entrepreneur

Entrepreneur

With increasing job uncertainty in the uk, more and more individuals with multidisciplinary skills, are taking to entrepreneur route. Here is a link to some excellent national business start-up support if entrepreneurship appeals to you too. I had a misconception of the personality type of an entrepreneur. Raised by socialist parents who worked in the […]

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mentoring course

Mentoring Course

Here’s a link to a Bristol based ILM accredited mentoring course. What you will notice is that it is a coaching AND mentoring  course. Raising the question of what is the difference between the two. I looked a whole range of definitions provide by various professional organisations and discovered, that as an experienced coaching practitioner, I disagreed with […]

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mentoring program

Mentoring Program

If you are considering starting a mentoring program Here’s some guidance. Whatever your structure, and structure is important, the fundamental purpose of mentoring is to ‘show yourself’. “Come as you are……… “. This is not a cultural norm in the Uk. We have, unbeknownst to us, become all wrapped up in the ‘oughts and shoulds’ of our actions, […]

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Mentoring Meaning

Mentoring Meaning

One definition of Mentoring meaning is this: a senior or more experienced individual(the mentor) is assigned to act as an advisor, counselor, or guide to a junior or trainee This is particularly seen formally in employment but I believe mentoring plays a far bigger role in our lives than we give it credit for. For as […]

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Employability skills checklist

Employability Skills Checklist

Are you more than your employability skills checklist? It always a look at the 8 most important employability skills. Take a look and see if you are more than the sum of these parts…. Heres the employability skills checklist advice from a government site: “Generally speaking, there are eight skills that employers want you to […]

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