Why Coaching Now?

We are in an ‘Out-of-the-Box’ time. Covid has disrupted so many things which we took for granted that the same ‘normal’ no longer seems to apply. Reality is still happening but it isn’t recognisable. Disastrous mortality rates, mass restrictions of movement,...
Soft Skills for Tough Times

Soft Skills for Tough Times

Of all the Soft Skills, I’ve always felt that Negotiation is the least soft. Partly, it’s because of the meticulous planning and almost forensic preparation which negotiations receive from teams locked away in war rooms, pouring over plans and scheming how to position...
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP THOUGHT

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP THOUGHT

It’s No.13 so that could be the reason for being late this week but in fact, its my last minute discovery of the fascinating ‘2020 Thought Leadership Report’ from Survey Monkey.com Thought Leadership as a Social Media strategy wasn’t entirely new to me but I hadn’t...
STORYTELLING WITH THE 5C’S

STORYTELLING WITH THE 5C’S

Explaining a complex process or illustrating an abstract idea is easier when we take a picture of it. I expect the first travellers to the  Egyptian Pyramids were met by itinerant sales people waiving  paintings of the desert spectacle because they knew that the...
MANAGING UP

MANAGING UP

Derek’s latest promotion was a step up to the top. After working as a Product Specialist and then Country Key Accounts Manager, his next step was to take on a top management role with regional responsibility. Six months into his new role, Derek had learned a lot,...