Course Design and ICR

There’s an amazing thing about human potential, and that is that when we are stretched, we achieve. On 6 May 1954 Roger Bannister made history by running a mile in just under 4 minutes. This made international news and Bannister was an international sensation!...

How some Executives Make it to the Top

Have you ever wondered what it is that enables some people to be successful and others not? It is a question that has intrigued psychologists for years. Endless studies have been conducted on personal characteristics, backgrounds, education, and even height! To...

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...

Personal Business Coaching Interventions: What, Why and How.

Running a business must be one of the loneliest jobs in the world. This may seem a funny statement to make as most businesses run on human interaction, be it with suppliers, employees, partners of staff. Yet, the reality of running your own business means that the...

Entrepreneurial and Business Owner Coaching

It is common that entrepreneurs or business owners come for business coaching for two reasons: They want an objective sounding board that can provide a valuable critique of their business They want to move their business forward, but often do not know how to do this...

Corporate Business Coaching Interventions

Why would a corporation need a business coaching intervention? Corporations are big and powerful and successful. They have visions, objectives and missions which drive them to achieve. And that is exactly the reason why a business coaching intervention can only be...

Reducing Stress

Ironically enough, the person who sits at the top of a company generally tends to have the most uncomfortable seat. Stress and enormous responsibility are all par for the course at a certain level of authority; however, stress reduction techniques are a reality and...