Tag: Coaching

Executive Coach Joins Breakthrough Mentoring Scheme for Female Business Leaders

Executive Coach Joins Breakthrough Mentoring Scheme for Female Business Leaders

Female entrepreneurs are a vital part of the UK’s business community, says Denise Chilton   Executive business coach, Denise Chilton, is one of only 90 people to be accepted onto the Santander UK Breakthrough Women Business Leaders’ Mentoring Programme.   Powered by Women Ahead, a social enterprise working with organisations to improve workplace diversity and inclusion, the pioneering mentoring programme…

Does Executive Coaching Work?

Does Executive Coaching Work?

Executive coaching is an organisational development tool which, through a series of one-to-one conversations with a specialist coach, facilitates the learning and growth of a workplace leader.   The perception of executive coaching has changed considerably since I started my coaching business almost two decades ago and as the stigma has changed, senior executives have been more willing to step…

Thank You To My Secret Admirer

Thank You To My Secret Admirer

Back in April, an email landed in my inbox from Forward Ladies*. It said, “we would very much like to congratulate you on being nominated for the FL National Awards 2018”. I was as surprised as I was delighted because nobody mentioned putting me forwards. I still don’t know who it was but whoever, you are – thank you.   So, I…

The Problem With Pursuing Happiness

The Problem With Pursuing Happiness

As far as anyone knows, we all have just one chance at life. So, it’s only natural that we would want to make the most of that chance. For many people, ask them what their ultimate goal is, and they might say “happiness”.   It feels good to be happy. Happiness helps us to broaden our own thinking and connect…

Overcoming Outdated Beliefs

Overcoming Outdated Beliefs

One of the things that often comes up for a client in a coaching session is some outdated limited belief that they have been carrying around with them since their school days. One of my own was “I can’t draw”.  I was never actually told that by the art teacher but coming last in an art exam caused enough shame…

How To Be Your Own Coach

How To Be Your Own Coach

In the Hollywood world, coaches are the new personal trainers. Stars like Oprah Winfrey, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Jackman and Serena Williams are performing better, working smarter and making better decisions as a result. But for people without plenty of money to spare, hiring a coach just isn’t within budget. There are bills to pay and food needs to be put…

Executive Coaching Beyond Borders

Executive Coaching Beyond Borders

Earlier this year I was once again asked to join the team at Beyond Consultants and deliver on the NHS England Personal Development Coaching Programme.   This year over 300 GP’s across England were given the chance to work with a coach providing them with an opportunity to pause, reflect, make changes and take action that would support them in…