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Here you can find news, views, advice and guidance on Executive Coaching and Career Coaching topics. In the career coaching category there is plenty of support on a range of subjects including; interviews, assessment centres and creating a great CV. In the Executive Coaching section there articles on subjects such as how to select an Executive Coach and what happens in Executive Coaching.

 


Writing Business Reports and Proposals


March 14, 2014  |   Executive Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

It seems that these days nobody really bothers to offer people training on how to write good punchy and influential reports and proposals.     Where staff are offered this type of training it is really gratefully received. It enables them to get across their messages quickly and stops them worrying and spending hours writing […]

5 Ways to Impress Your Boss


February 04, 2014  |   Executive Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

It pays to impress your boss. You keep your job, you might get promoted and who knows you might get a pay rise.   Obviously not every boss is the same, but there are 5 things you can do to impress most bosses. Here they are:   Bring solutions not problems; as a boss it […]

What the Eyes Tell You


January 31, 2014  |   Executive Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

” The face is a picture of the mind as the eyes are its interpreter.” Cicero (106 – 43 BC). In Executive Coaching and in business generally any clue to what someone is thinking might be helpful. Our eyes are said to tell much about what is going on in our mind. Here we explore some of […]

Defence Mechanisms in Executive Coaching


January 17, 2014  |   Executive Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

Defence mechanisms are ways in which we protect ourselves from things that cause us unconscious anxiety.  Some of these mechanisms might be really helpful; however there are others that may cause us problems.     In this article we look at the different types of defence mechanisms and how an understanding of them is of […]

How to Write a CV That Gets You Interviews


January 09, 2014  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

How to write a CV that gets you interviews is an important issue for most of our career coaching clients.  The start point is to remember that the purpose of your CV is to tell the recruiter how well you fit the job for which you are applying. It is not to give a full […]

Interviews – How to be Successful


January 08, 2014  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

The advice and guidance given in this article is based on our work with our career coaching clients.  Often when people are unsuccessful at interviews you will hear them say things like; I was very nervous, some of the interview questions were very difficult, I forgot to tell the interviewer about a really important achievement. […]

Achieving Personal Change


January 07, 2014  |   Executive Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

Have you ever experienced a situation where you have tried exert mental control on your thoughts and feelings but ended up where things have got worse? So for instance you may have set out to improve your feelings of happiness and end up feeling really sad. An understanding of the Ironic Process will enhance you […]

Competency Based Interviews – How to be Successful


January 07, 2014  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

When they are told they will be having a competency based interview many of our career coaching clients start to panic because they do not know what to expect.  However in reality these types of interview are easier to prepare for than others.  This article explains how competency based interviews work. It gives you an […]

The Power of Executive Coaching


December 17, 2013  |   Executive Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

Who wouldn’t like a 50 fold return on their investment? Well Executive Coaching has been shown to produce this level of ROI to organisations.  So what is it that makes Executive Coaching such a powerful personal development tool?    The Executive Coaching Process   One of the main reasons Executive Coaching provides such high levels […]

The Key Skills of Executive Coaching


December 11, 2013  |   Executive Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

It often seems that anyone who has been an Executive thinks they can easily turn their hand to Executive Coaching and provide advice to others seeking help.     Executive Coaching The problem is that the provision of advice is consultancy not Executive Coaching.  So as an advisor you should be selling yourself as a […]

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