Business coaching is not business rescue

Very often, when business owners or entrepreneurs seek out my ‘advice’ or want to be coached, it’s already too late. It’s a common trend. They have their head in their hands and tell me that now is the time they’re ready to listen. Of course, there are ways a coach...

10 ways to improve your leadership skills

There is no doubt that some people just have something about them which makes others listen, feel inspired and want to be part of whatever they are doing. But leadership is a skill that can be developed. Defining ‘leadership skills’ is an almost an...

Deep Listening

  A client speaking to his Rogerian therapist says: “I’m so depressed, I just don’t feel like is worth living.” The therapist replies: “I hear you saying that you’re in pain and that you’re not sure how you will ever feel better.” The client replies by saying: “I...

The Traits of Entrepreneurs

Compare Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Steve Jobs. It’s obvious that they’re all entrepreneurs, all successful, and all very famous. What other commonalities do they have? Very little actually. So how did three so diverse men all come to be successful entrepreneurs?...

Must-read books for your career

With the wealth of amazing career-orientated books out there, it’s hard to narrow the list of impactful and inspiring books down to five (there are many more!).  The below books however are a really great place to start (there’s a reason why many of them are...