What makes a great mentor? I recently explored this with mentors on a webinar panel. This blog contains some pertinent highlights.
I recently attended a well-established business event. There were over 100 businesses in the room. After a reviving coffee, I took my seat to listen to the speakers. By the second one I wished I was elsewhere. Public speaking is not easy but it gets easier the more you practice. In this article I'll show you a checklist to be better prepared for your presentations and encourage you to invest in getting better to be more successful.
I recently attended a conference around authenticity in business. There were a range of speakers all offering their view on authenticity in business. I’ll declare now that I find a lot of these sorts of events slightly superficial. Figuring out what makes you truly authentic is a quest. It’s a real deep journey of discovery that requires proper investment of time and challenge to help a person understand who they are. This article will help make you a more authentic leader.
The fact is that at different times in our lives we could all achieve more with effective coaching. That’s not to say you wouldn’t achieve it without a coach, but many of my clients point to the fact that coaching helps them achieve much more in a shorter space of time.
I’m often asked what I do when I’m coaching. I’ve written some earlier posts that cover definitions of coaching but some people just want a layman’s answer. One of the ways I describe what I do is ‘I create a space for reflection’.