How to create value-driven goals

If you have followed me for a while you will have heard me talk about the importance of understanding your values. By which I mean, what’s important to you. Just in case you are new here, let me sum it up for you: without understanding your values you cannot make decisions from a place of … Read more

Rocking Chair Exercise

At this time of the year, we are prone to reflection, as the days are shorter and the nights longer. But reflection doesn’t always feel easy because it’s also one of the busiest times of the year. I wanted to share a really quick but powerful coaching tool with you: the rocking chair exercise.  What … Read more

How to create a career development plan that actually works

career plan and career coaching

A career development plan is a practical strategy that allows you to determine your skills and interests, set career goals, and put actions in place that will help you reach them. It’s a continuous process, and it includes an overview of: Your current skills and experience Your career goals Your interests Your priorities Your intended … Read more

How to add coaching into your leadership toolkit

As leaders, we need to be adaptable and it’s why I believe that developing your leadership toolkit is beneficial to help leaders and their teams. This week I wanted to talk about how to add coaching to your leadership toolkit in a practical way.  Your Leadership Toolkit Daniel Goleman, a psychologist and leadership author, studied … Read more

The power to influence people

One of the common things that come up in my coaching sessions is the belief that they (the coachee) have no influence as a leader. But I don’t believe this is true. Influence is a skill that can be learned. So we all have the power to influence people.   Influence is not about control So … Read more