clarity of vision, clarity of expectations, clarity of intention and what you want

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

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

Overcoming the Obstacles of Gaining Clarity at Work

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, communication, courage mindset, Executive coaching, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness|Comments Off on Overcoming the Obstacles of Gaining Clarity at Work

The roadmap to success: clarity

Part of being a good leader is knowing the direction to take and having faith in the reasons behind your decisions. Clarity is not an easy quality to cultivate because in today’s world, every person who is given responsibilities finds themselves struggling with priorities. Once your priorities are unclear and you don’t know where your business [...]

Preventing failure: Goal setting to be a competent leader

According to a paper by George Doran, there is a S.M.A.R.T. way to grow to be an effective leader. The mnemonic stands for goals to be Specific, Measurable, Assignable, Realistic, and Time-related. It all sounds great except I stumbled upon research that suggests more needs to be done with goal setting for effective leadership. Don’t [...]

Belinda’s story – how to achieve clarity in what you want

Previously I have shared some practical tips on how to achieve clarity in what you want for yourself and your business. In this short video I share a case study of Belinda*, a client of mine who, when we began working together, didn't know what she wanted to do next nor how to go about [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|Career Change, Career management, change, clarity|0 Comments

7 practical steps to gain clarity

Do you sometimes feel unclear of where you are going or what you want to do? During my own career whilst I knew broadly the direction of my travel, I didn't know how to get there.  Over the years, I have developed ways of getting clear and staying on track. I have also helped many [...]

How to Achieve Clarity in Your Business

Owning or leading a business can be rewarding and overwhelming at times. Achieving clarity is essential to building and expanding into the future. You will want to take time to determine your purpose for the business by concentrating on the ultimate goal. Without achieving clarity, your business and customers could suffer. Consider these 5 factors for [...]

By | June 15th, 2015|Category of Personal Leadership, clarity|0 Comments

Nancy Kline shares MORE about the Thinking Environment

I recently had the privilege of interviewing Nancy Kline, pioneer of the Thinking Environment(TM), once more on her return from a recent trip to South Africa.  In this short interview, Nancy shares more about her reflections on the Thinking Partnership and its application. I ask Nancy to explain further her metaphor of the two [...]

Communicate with Confidence

This week I caught up with Eilidh Milnes, the speaker for confidence, during her travels in North Queensland, Australia.  In this months short 'confidence talk' we discuss just that - how to develop confidence in your communication. In this 14 minute interview you will discover the importance of: Knowing your subject matter Preparation Looking for opportunities [...]