career coaching coming unraveled

Coming Unraveled

Career Coaching: Coming Unraveled: As I coach more, whilst my clients are learning about themselves, I too am learning about myself. I always wondered why this was called “A Coaching Practice”??? When would I have finally qualified? And, if you have done any personal development, you too will know that once you have opened the door […]

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Career Coaching Contract

Contracting is Essential!

Career Coaching: Contracting. When a business of project fails It’s rarely down to the quality of the skill or the service. It is usually the lack of business-like behaviour that has the provider on the floor.  You may be really skilled, gifted and talented but that counts for very little if your business protocols and […]

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Leadership Coaching: Freedom

Leadership Coaching: Freedom 

Leadership Coaching: Freedom. If you are in a leadership role and it feels toxic, remember you really can still leave. If you are feeling unhappy, you can actually go. Whether you were the founder, or are a partner, if it was your idea, to begin with, but it has all turned to sh*t, remember you can just […]

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Leadership Coaching

Humility 

Leadership coaching: Humility. The best leaders are those who admit that they don’t know what they are doing. Bold statement? Maybe, but as my husband says: “assumption is that mother of all fuck-ups”. Isn’t that just so true! Having spent the first three decades of my life pretending that I knew what I am doing, I […]

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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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Leadership Coaching: What Next?

Leadership Role: What Next?

Leadership coaching: What Next? What if you know you are a leader but you don’t know where to put yourself next? You’ve led projects. you’ve lead teams. You’ve led change.  You’ve enabled stuff to happen out in the world & you’ve seen the results … What next? What’s your next challenge? Its time to find out […]

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Leadership Coaching: Firsts

Leadership “Firsts”

Leadership Coaching: Firsts. There is a Jungian belief that we have all we will ever need around us. And, that we can only access when we are ready.   If you are new to a leadership role then you might be asking questions about your suitability for this role? What makes us ready to access all these […]

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Leadership Coaching: Risk

Successful Risk-Taking

Leadership Coaching: Risk. What stops us taking risks? It’s our brain. Is this always useful? No! Yes, it keeps us safe, but it also arrests our development. I have clients that have brains that enable them to decide to do one thing late at night and by the next morning, they have managed to rationalise themselves right […]

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Leadership Coaching: Responsible Workaholic

The Responsible Workaholic

Leadership Coaching: Responsible Workaholic. Does this phrase resonate at all with you? If I told you I was writing this on a Bank Holiday, you’d know it resonates with me too…This personality type comes from Karlah’s Process Model. It’s really useful to know your personality type as it can enable you to make some informed […]

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Leadership Coaching: DIY

Leadership Coaching: DIY

Leadership Coaching: DIY: If you don’t like how others are doing it then maybe it’s time to lead things yourself? I’m not advocating walking up and pushing your CEO aside. I’m not sure how well that would really go down in reality. What I am noticing is that if you consistently see better, more effective […]

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