Developing Effective Leadership and People Management Skills

Effective leadership and the ability to manage people are fundamental in the success of any ‘team’ venture be that in business or in any other group activity. Whether it’s in business or as part of a leisure activity any group will ultimately be working towards a common ‘goal’ and it’s …

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Prioritising Goals

Many people would achieve far more in life if they didn’t procrastinate so much. How often have you heard others or even yourself say any of the following: “I’ll give them a call tomorrow” or “I’d love to do that but I don’t think I’ve got the nerve.”, or “I’ll …

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Positive Thinking When Taking on a Challenge

We are all faced with challenges in our lives and our success at meeting those challenges head on lies much in our attitudes towards them. Facing up to Change Life is an evolutionary process. Nothing stays the same and this affects every area of our lives both personal and professional. …

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Raising and Discussing Fears and Anxieties

When it comes to discussing fears and anxieties we may be experiencing in life we’ll have often been subject to a lot of contradictory advice over our lifetime. We’ll all be familiar with our parents telling us as children that we should talk to them if anything is troubling us. …

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Efficiency and Project Organisation Skills

Most of us will set ourselves some goals or targets that we want to achieve at some time or another. However, unless we’ve clearly set out a timescale in which we want to complete our aims or a target which will move them on to the next stage, it’s often …

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Identifying Realistic Options for a Career Change

Long gone are the days when we all had a career for life and nowadays we’ll all change jobs, and sometimes even careers, several times throughout our working lives. Sometimes these changes will be foisted upon us by events like redundancy and we might also decide that we wish to …

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Recognising Potential Stumbling Blocks and Overcoming Them

We all encounter problems at one time or another. It’s a natural part of life. Without stumbling blocks hurdles and obstacles to overcome from time to time, life would get pretty boring and we’d all have bland personalities with little character. Our sense of success and achievement only comes about …

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Career: How to Network

Most people who have negative opinions about the value of ‘networking’ in business tend to comment that they see it as insincere and that there is always a hidden agenda to people you meet. However the ability to network successfully is one of the most prized skills a business person …

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Dealing With Redundancy

It wasn’t so long ago that being made redundant was a cause for major trauma. Apart from losing a regular income people often felt a real loss of identity and felt that there was a stigma attached to the whole issue of redundancy. Although redundancy can still cause people a …

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Personal Qualities Required To Be a Good Coach

A career as a personal life coach has become increasingly popular over the past few years in particular. Originally an American phenomenon it has been embraced here in the UK too as people try to seek solutions to issues in their personal and professional lives that they wish to improve …

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