I don’t understand the elevator pitch. I don’t understand how anyone attending a networking event can be anything but distracted by having a short and rehearsed speech prepared about themselves dancing around their head? Is it me? When I see people honestly connecting at networking events, it is because they are engaged in a conversation … Continue reading Ban the Elevator Pitch
Marshall Goldsmith, author of ‘What Got You Here Won’t Get You There’ asks some interesting questions about business coaching. He says “Imagine yourself at 95, knowing what was important and what wasn’t. Take that knowledge to heart now, both for your career and for your personal life”. You are now about to receive the best … Continue reading The Best Coaching You Will Ever Get!
Often when we see a thing from a different angle, we see it in a whole new way. The disruption of turning our world upside down gives us a fresh perspective on a problem that may have been causing us sleepless nights or an opportunity that we couldn’t see for looking. The Results Centre have … Continue reading Seeing things differently in 2017
The White Paper Educational Excellence Everywhere (March 2016) clearly sets out the direction of travel for the education sector for the next 5 years with a focus on Great Teachers, Great Leaders and Empowered Pupils, Parents and Communities. In a sector pressured by OFSTED requirements, changing organisational forms, teaching capacity and capability, the paper presents … Continue reading TRC Education’s Achieving Educational Excellence Study Launched
♯Big Ideas in Executive Coaching Research recently completed with coaching buyers (Denton, 2016) indicated a clear need for value and results from coaching. They really want to see measurable outcomes and, on the surface, this seems a reasonable and laudable expectation. In contrast whilst coaching research suggests that executive coaching works, the measurement of the … Continue reading Coaching Return on Investment – does it exist?
Heidelberg Engineering UK has found the results of building a great workplace plans reflected in increased productivity and long-term employee gains. Many organisations complain of unmotivated staff that lack drive. However, at Heidelberg Engineering they have developed a team who share a keen ambition to achieve high performance; when a new problem presents itself, they … Continue reading Engineering company leads the way with building a great workplace initiative
One of the UK’s best respected executive coaching businesses is to offer organisational design and development service for clients. At The Results Centre we are very excited that our new division is being headed up by organisational development expert Rachel Helmn who has recently joined us.
The recent story of Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, biting the hand of those he needs support from is, to say the least, interesting. His assertion that Britain’s business leaders are either too ‘fat’ or ‘playing golf on a Friday to export’ has rankled with many of our clients. What was he thinking …..? Given the … Continue reading Trade Secretary Liam Fox call Britain’s bosses ‘too lazy and fat’
In 2015, 23.3 million days were lost due to work-related issues with a reported median cost to businesses of £554 per employee. Levels of absence, engagement and commitment have a huge impact on whether a business is going to succeed or fail. The results (or lack of) are often down to the workforce they select, … Continue reading Do employee reward schemes really do the business?
With all the uncertainty around the economic direction of the UK, the qualities of great leadership have never been more valued. It seems (certainly as far as political parties are concerned), that it’s a quality currently in short supply. Recently, I watched individuals jockey for positions within our political parties. As an organisation this might … Continue reading Who is your next great leader in waiting?