The importance of doing nothing as a leader.

The importance of doing nothing as a leader.

When was the last time you did nothing as a leader? When have you stopped and sat in silence? Ever given yourself time out of your schedule to focus on nothing? The chances are you haven’t at all, or very rarely. Why is that? How come you don’t place value on taking...
Coaching People Through Transition.

Coaching People Through Transition.

Change versus Transition The concept of change is often misused. It is used to encapsulate everything associated with it. Change isn’t transition and vice versa. William Bridges in his book Transitions: making sense of life’s changes presents a clear difference...

Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative Inquiry looks at change and situations from a positive perspective, doing more of what is already working, rather than trying to identify and fix problems. Focusing on strengths Problem solving works on the assumption there is a problem or assumption that...

Heron’s Categories of Intervention

Sometimes managers step in to ‘help’ their employees. Sometimes this is conscious. Other times managers don’t know they are slipping into this role. It is a default or unconscious act. When done responsibly this can be effective. It is also worth noting where coaching...

FUEL Coaching Model

Background to the FUEL model The FUEL model comes from by John Zenger and Kathleen Stinnett and explored in their book “The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow”. Many coaches use ‘coaching models’ to help frame their coaching...