What is challenging you right now?

Posted Posted in Coaching

Survey results You answered, I listened! Did you know that professionally trained coaches are trained to listen in 14 different ways during a coaching conversation? Just an aside… Recently I asked my newsletter readers and my wider network for insights and inputs via online survey about what is challenging people right now. Many answered for […]

Kingfisher out of the ark

After the flood

Posted Posted in Quiet Leadership, RealLeadership

Happy New Year.  I really mean that!  No-one deserves a happy and successful 2021 more than you after what 2020 has put you through.  But you made it to this point and I am extremely grateful for that and for you. It’s looking hopeful (and more possible) that this time next year we will be […]

‘Extra’ help

Posted Posted in Coaching, Parenting, Resilience

It’s commonly known that introverts regain their energy by being alone after a social activity.  They need quiet time to recharge.  Being with lots of people, in lots of noise, for long periods of time, makes them exhausted.  It’s not about being ‘unsociable’ – they are very sociable people – they just prefer it to […]

I was tempted, but I didn’t!

Posted Posted in Resilience, Workshop

On Wednesday 14.10.20 I spoke at the first online National Women’s Enterprise Day. It was more difficult for me than the breezy line above might suggest. Public speaking is waaayyy out of my comfort zone, as it is for the vast  majority of people. Ironically, and brilliantly, my topic was how to silence the inner […]

Unleash your Power at Interviews

Posted Posted in Business Coaching, Coaching, Executive Coaching, Resilience

Little did we know that ‘pivot’ would be one of the most used words of 2020.  Businesses have had to recalculate long-established income streams and revise processes overnight.  Employees have had to adjust their working practices.  All of us have had to completely rethink most elements of our lives: social, personal, working, financial, education, child-care, […]