Archive for the 'blog' Category

How Much Cutting Slack is Too Much?

Posted on July 21st, 2020 · Posted in blog, Uncategorized

In a recent session with a client, a woman in her thirties trying to find a new job in a recession-stricken Covid-19-hit South Africa, she said: “If I cut myself.. read more

Positive Learning From Covid-19?

Posted on May 11th, 2020 · Posted in blog, News

Covid-19 has acted as a huge torch, bringing into sharp light both the bad, ugly and stupid as well as the kind, beautiful and smart. When hit by a crisis,.. read more

Shouldy, Wouldy and Couldy

Posted on February 16th, 2020 · Posted in blog

My clients know that each time they utter the word “should”, I would react. Very soon after starting their coaching contract with me they would catch themselves “in the act”,.. read more

6 Tips on being an ethical manager

Posted on November 14th, 2019 · Posted in blog

In a previous blog post, we wrote about the four important skills-sets/mind-sets which can transform a manager into a coaching manager. To recap, these were: * Establishing trust * Applying.. read more

Shall we talk about listening?

Shall we talk about listening?

Posted on November 5th, 2019 · Posted in blog, News

Let’s face it: listening well doesn’t come naturally to most of us. We all have ears, and most of us are lucky enough to be able to hear (and even.. read more

4 Behaviours that build trust

Posted on October 28th, 2019 · Posted in blog, News

I could give you a very long spiel on how building trust is the first crucial building block in any relationship – especially one that’s supposed to last a long.. read more

4 Pivotal skills to become a leader who coaches (and why this is important)

Posted on October 16th, 2019 · Posted in blog

I have been asked to give a talk on a topic that has been close to my heart and which is present in all the work that we do: Why.. read more

Are you highly effective?

Posted on September 16th, 2019 · Posted in blog, News

Are you one of the millions of people who bought or read the book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Steven Covey? This influential global bestseller was first published.. read more

The Eternal Daily Climb

Posted on September 2nd, 2019 · Posted in blog, News

Here’s a true story: A client, a successful executive in a medium-size company, complained in our first of eight biweekly sessions about a level of frustration and anxiety that became.. read more

Are we choosing to turn a blind eye?

Posted on August 19th, 2019 · Posted in blog, News

Are we choosing to turn a blind eye? And how does this affect our business performance? Every single conversation I seem to have, be it with clients or with friends.. read more