When an email inviting me to deliver a session for the annual Student Leaders Conference at the University of Liverpool arrived in my inbox my automatic response was “yes”.
One of the most common issues brought to a coaching session is confidence. Clients are wanting to feel more confident in themselves and their abilities. So, here are some fabulous TED Talks with tips and tricks to boost your self-confidence.
Lots of words are great. Lots of words are less-great. Here are five words that you can stop using to start sounding more confident.
I have been interested over the last few years to witness in my coaching conversations with leaders that they are referring more and more frequently to the phrase VUCA. Originally coined by the US military to describe the turbulent and unpredictable environment in which they operate.
The only guarantee when we step up into a bigger role, grow a business or try something new is that not everything is going to go swimmingly. Failure is never comfortable but if we embrace it instead of pushing it away, it will have a much smaller hold on us and the lives we want to live.
Ready to take the next step in your career… but not sure what’s holding you back? Here are five self limiting behaviours keeping women from stepping up into a leadership role.
Being a great leader takes practice. These 5 TED Talks will help you learn key skills and mindsets for leading your team.
I was in my mid-20s, working for a large Financial Services company in Liverpool and had recently taken over a really challenging team from another manager who had been “let go”. It was one of those great career development opportunities – although I did wonder if perhaps, they had just not been able to find anyone else! I remember going home one Friday evening after surviving my first week as a new manager thinking about how I had no idea what I was doing – and that I needed to read a “How To Be A Manager” book.
Investing in coaching could mitigate the risk of a diminished talent pool after Brexit, says Denise Chilton. Research from the CIPD has found that Brexit will make it harder to recruit qualified talent. 72% of HR professionals expect the competition for talent to escalate and 61% predict further difficulty recruiting senior and skilled employees. Executive Coach Denise Chilton…