Category Archives: Executive coaching

Thriving at work: part 1

“Mom always tells me to celebrate everyone’s uniqueness. I like the way that sounds” – Hilary Duff The excellent ‘Thriving at work’ Stevenson / Farmer review of mental health and employers, commissioned by the prime minister, made the headlines when … Continue reading

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Wimbledon without rain

“Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you are a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player”  Bill Gates Get Mental Health Training Can you imagine a Wimbledon without strawberries & cream, the tournament without … Continue reading

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Theory & truth in the labyrinth

Earlier this year in Marrakech I was hunted down through a labyrinth of streets by a trader Continue reading

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By their fruits

“The real test of a leader lies not in the personality or behaviour of the leader, but in the performance of the groups they lead. By their fruits we will know them”    Rosemary Stewart Get Mental Health Training  

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Glue v/s solvent

Coaching; some clients need glue while others need solvent…. Thinking about that issue that keeps getting in your way (you know, the one that seems stubbornly elusive & hard to pin down). If you were one day brave enough to consciously … Continue reading

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Reaching out, inviting in

“The world is disgracefully managed, one hardly knows to whom to complain” – Ronald Firbank This blog is about the increasing political interest in corporate governance through offices such as the Financial Reporting Council, author of Corporate Culture and the … Continue reading

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The second hurdle

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” There are the obvious reasons why some strategic plans fall at the first hurdle. Inadequacies such as failing to gather data from the business environment, not taking into account the resources required, a malfunction in … Continue reading

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