Give them a sense of purpose

Give them a sense of purpose

Bring any group of people together to achieve a common goal and you face immediate challenges. These can range from personal agendas to prejudices, old rivalries or just plain inability to trust. And this doesn’t have to be restricted the workplace either. In my...
Are you in a bullfight?

Are you in a bullfight?

 Not long ago, I spent an excellent few days working with some Managers at a refinery in Sohar, Oman. If you ever get a chance to visit the country, please take it as the scenery is breathtaking, the people are wonderful and the air is about as clean as you’ll...
The why and what of coaching supervision

The why and what of coaching supervision

I have ceased to be amazed at the number of times I get asked, “but why do I need a supervisor? I’m a certified coach. Don’t you trust me?” So I decided to sit down and share my thoughts on the subject. Let me start by saying that I don’t view supervision as nice to...
You’ve got a great goal? So what?

You’ve got a great goal? So what?

Have you noticed how many people write, post and talk about how to set amazingly smart, huge, incredible goals? Yes, I hold my hand up because I do it too. And why not? After all, too many of the amazing people I meet in my business as a Coach are going in circles...