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Book review – Creating self-esteem by Lynda Field

Whilst published in 1993, this remains an often-quoted book in the area of self-esteem and realizing your true worth. Self-esteem often arises in my workshops on confidence and sometimes in coaching sessions. It’s a short book (150 pages) and a relatively quick and easy read – designed for those without Read More

2024-03-19T17:16:28+00:00March 19, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills|

What is Socratic questioning? (Questioning skills)

Long before I learned of the value of Socratic questioning in coaching and counselling, I remember an editor asking me to use Socratic questioning in some writing. Socratic questioning is a way to drive logical argument. It’s helpful in conversations, critical thinking and negotiation. So what is Socratic questioning? (Questioning Read More

2024-02-27T17:29:03+00:00February 22, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Selling|

Why are questions so important? (Questioning skills)

Most people appreciate the importance of questioning skills in selling, training, coaching, counselling (especially Cognitive Based Therapy – CBT) and commercial conversations. In this post I explore different types of questions and how they can be used in various business scenarios. Why are questions so important? (Questioning skills). The importance Read More

2024-02-22T17:28:18+00:00February 21, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Selling|

Book review: How to do the work (recognise your patterns, heal from your past and create your self) by Dr Nicole LePera

Part of a psychotherapist’s toolbox is psychoeducation. This is helping therapy clients to understand themselves better and access tools to effect the change they desire. There are a few books that I recommend to my therapy clients and this is one of them. Their reaction is usually positive so here Read More

2023-12-15T10:09:28+00:00December 15, 2023|Kim's Blog, Relationship Management|
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