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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 20 October 2017

What coaching can do – a CEO case study

As coaching in organisations is on the rise, it’s no surprise to find yourself asking ‘But what can coaching actually do for business performance?’. We’re going to show you a quick example with our CEO coaching case study. The answer is simple, coaching can do EVERYTHING. The power of coaching is unlimited. How? Because coaching […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 13 October 2017

Is coaching worth the investment?

Coaching has a powerful impact on individuals, teams and organisations. But it also needs to produce a tangible financial gain. Through skilled use of questions, coaching prompts people to be more self-aware and to think for themselves. As a result, staff communicate with greater emotional intelligence and feel empowered to seek innovative and cost-saving solutions themselves. […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 06 October 2017

Remember your coaching principles

In order to be a successful coach, there are seven core principles you must follow: 1. Ask not tell Forgot any impulse to give instructions or advice. Ask the right questions to prompt your client to think for themselves and come up with solutions. 2. Performance and potential Give attention to your client’s future potential as well […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 29 September 2017

The secret to organisational longevity

In order to ensure an organisation’s longevity, you have to get the company culture right. One of the most extreme recent examples of a negative culture is Uber. It has been described as “Hobbesian jungle” where “you can never get ahead unless someone else dies”. This bad reputation was compounded by video footage in February […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 22 September 2017

Alexander McCoach? Dolce and Coach? Yves Saint Coach? Whatever. Coaching is IN!

It’s official, coaching cultures are IN! But, unlike some fashions, coaching cultures are here to stay. Why? Because the impact they have and the benefits they bring to organisations just can’t be ignored. In case you need a reminder, PricewaterhouseCoopers research shows that in organisations with coaching: ♦ 57% see improved time management ♦ 51% […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 15 September 2017

Team coaching – the challenges and the rewards

Team coaching is an exciting and growing area of coaching. It enables teams to: ♦ Connect on a personal level ♦ Align themselves with the organisational strategy ♦ Play to their strengths ♦ Have facilitate structured team discussions. What is team coaching? It is learning how to coach within the complex team dynamic, to ultimately improve […]

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