Category Archives: Coaching

Missing the ‘obvious’

Last week I was talking to a colleague about swimming and she told me she couldn’t swim well because she couldn’t get her breath properly. She said she was going to get some lessons. Over the weekend, she went swimming with … Continue reading

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There’s nothing new..

“We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we would be reorganised. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganising, and a … Continue reading

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Learning Organisations

This morning, http://www.managetrainlearn.com  sent me this rather useful precis definition of a Learning Organisation, based on the work of Peter Senge as reported in Fortune magazine over fifteen years ago. A learning organisation is one in which… · every employee is actively engaged … Continue reading

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Change or stagnate

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” American life coach Anthony Robbins has hit the nail square on the head with this simple thought. Change is easy to think about, but hard to implement … Continue reading

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Should I coach you?

My specialism is coaching people new to management roles, especially in Higher Education. It’s exciting and usually financially rewarding to be promoted, but so often both in industry and in education ,we’re promoted into a role that isn’t necessarily what … Continue reading

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