Published by : damian

How about sharing:

For those wanting to gain insight into the characteristics of elite performance you will have your time well spent reading James Kerr’s book Legacy. It covers in a readily digestible way, the approach the All Black use to get the best out of their people. At the heart of the ethos put forward is the […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE

Learning from the doctor

By : -

How about sharing:

Over the last couple of years, there have a been a number of instances with members of my family who have needed to make use of doctors in the NHS. One case recently prompts this post. In my experience doctors are good at giving feedback. This is my observation about their approach. Step 1 – Get the […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE

Getting set for the week

By : -

How about sharing:

The weekly review and  forward plan keeps you on  top of your commitments  and actions whilst getting  alignment with your values  and your key roles in life.  Done regularly it becomes the foundation for sustained success and balance. Here’s a basic approach to get you started. Adapt this and make it your own. The more […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE

How about sharing:

 As a line manager it can be very easy to talk  about a member of your team needing to “get  out of their comfort zone”. I believe this  phrase is overused as it doesn’t suggest what  really needs to happen. It can also put people  into a defensive frame of mind and come  across as […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE

7 Ways to Bring a Better Balance

By : -

How about sharing:

More and more challenges come our way competing for the precious 168 hours we have each week. It’s important that we take responsibility and work at striking a balance to achieve more of the right things. Here’s 7 things to get you stated.     1. Get a longer-term vision Having a view on where […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE

How about sharing:

When it comes to personal development, some people find the concept of goal setting a challenge. Here are five questions to ask yourself to engage your thinking?     What gets in my way of achieving success? What trophy or award would I like to have in my possession? What is the smallest subset of […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE

So what is the Effective Challenge?

By : -

How about sharing:

A number of people have enquired what is the Effective Challenge? It’s something that’s not been covered in the blog. It’s about time that changed. Like developing fitness at a gym, success requires sustained effort. We term that effort as the Effective Challenge. When working with individuals it’s very clear that if people are able to […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE

How about sharing:

One of the elements of successful coaching is having the discipline to work on the person’s behaviours and attitude and not the specific ‘problems’ that they bring to the table. The theory being that by working on the individual you get to tackle the problem too.  In my experience both personally and professionally this theory […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE

Get to or got to?

By : -

How about sharing:

I love hearing things which challenge the way I think about different different situations.  The other day I heard the question “how does your mindset change if you change the start of the sentence from I’ve got to do something to I get to do something?”.  It’s a small yet potentially powerful adjustment.  Here are […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE

How about sharing:

Here’s five productivity ideas to get your 2014 pointing in the right direction. Do it now. This is a simple yet highly effective tip I picked up from David Allen. He describes it as the ‘two minute rule’. Basically if a task is going to take less that two minutes, just do it. Don’t be […]

How about sharing:

READ MORE