June 23, 2022 No Comments

What We Can Learn From Socrates About Staff Development

During my study for my master’s degree in Coaching and Development, I was tutored by some Olympic level sports coaches. They brought their sporting success to the world of business. Why’s this relevant? Well, let me explain the sporting origins of business coaching. The teaching of sports was tackled in the 1970s by Harvard educationalist […]... Read More

June 16, 2022 No Comments

Heroic CEO or Team Coach?

There are so many strategies to be implemented and changes to be managed today. The days when, in any organisation, small or large, integrating the different needs of all the stakeholders could be managed by a charismatic founder CEO are past and gone. No single leader can any longer meet the complex demands placed on […]... Read More

June 9, 2022 No Comments

Carrot & Stick: Why It Doesn’t Work As A Motivator

The secret of motivation is the holy grail that every business leader would dearly love to find. Motivating employees seems like it should be easy. And it is — in theory. But while the concept of motivation may be straightforward, motivating employees in real-life situations is far more challenging. As leaders, we’re asked to understand […]... Read More

June 2, 2022 No Comments

4 Organisational Changes That Transformed Dan’s Business

Dan is a business owner of a growing SME in the construction technology sector with revenue of just over £3m and currently 25 staff. He has experienced many highs and lows in building his business over the years but is proud of what he has achieved. More recently Dan noticed how harder it was becoming […]... Read More