Business

Executive Stress – What is an Executive?

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Having been around large & small organisations, training, mentoring & coaching for too many years to mention; I always had a wry smile to myself when anyone proudly announced themselves as an executive. Sales executives seemed always to be the most self-satisfied in this aspect. Proudly announcing their elevated executive status at every opportunity. Needless to […]

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Future of Leadership – A Philosopher’s View

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  Interesting short video from Alain de Botton on the subject of the future of leadership. Now his views may not necessarily be the consensus or an evidenced based perspective on leadership. However, being a thinker and problem solver over a “doer” may well be a good place to start to develop and grow into […]

Business

The Coaching “Business” Conundrum

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Always interesting to read about the many different flavours of business, executive or career coaching psychology on LinkedIn and the web. Coaching, of course, is fast becoming an ever increasingly popular tool for supporting personal & professional development. With a raft of 2-week life-coaching & business mentoring courses through to MSc qualifications in coaching psychology, there […]

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Follow me I am right behind you? A Leadership Question

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Hopefully the irony of the title “follow me I am right behind you” is not lost on those that have experienced leaders in the workplace both good and bad. Needless to say, we witness good leaders that have the seemingly innate ability to influence ours and others, thoughts, behaviours and actions. We enthusiastically rally behind their vision, beliefs […]