Seven takeaways from a coaching skills course (2014)

Posted on: November 5, 2014

I led the PM Forum’s “Developing your coaching skills” course this morning at the fabulous offices (with amazing riverside views) of Fieldfisher (thank you again for hosting!). I first presented a version of this course back in 2008 and it was really good to have one delegate return for a refresher – she reported […]

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Boost your training effectiveness – Learning theory in a nutshell

Posted on: September 1, 2014

You probably know that I spend a large amount of time designing, developing and delivering training sessions and facilitating workshops – for a range of strategy, business development and personal skills. Through my studies in psychology, coaching and counselling I have considered many frameworks to support effective learning and new skill development. I have written […]

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Coaching success stories

Posted on: June 24, 2013

I don’t often share my coaching success stories – but recent results have been astonishing. I’ve had to change the details a little to protect confidentiality, but here are a selection: Property director back in the game An MBA qualified director in the property sector had a serious illness which required a break from work. […]

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It’s all in the mind? – Getting to grips with psychometric testing

Posted on: February 2, 2013

Interested in a free personality assessment? I’ve just completed four days training with Psysoft to achieve the British Psychological Society (BPS) Occupational Ability and Personality Test User Certification Level A and B using NEO PI-R Personality Inventory. Yes, psychometric testing! This is to add to my armoury of a BPS approved degree in psychology, a […]

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Coaching and mentoring staff and fee-earners

Posted on: June 27, 2011

Last Friday, I ran one of the PM Forum’s popular “Coaching and Mentoring for Marketing Professionals” workshops which was hosted by law firm Devonshires. It was interesting to see why the delegates had chosen to attend the session, their objectives for the day covered: Learning how to work better with fee-earners on bids Identifying new […]

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