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Julia Hepworth introduces Mental Health Training to The Results Centre

In the UK 1 in 4 people will experience some form of mental health issue in any given year. Being mental health aware as an organisation or employer, displays your recognition of the importance of your employee’s well being. It can increase teamwork, communication, reduce sickness/absence, lower staff turnover and in turn reduce recruitment and … Continue reading Julia Hepworth introduces Mental Health Training to The Results Centre

What Can Coaching Do For You?

In the seventeenth century, the French statesman Cardinal Richelieu relied heavily on the advice of Father François Leclerc du Tremblay, known as France’s ‘éminence grise’ for his grey monk’s habit. Like the famous cardinal, today’s business leaders have their grey eminences. To understand what they do to merit that money, the Harvard Business Review conducted … Continue reading What Can Coaching Do For You?

Headless Chickens Abound!

I remember the client case we took on in 2010 when a new hire was four months into his tenure in a very high profile role where delivery was paramount. We’d been brought in as a last ditch attempt to prevent him being fired and the merry-go-round of re-recruitment starting up again at great expense. … Continue reading Headless Chickens Abound!

Adding Charisma to a Leader!

Not all leaders are charismatic but a great leader needs to have a powerful presence and having charisma certainly helps. Alan Denton is a business coach, working with executives in all fields to help them find their inner leader; here are his tips to become a more charismatic leader in the work place. Be passionate … Continue reading Adding Charisma to a Leader!

Ban the Elevator Pitch

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

Coaching Return on Investment – does it exist?

♯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?