A recent study of more than 4,500 workers and managers by the Chartered Management Institute, conducted by YouGov, revealed findings that some readers may find disturbing!
One of the areas that leaders coming to coaching most often want to focus on is support and strategies to help them feel less overwhelmed and better able to prioritise work that is important to them and their role.
Our families of origin play a huge part in shaping our lives, particularly at the beginning when we first learn how to belong and later take that with us out into the world.
I was working with a senior leader in an organisation who had come into an organisation as an external appointment and 10 months in, she was feeling some resistance to her authority and was having difficulty making an impact.
I have been delivering the Stepping Into Management programme at the University of Liverpool for the last 6 years. It’s one of those assignments that are incredibly fulfilling.
Time has to be in the top three topics that clients bring to focus on in a coaching session.
When I started work, it was very much “leave your emotions by the door when you come in. We don’t do feelings!”
No matter where we are in our professional or personal lives, we can’t avoid those times when we are faced with the need for a tricky conversation. At the moment they seem to be high on many people’s agendas. This week a journalist from The Guardian reached out to ask for some help with an article she was putting together…
When it comes to making decisions, especially around our careers, it’s good to get as much support as you can, whatever your profession. A coaching approach to a career conversation with a sprinkle of mentoring leaves the individual empowered to make the decision and take that next step that is right for them.
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.