Continuous Learning: Business Coach Training

Being within that sacred, confidential space with business owners and executives has allowed me to continue learning from other people. As much as one might think that business coaching flows in a one-way direction, there’s so much that I soak up and add to my own...

Executive Coaching – the view from the top

At first, Executive Coaching may seem completely counterintuitive. Being at the pinnacle of an accomplished career, the idea that you may need guidance and perspective may seem out of place. After all, you’ve worked your way through endless obstacles to attain your...

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...

Make your emotions work for you at work

Every cowboy sings his sad, sad song Bret Michaels One of the greatest misconceptions of modern times is the belief that ‘happy workers are productive workers’.  As much as there is evidence to back this up, there is just as much evidence to disprove it. Our emotions...

Creating a personal brand

A few years ago I was sitting at a lunch listening to a woman who specialised in personal branding. The thought kept coming back to me, “Why would anyone need to brand themselves?” All through her endless rambling I rolled my eyes and wondered why everyone else seemed...