If you knew the answer, what would it be?

If you knew the answer, what would it be? As a trained coach and someone who spends a lot of my time helping people to get to the bottom of organisational challenges, this is one of my all time favourite questions. On the face of it, sure, it’s nonsensical. But when wielded carefully, it can be liberating, enlightening… and oh-so powerful.

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The power of conversations

I’m a big fan of doing new things. But that isn’t to say that I don’t find them a little scary sometimes. So it was with not inconsiderable trepidation that earlier this week I joined my first session of a local coaching group.

Now, you’d expect a group of executive coaches to be reasonably friendly and helpful. But I can honestly say that the hour and a half I spent with this small group of people in a local cafe was a real eye-opener. And a fantastic investment of my time. Continue reading “The power of conversations”

And now a qualified coach, too…

ILM Coaching CertificateI’m delighted to have been awarded the Institute of Leadership and Management’s postgraduate-level Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring.

The result of several months of study and coaching practice, this qualification has helped me to develop valuable skills, which I look forward to using in my consulting practice.

A big thank you to all who helped me along the way, including those hardy souls who graciously allowed me to provide them with coaching support in achieving their own professional and career goals.

Fantastic free coaching offer from Sockmonkey!

Would you like to improve your performance at work? Are you a senior manager in your organisation or someone with a high level of responsibility? Do you live or work in or around Bristol, Bath or North Somerset? (Preferable, but not essential.) Would you like the support of an executive coach… free of charge?

Update: Due to the high level of demand for this offer, I’m afraid I’m not able to take on any additional coachees at the moment. However, if you’d like to register your interest in case I have some capacity in the future, please feel free to get in touch.

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