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The Intersecting Tracks

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To make progress, great coaching runs on two intersecting tracks: Understanding - expanding what's possible; and Doing - creating practical results

How's Your Crisis?

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Ever wondered if you'd be a good person to have around in a crisis? By now you should know!

What we *DO* will be consistent with our beliefs about *who we are*

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The best predictor of people's words, actions and behaviours is their internal view of who they are

The "What if ... " Game

Plan for unknown, risky or even magnificent situations using "What if ... ". A tool for venturing into the unknown with eyes open

You'll Be Fine

I so want people to understand, right down in their bones, that they will get through tough, difficult and challenging situations

Thinking is more painful than electric shocks!

Why people often don't get clear about their desired outcome or choose the best approach to take, before they act

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Leading from the Light Side

One change that makes all the difference to your leadership, management and personal fulfilment

Seven Essential Leadership Tools

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Visual thinkers will love this. My seven essential leadership tools; but can you name all seven from the images alone?

Assumptions Afternoon

The assumptions and the mind-reading are still rampant at work. Co-designing is the answer - if you're brave enough

Motivation for Leaders

Why my favourite go-to motivational quote still has three fatal flaws; and what leaders should do about them:

More on Outcome Focus

Is this the most powerful question you can ever ask?

Self-Awareness (2b): Impact and Results

In your interactions with other people, do you always get the result you'd intended?

The Supportive Boss

Leaders: 7 things your struggling employee needs to hear you say

If you put down that hammer, I promise I won’t shout

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If you’re stuck in one typical way of doing things or only have one way of looking at things, how do you change?

Un-F*** Your People's Minds to Help Them Change

If your business needs to make changes, first you need to Un-F*** your people's minds - here's why and how.

Can't Keep Up?

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Feel like you can't keep up? 12 ways to simplify your leadership

How to give Moral Support and turbo-charge your leadership

I don't see people giving enough encouragement and approval at work right now. Here's why and what to do about it.

Capability - Part 2

Why you should be worried if people in your business are saying "I don't know how..." And what to do about it