can be soul destroying. It can leave you feeling disheartened and for some, with a bruised ego. Another year of hard slog lies ahead and you are unsure of what to do now to progress your career. The lifestyle you aspire to appears even further away. [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|career management, Communication, effective communication, leadership coaching, leadership effectiveness, Listening, professional development|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Promoted

Do you have mentor? Discover three benefits of having one . . .

“A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” Bob Proctor Navigating your professional career can be challenging.  You may encounter difficult colleagues you need to persuade. A stretch assignment. An underperforming team to engage and deliver results. A tough [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Career Change, career management, Communication, leadership effectiveness, Listening, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do you have mentor? Discover three benefits of having one . . .

A-Z: 26 ways to Improve your Communication Skills

How effective is your communication? In my experience, taking time out to reflect on what worked well and what I could improve for on for next time has helped me continue to refine my communication skills. Learning from others has also been a key enabler for me. And so last year I set up a [...]

By | February 26th, 2017|Communication, effective communication, executive coaching, leadership effectiveness, professional development|Comments Off on A-Z: 26 ways to Improve your Communication Skills

Never forgot those who matter most to you and your business

Receiving an award for Best Executive Coaching, South East England was a proud moment for me this week and it would not have been possible without YOU. Thank you. I believe it is important to never forget those who matter most to you and your business and so I made this short video on my Facebook [...]

By | January 28th, 2017|career management, Category of Personal Leadership, executive coaching, professional development, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Never forgot those who matter most to you and your business

Overcoming the Obstacles of Gaining Clarity

I turned the corner onto the familiar well-trodden path, the fields either side obscured by the tall hedge grow. Although this time it was different. To my delight, the fields were visible.  The owners of the field had pruned the hedge grow. I offered a silent ‘thank you’ and was grateful for the view in [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|clarity, courage mindset, executive coaching, leadership coaching, leadership effectiveness, personal leadership, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Overcoming the Obstacles of Gaining Clarity

3 Proven Steps to successfully influence others

Whether we realise it or not, we are influencing others all the time.  Whether because we want them to do something, behave in a different way or to think for themselves. How well do you think you influence others? In my experience, often the reason individuals feel they have not been as successful as they [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Communication, effective communication, executive coaching, leadership coaching, leadership effectiveness, professional development, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 Proven Steps to successfully influence others

7 Simple Steps to Develop your Executive Presence

A common theme that emerges with my coaching clients is how to develop more executive presence. The kind of presence someone creates as they enter a room, take their seat at the table and begin to communicate effectively with those around them. Do you remember a time when you met someone in a leadership position [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|Category of Personal Leadership, effective communication, executive coaching, leadership coaching, leadership effectiveness|Comments Off on 7 Simple Steps to Develop your Executive Presence

How to Develop a Courageous Mindset

In my last post, I shared with you the kind of courageous mindset successful leaders have. I shared the benefits of having a 'growth mindset' as opposed to a 'fixed mindset' and how this will serve you in developing a courageous mindset. One stellar example for showing a courageous mindset is author, screenwriter, and producer, [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|courage mindset, executive coaching, leadership coaching, leadership effectiveness, professional development|Comments Off on How to Develop a Courageous Mindset

The Courageous Mindset All Leaders Should Aim For

“You will fail more from timidity, procrastination, and carefulness.” These are some of the powerful words from one of the world’s most highly respected keynote speakers and authors on human potential, Margie Warrell. Warrell is also a writer for Forbes and founder of Global Courage. Part of her leadership coaching focuses on seizing opportunities, expanding [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|courage mindset, executive coaching, leadership coaching, leadership effectiveness, professional development, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Courageous Mindset All Leaders Should Aim For