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
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?
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!
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 findi 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!
The great organisations give space, support and a framework for success that is clear – this is not the soft option or approach – many people, as you may have experienced, see the setting and managing of clear frameworks more difficult that just letting people succeed or fail on their own account. The number of … Continue reading Focus on Feedback not Failure
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?