Why is Compassionate Leadership Important?

Leaders are increasingly recognising that compassionate leadership is essential if you want to build an engaged workforce. There are lots of benefits arising from compassionate leadership, including: Higher employee engagement…

Want to be a better leader? Be true to yourself

Being ‘authentic’ is a popular concept at the moment, but what does authenticity look like? Surely you are ‘authentically you’ just by existing? Well, not exactly. We often put a…

How to be Assertive in Leadership

Assertive leaders are able to express their thoughts and feelings in a direct, honest and appropriate way. They naturally tend to gain the trust and respect of their teams and…

How to show gratitude in leadership

Gratitude is important in leadership. In fact, it’s important in everyday life. Gratitude is one of the 10 leadership activities included in my checklist: 10 steps to improve your performance…

Kindness in Leadership

Leadership and kindness aren’t two words you often see used together. But kindness in leadership is essential if you want to improve the engagement of your team, and earn their…

Choosing an Executive Coach

How do you choose an Executive Coach? So you now know what coaching is, what type of coaching you need, have more clarity on what happens in coaching, have an idea…

What are the benefits of Executive Coaching?

If you’ve been considering working with an executive coach, you may be wondering just what kind of benefits you might see from your coaching sessions. Executive coaching can offer lots…

Common concerns about Executive Coaching

If you’re at the stage where you’re considering coaching, you’ll probably have some concerns about coaching or doubts in your mind. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. It’s natural to feel…

What happens in Executive Coaching?

Leadership and Executive coaching helps you as a senior leader and your organisation to excel. Being a senior leader comes with a unique set of challenges: feeling overwhelmed by the…

What are the different types of coaching?

If you look up the term ‘coaching’ you’ll find life coaching, health and fitness coaching, business coaching, executive coaching …and the list goes on. All coaching offers a space for…

Executive Coaching Explained

What is Coaching? ‘What is Coaching?’ is a question I get asked a lot. The term ‘coaching’ is used in many different contexts, and therefore can mean many different things…

How to Be a Great Leader

Richard Branson, Lord Sugar, Carolyn McCall. All great leaders, and people that you might consider as leadership role models. But what is it that makes someone a great leader? And…

A Time for Leadership Reflection

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s that time where we begin to reflect on the past year and our achievements. In between the many Christmas lunches and parties, that…

The Benefits of Business Mentoring

Working with a mentor is one of the most effective ways to develop yourself as a leader. Having the support and guidance of a mentor provides unrivalled opportunities for your…

How to Develop a Growth Mindset

Having the right mindset can help you make leaps and bounds in both your leadership career and your personal life. You’ve probably heard that having a growth mindset is crucial…

Leadership: It’s lonely at the top

Being a leader is rewarding, challenging and brings a great deal of job satisfaction. But it can also be lonely. You’re there for your people when things get tough –…