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Listening Leadership

Introduction Exquisite Listening is at the heart of facilitating high performance in others. Listening is a key quality of leaders who mark themselves apart from managers who may dominate by directing. When we listen well, we learn more about a person, about both their competences (practical and thinking styles) and about their motivations and de-motivations. […]

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Wellbeing at Work

Well-Being & Healthy Thinking A healthy ‘mindset’ assists in well-being. This is not just about how happy we feel right now, but also, how empowered we are to achieve our aims. But, what is a mindset? At least three things are important, these are: values, beliefs and our sense of identity. Mindsets Mindsets are typically […]

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Heart Coach

The Muffin Men of Saint Monica, USA started collecting food and distributing to the needy in their retirements. 24 years on and they are still doing this in their 70’s & 80’s! It’s a compelling story about people who have hearts – and a lesson for coaches too. See the video:

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BLOG: Parables on Coaching 1

“Today is another gift of life. Make it special” Angus McLeod. Days come and go. There are routines which we more-or-less fall into. And, there are things that go adrift and we may beat-ourselves-up about: we take the car to work but have to go back home because we forgot needed papers; we look forward […]

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