Coaching articles

New Perspectives

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science. - Albert Einstein  Coaching Questions: If you were to physically take yourself to a new perspective (the other side of...

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Review your Goals

Plan your professional and personal development for the year. Put in the rocks - key events that you really want to attend or achieve. Plan your own year, and do the same for your team and your organisation – goals, action plans – start the year with a clear idea of...

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Career Path

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.  ~ Brian Tracy Coaching Questions: What is your career plan? Where do you want to be in 1 year/ 2 years’/ 5 years’ time? What steps do you need to put in place to make...

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Move towards your Goals

This magical universe is so faithful in waiting for us to get out of our own way. No matter how long you have gone astray, when you take action, the universe moves to support the act. Move in the direction of your goals and watch the magic flow. ~ Dr Steve Maraboli...

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Follow your Passion

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.  If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.  Don’t settle. -Steve Jobs  Coaching Questions: How different would your life be if you were following your passion on a daily basis? What stops you from doing this? What...

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Self-Awareness

People tend to be generous when sharing their nonsense, fear, and ignorance... They seem quite eager to feed you their negativity... Be cautious with what you feed your mind and soul. Fuel yourself with positivity and let that fuel propel you into positive action.-...

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Authentic Behaviour

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you love to do,...

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Congruence

Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself. - Thomas J. Watson Sr. Coaching Questions:  Actions always shout louder than words. Become aware of how you present to others.  Is your behaviour congruent...

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Goal Setting Tips 2017

I hope the new year's started with a burst of energy and excitement for all you're planning for the next few months.  Hopefully, you’ll have done your professional and personal goal setting, putting yourself amongst the high-achievers, who set themselves up for...

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Authenticity

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25 1803 – April 27, 1882) American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century; champion of individualism. Coaching Questions: • How...

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Failure

People think that the opposite of success is failure, but it's not. Failure is part of the process of success.~ Randy Gage Coaching Questions: What didn’t go so well this week? What can you learn from this experience? What would have been a better way to deal with it?...

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Good Endings and Great Beginnings

 There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.  ~ Louis L’Amour, author  Coaching Questions: Looking back as the year comes to an end, which loops of activities or intentions need to be closed? What do you need to do to...

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Tough Choices

http://www.ted.com/talks/ruth_chang_how_to_make_hard_choices In this TED talk, Ruth Chang discusses what makes hard choices so tough for us, how we’ve confused ourselves by thinking that one choice is always better than another, that they can be quantified, and a...

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Leadership Qualities

John C. Maxwell (The 5 Levels of Leadership) believes that the 2 most important qualities in a leader right now during this downturn economy are:  Creativity – to come up with innovative ideas and solutions; to find the opportunities in unusual situations Tenacity –...

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Career

The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: jobs are owned by the company, you own your career! Earl Nightingale...

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