Posted 591 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
States affect our ability to perform to our best, when under stress our performance can drop by 20-30%. Learning how to manage your state will leave you feeling more in control of the external influences that impact on our general well-being and capability to perform, experiencing both the highs and lows, whilst knowing that you have a choice of how you react to any given experience.
Posted 961 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day, so why is it that successful people are able to achieve so much, when many others are left struggling to complete a few tasks. As children, most of us would have learnt to tell the time by the age of nine but we may spend a lifetime trying to master it.
Posted 1662 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
In today's world, more people are finding it harder to cope with day to day stress. Regardless of occupation, seniority, or salary, we're spending more of our days feeling drained and out of control, instead of focused and calm.
Posted 1697 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
One of the exercises that I use with clients is the "but why?" challenge. Whether you have children or not, you are bound to remember this phase either from using it yourself or hearing it on repeat by someone else's child.
Posted 2523 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight
Life is a dynamic dialogue between me and the external world and I have had this animated relationship with 'Change' ever since I entered adulthood. While certain big changes in my earlier life, like moving to live independently in a big city to start my banking career with Citibank. More recently in 2009, I experienced certain unexpected changes which were negative on the outset, however in retrospect triggered the best out of me!
Posted 2698 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Life Coaching Articles
As the UK summer is in its final days, the bank holiday is over and many of us are suffering from holiday blues; it's a prime time to increase motivation and make running your coaching business like a holiday. It is an interesting fact that most people spend longer planning a two-week holiday than they do planning their workload during the other fifty weeks of the working year. Why is that? It is because they want to make maximum use of their time. They want to get maximum value for money.
Posted 2747 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Corporate Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
Dee Harding asks - what has heart-centred emotional intelligence got to do with leadership? “Emotional Intelligence is more important than IQ in almost every role and many times more important in leadership roles” - Steve Covey Our ever changing world requires a new kind of thinking about what it takes to be an inspiring leader. The attributes traditionally considered necessary to be an effective leader are no longer enough.
Posted 2761 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Life Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
You can reclaim your power and get your life back on track when you learn how to stop resisting change. Our resistance to real change makes it so much harder to achieve. After all, if we didn’t resist so much, would it be quite so hard?
Posted 2817 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories
My academic background is in Psychology and prior to becoming a coach I had always worked in support roles within caring organizations. I decided to do my personal performance coaching diploma in October 2010; at that time I was working two jobs and was also running my own dance fitness business in the evenings and weekends. Doing both was tiring- I knew something was going to have to give but I felt a constant conflict between two arenas which I loved: dance fitness and psychology & support work.
Posted 1578 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
You may have heard the term Emotional Intelligence (EI or EQ), but what actually is it? What does it mean in practice? And more importantly, how can you use it to help your clients?