Monthly Archives: March 2016

Are you as good as you think you are?

Research conducted by Penna  indicates that ‘Managers believe they are much stronger at the people aspects of their role than the people they are actually managing.’ Surprised? Yes and no. I find that some managers underestimate how good they are and are surprised when they do something like a 360 feedback exercise which highlights strengths they never… Read more »

Change someone’s world – help them to ‘Think Out Loud’

Last week I facilitated the final day of my Manager as Coach Train the Trainer programme with a group of busy in-house facilitators and coaches; ran the final day of my Lead with Impact working retreat with 6 busy leaders and co-delivered an intensive experiential workshop with my great friend and colleague Lois Burton with a group of our talented and… Read more »

What happened with Ann?? Part 2

A couple of weeks ago I shared Ann’s story.  If you remember, Ann thought she had ‘too much empathy’ and it was creating problems in her business – particularly with one of her long-standing senior team members. She needed to make a difficult decision which, she admits, she had been putting off (sound familiar?)  about his… Read more »