Top 10 Walt Disney Quotes for Coaches, Entrepreneurs, Start-ups, Dreamers, Creators, Innovators, Risk-takers and anyone wanting to live their best life…enjoy! 

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. If you can dream it, you can do it. The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. You…

How do you support an internal coach?

How do you support an internal coach?

If like many companies you are increasing the number of trained coaches inside the business, then well done you! You have probably internally justified the benefits of developing a ‘coaching culture’ and looked at the intricate coach to coachee matching process. However, with this provision of ‘internal coaches’ comes tensions. When a persona has decided to embark on their route…

Why let 10 seconds the rest of the day?

Why let 10 seconds the rest of the day?

I ran a workshop yesterday exploring high performance in teams and how to overcome some of the ‘interferences’ that can occur. As I was running the workshop, we dipped into change and the Bridges model about Endings and New Beginnings and the importance of letting go of old processes and behaviours. Things happen in our lives everyday. Things that are…

Being a leader of innovation in the 21st Century

Being a leader of innovation in the 21st Century

Being a leader in the 21st century is a tough place with challenges materialising not just from competition, from the macro economy, but also from inside the organisation as we embrace the rich diversity of the modern workforce. Think about how online streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer and other music streaming services have disrupted the father disrupter CDs, or…

The importance of great onboarding of clients

The importance of great onboarding of clients

We learn in our CPD the importance of providing a great onboarding experience – or chemistry meeting. In this meeting we invite a potential client to meet us and have a chat about their experience of coaching, expectations, and whether they get on with us. But how many times do we actually turn down working with a client – fearing…

5 key rules about team coaching.

5 key rules about team coaching.

Working as a team coach is often challenging in many ways. Perhaps there are players that are not on board with the approach, perhaps a team is dysfunctional, perhaps different motivations are in play and / or perhaps a team is not really a team but a group of individuals performing to delivering an outcome with individual responsibilities. This dilemma…

Complexity is simple … really

Complexity is simple … really

When I was doing my MBA a few years ago, we covered complex systems. These are systems were something happening in one place has an impact on something in a distant chain. This cause and effect mechanism introduces us to the beauty of how the human mind processes ambiguity and decision making. I have just bought a bike. This bike…