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Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Should you follow your dreams, or acclimatise to a ‘sensible’ route through life?

There are many blogs posts out there urging us to follow our passions and dreams, inferring that we’re wasting every second of our precious lives if we don’t. Whilst this motion is well-intended, for some, dreams will always be that…..something we only ever explore in our head. It’s not easy or practical for everyone to …

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Micro-managing: what is it, and do you do it?

Micro-managing involves over-control of a delegated project, task or issue. Instead of team members or employees taking instruction and getting on with the job at hand, the micro-manager keeps them on a short leash, and closely oversees almost every aspect of the process. Not only can micro-managing impact unnecessarily on your time, it could also …

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Why organisations need a strong culture…

It goes without saying: any business can progress further forward if every member of staff is pushing in the right direction. Hiring the right people for your organisation, who understand what the company is trying to do, should now be second nature for anyone whose job it is to recruit, but what does that actually …

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More executives than ever are taking the leap into the unknown and starting businesses

I read an interesting article recently that made the above claim – that in 2014, more executives than ever before are choosing to make their own way in the world and turning their back on the security of their corporate roles.   I found this interesting, not least because I expected more executives would’ve ‘jumped …

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Why is a contract necessary when engaging an executive coach for the first time?

The simple answer: for your protection.   It may sound formal and unnecessary but a coaching contract not only covers you against the worst (as per most contracts) it also helps you get the most from your sessions. Helps me…but how? Coaching currently is unregulated, and therefore open to misinterpretation, to charlatans…..indeed, it has the …

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