Getting ready to write a blog

Change can come about from a chance conversation, a book recommendation or an inspirational quote. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”  Benjamin Disraeli


Unconscious bias
Mon 25th July, 2016

You have probably come across the Conscious Competence Learning Model Matrix at some point moving from unconscious incompetence, conscious incompetence, unconscious competence to conscious competence.  In other words, you move from not knowing what you don’t know right to knowing what you do know. I personally think unconscious bias follows this competency model.  You only […]

Read More about Unconscious bias
Sunshine on toast
Wed 6th July, 2016

Let’s just imagine for a moment…… You wake up one morning and as you start the day you automatically look for the good things in life; the shower working and even better hot water, having enough time to leisurely eat breakfast, your favourite song playing on the radio or simply enjoying the morning banter with […]

Read More about Sunshine on toast
Assertive communication
Sun 19th June, 2016

Assertive Communication Sometimes there is a blur between what we mean between being assertive and being aggressive as well as a misconception that shy people are not assertive.  When it comes down to it, being assertive is all about clarity of message without fear.  Looking at it a bit more in-depth, in emotional intelligence terms […]

Read More about Assertive communication
Coaching story (one of my personal stories)
Mon 30th May, 2016

I often feel in a very privileged position when working with coaching clients, as I witness their journey and personal triumphs over adversity, dilemmas, indecision, confidence or challenges to realise a new conclusion. Most of their stories go untold and may remain in total confidence between myself and them for ever.  Whereas some personal and […]

Read More about Coaching story (one of my personal stories)
International Coaching Week 16th to 20th May 2016
Fri 6th May, 2016

International Coaching Week (ICW) is an annual weeklong global celebration of the coaching profession.   Started in 1999 by an ICF member to educate the public about the value of working with a professional coach and to provide them with first-hand experience of the personal results that coaching offers, it remains a key date in the […]

Read More about International Coaching Week 16th to 20th May 2016