Monthly Archives: March 2017

Talent, Torture, Trust ….. and Team

“I’m fortunate to work with a hugely talented senior leadership team.  But despite this we were not communicating effectively or operating in a collaborative way.  Meetings were tortuous, relationships were strained and some historical baggage was undermining our ability to trust.” When my colleague Lois and I started to work with this Executive team we… Read more »

What are you tolerating?

Many years ago when I did my first Executive Coach Training (2001, since you ask…..when Executive Coaching was very, very new in the UK) one of the exercises we completed was this:  What are you tolerating? What are you tolerating in your life, your work, with your family and friends – and what do you… Read more »

10 Ways to Influence with Integrity

Many people in corporate life tell me they would like to have a stronger influence – particularly at a more senior level. This is a skill that we can all develop – here are my top ten tips for making a start!

Winning Teams are Made not Born

I hope you’ve enjoyed the last two weeks’ articles on ‘The Family – Team Connection’ (Part 1 and Part 2).  Many of you have been in touch to share your ‘a-ha’ moments! If you want to know more about teams and how to build a great one, you’ll love our Winning Teams Masterclass on 11th… Read more »

The Family – Team Connection Part 2

Last week I wrote about how the way we behave in any team or group is quite likely to be shaped by how we learned to act in our first ‘team’ – our family. I shared my personal experience of how that played out for me and what I had to understand and re-learn’ (and practise,… Read more »