Coaching

Ditch the resolutions and focus on building a positive mindset in 2018

05 Jan 2018

Many people start each new year with good intentions and resolutions, however, most break these within a few weeks. One of the reasons for this is not just that long standing habits are tough to change as author Charles Duhigg points out in his bestselling book, the Power of Habit, but that our mindset may [&hellip

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Performance Management: how to get the ‘team multiplier’ effect

20 Nov 2017

When we think of performance management – as a process, system or series of conversations – we tend to think of managers talking to their direct reports. Perhaps providing them day to day coaching input, goal-setting, development planning, performance reviews and so on.  Which leads us to consider performance management as very much centred around [&hellip

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How to ace tough feedback conversations

02 Nov 2017

Many managers and leaders struggle with tough feedback conversations. They don’t like criticizing people and worry about undermining their relationship and the motivation of the employee if they deliver tough feedback. This often means they end up falling into one of the following traps: Avoidance – they avoid the conversation in the hope that the [&hellip

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Why strengths-based conversations should be at the heart of your new performance management system

19 Oct 2017

Speak to most managers and employees and they will tell you that appraisals are a dreaded and demotivating experience. It is no surprise then, that according to the latest Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report, more and more organizations are now experimenting with new approaches to performance management including continuous feedback, coaching and reducing the focus [&hellip

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Creating a STRONG coaching culture: How organizations can implement strengths-based coaching cultures

09 Mar 2017

Coaching is arguably the most vital part of an organization’s learning and development strategy today. It has numerous advantages to accelerate learning and performance, including the highly contextualized and personalized nature of the approach to meet vastly differing learning requirements and styles. Coaching can also bring about a more empowering, inclusive and innovative culture where [&hellip

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