I am running an informal, informative and interactive lunchtime workshop for Professional Liverpool members who want to make a rewarding change in their professional life in 2022.
The pandemic left Louise feeling like she needed a “mindset reset”. Through coaching, she wanted to develop herself as a leader and explore how best to develop the people she leads. Her goal was to reflect on her leadership impact and identify any unhelpful behaviours so she could make changes and emerge as a more effective leader.
It is that time of year again when we look back on the year that is ending and forward to the year ahead. For many, it has been an even stranger year than 2020.
When someone comes to coaching wanting to make a change, this is one of my “go to” questions.
Colour can be used to describe how individuals interact and modify their behaviour when confronted by different types of people and varying situations.
Anna sought out coaching because she was looking for some structured support in her life and career so that she could move forwards in a direction that was right for her. She had recently returned to work after a long career break but her time away from the workplace, despite her wealth of experience, had impacted her confidence, particularly around managing teams. She was also dealing with a challenging work environment where it was difficult to add value and where she didn’t feel listened to.
Single isn’t a status, it’s a word to describe a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without being dependent on others.
The 40 candles that had adorned the cake to celebrate my milestone birthday were scarcely cool. The birthday gifts still lay scattered around the house.
This client was in a senior role within a large public body and felt she was at a crossroads in her career. There seemed to be plenty of opportunities available to her, yet she was feeling overwhelmed about which direction to take.
In my coaching work, I meet many people responsible for managing others who tell me that they have never had any practical management training and felt they had to learn the hard way.