Why Investing in People cannot be Optional

Over the course of the last year, around half of the UK’s 15 million workers were looking for a new job. And the single biggest reason (43%), is down to the way they’re managed, with a depressing 39% not feeling valued and around a quarter of the workforce citing lack of training as the main

Ssh! – Why Silence is Golden, especially in Business

We live in a very noisy world. And in business, the noise can be phenomenal, sometimes almost deafening. Take social media, for example. Go onto LinkedIn, any time of day or night and the noise can be cacophonous. So many people wanting to tell you where they’ve been, who they’ve seen, who they’ve pleased, when

How to Choose a Business Coach

“People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care” – Theodore Roosevelt.  One of the big differences in running your own business, as opposed to being in employment, is not having a boss. Given that the reason many people have chosen to have their own business was to get away
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Why Most of my Coaching Clients are Under 35…and the Significance.

I keep a coaching logbook where I record my coaching hours. I guess it’s a bit like a pilot’s logbook, except I don’t tend to make comments about the weather or if I had a bumpy landing. But, it was while completing my logbook the other day, that it suddenly occurred to me, while reading

My Search for a Coach. The Good, the Bad and the…Seriously?

I got a coach! OK, I got another coach. And like all good (?) coaches, I learned from the experience. And I did learn, big time, wow! And I’d like to share my learnings with you, if you don’t mind. Now, I must be frank, so perhaps some of what I’ve learned may not be