Professional development

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

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

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

5 Reasons Why Team Leaders Get Overlooked for Promotion

  Getting overlooked 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 [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Career management, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Listening, Professional development|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Team Leaders Get Overlooked for Promotion

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|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, communication, Executive coaching, Professional development|Comments Off on Never forgot those who matter most to you and your business

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, Executive coaching, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on 3 Proven Steps to successfully influence others