leadership coaching

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

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

Are you in transition? If so, don’t forget the past!

We all experience transitions in our lives when we need to ‘let go’ and ‘move on’.  This is not an easy thing to do. Sometimes the transition is created from own decision, for example, the decision to change jobs. Other times, it arrives through the decision of another.  Whatever the circumstance, we are likely to [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Career Change, change, compassion, executive coaching, leadership coaching, professional development|Comments Off on Are you in transition? If so, don’t forget the past!

Taking hold of the reins: two aspects of change

Charles Darwin, the geologist behind the theory of evolution once said, “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who are best at adapting to change.” As a leader, you have to see change and adaptability to change as a two-pronged situation: one from the point of view of [...]

An unconventional way to develop your leadership brand

Previously I have written about practical ways of being a more effective communicator. Today I hone in on an unconventional way of developing your personal leadership brand. I want to start by acknowledging one of my clients, Steven (I have changed the name for confidentiality).  Steven sought greater clarity on what he wanted to achieve in this chapter of his work and life. [...]

5 Important and Universal Leadership Facts

Leadership today is a complex process.  It is no longer enough to set a compelling vision and hope that your team will follow you. In my experience effective leadership is: getting others to perform at the best letting them know their key qualities and the value of their contribution helping them grow personally and professionally. Drs [...]