Career Coaching: Do what you love

Do What You Love

Career Coaching:  Do What You Love. I get people coming to work work with me, saying things like “I’m not good at XY&Z and I need to work on that”. I think this is an erroneous approach. This is the legacy that our education system has left us with, their remit is to give everyone a […]

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Leadership Coaching: Experience

The Benefits of Experience

Leadership Coaching: Experience. Have you ever noticed that excellent leaders are often quite quiet? Why is that so you think? I suspect that this is because they are secure enough to listen. It’s taken me a few decades to recognise that ‘he who shouts loudest’, might indeed get his own way. However, he who shouts loudest might […]

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Career Coaching: Progression

Career Progression

Career Coaching: Progression. On the whole, there is little point for most individuals to be having career coaching before they reach their 30s. Why? Because there is probably not yet enough professional history for us to work with in order to define your future. There are of course exceptions to this rule, but they are […]

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leadership Coaching: Always "On"

The “Always On” Culture

Leadership Coaching: Always “On”. There are rising concerns regarding our flexible working culture leading to the ‘always on’. This brings the expectation that employees should always be available… this behaviour in turn leading to burnout. If you are a leader then this will not be unfamiliar to you. If you are a good leader you […]

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Career Coaching: Trust

Trust

Career Coaching: Trust. It takes time to make a really ambitious plan manifest. I had a client show up here for a mentoring session saying “I was wondering whether to come as I haven’t become a filmmaker yet”. Film-maker being the intention of his five-year plan and it only being 6 months since we have […]

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Leadership Coaching: Procrastination

Procrastination 

Leadership Coaching: Procrastination arises in many forms. One form of procrastination is “busyness”. Have you ever noticed just how easy it is to tackle small jobs … only to discover that you have completely ignored ( skimmed over, gone into denial about, put off …!),  the big thing that’s staring you in the face? The […]

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