Soft skills: Introduction to coaching – Three frameworks (Video)

Posted on: June 1, 2020

I have produced a 10 minute video on soft skills: Introduction to coaching – Three frameworks. This includes an overview of John Whitmore’s GROW model, the OCM’s SMILE model and the compassionate coaching movement’s Intentional Change Theory (ICT). The video also considers the range of soft skills needed for effective coaching. (Video script) Hi. I’m […]

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Change management: Building Resilience – Regulation, Reframing, Relationships and Reflection (Video)

Posted on: May 17, 2020

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week. As we are all experiencing tremendous strain and stress with the Coronavirus impacting on every aspect of our work and homes lives, I thought I’d share some ideas about resilience. So here’s a 10 minute video looking at four tools to help you become more resilient: Building Resilience – Regulation, […]

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Change management: The change process – Emotions when reacting to change (Video)

Posted on: April 24, 2020

In this short (8.5 minutes) video I explore one of the models that look at how people react emotionally to loss or major change. I thought it would be helpful to consider this model as we adapt to the restrictions forced upon us by the current Coronavirus pandemic to our work and home life. So […]

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Book review: Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope by Johann Hari

Posted on: October 10, 2019 Book review: Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope by Johann Hari

Today is World Mental Health Day. As a psychologist, counsellor and trustee of a mental health charity I thought I’d share my thoughts on this brilliant book. “Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope” by Johann Hari was a revelation. Everyone is aware of the growing problem in mental health. This […]

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Non-Executive Directors: Benefits for professional service firms

Posted on: April 27, 2018 Non-Executive Directors: Benefits for professional service firms

It has been my great pleasure to have been a Non-Executive Director (NED) for various professional service firms for many years. I currently hold two such positions for property professional practices (see http://kimtasso.com/consultancy/non-executive-director/). I thought I would share my experiences of the role and talk briefly about Non-Executive Directors: Benefits to professional service firms.  The […]

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