Ask Not What A Business Coach Can Do For Your Business, But What Business Coaching Can Do For You?
In our experience, most people in leadership positions understand the concept of coaching and what it can do for their business but increasingly leaders are recognising the benefit of focusing on their own personal development. They understand that this will enable them to better understand their key drivers and become even more effective in their role.
Three tips for delivering authentic learning with the learner in mind
It has become increasingly apparent that the Organisations who will not only survive, but thrive in the current climate are those that have two key traits in common:
- The ability to be resilient and focus on what is in front of us ( we have eyes at the front of our head for a reason) rather than bemoan what has been lost or get dragged into looking backwards or at our feet.
- The mindset to be agile and be brave enough to change their mind, rather than being stubborn and relying on what has always worked in the past.
A Toast to the Oast
When we first started working with Matt Brown, the owner of Kent based n-fuze, in a business coaching capacity in January 2017, one of the first tasks was to identify some outcomes that Matt wanted to achieve.
Inevitably there were many outcomes on the list, some short term but also some longer term. One outcome in particular however really stood out and caught our attention.
What does having a bad back teach us about getting the best out of coaching?
Having recently succumbed to a consistent nagging back pain, I finally decided to do something about it and book an appointment with a Chiropractor.
After a little bit of desk research and a couple of phone calls asking for referrals, one name kept cropping up so I made a phone call and an appointment was made. As part of the process, I was asked to complete a form, of which the last three questions grabbed my attention and resonated with me.