Why Business Leaders need Coaching.

  Now more than ever business leaders need to achieve more with less. They need to ensure that they get the best from the resources they have. They need to constantly innovate to maintain their presence in a highly competitive

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Do you know how your leadership style affects results?

Business leaders often make the mistake that their leadership style is their personality. It is, in fact, a strategic choice and a really great leader has a range of leadership styles that he or she can choose from depending on

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5 Listening actions that Great Leaders practice

Listening to Understand Generally listening is the communication skill we use the most. Yet, most people listen poorly. Research shows that we retain between 25% and 50% of what we have heard. As “the boss” we think we need to

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Building your High Performance Team

    High Performance Teams in Action “If you could get all the people in an organization rowing in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, in any market against any competition at any time” (Patrick Lencioni- Team Development

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Develop your Emotional Intelligence – Grow Your Sales

Introduction The challenge to every organisation is to generate enough revenue to cover costs and leave enough over to re-invest in business development.  That’s it – the bottom line! Sounds simple enough but unfortunately it’s much more complex than that. 

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Feedback – the path to excellence

Anyone who wants to build strong relationships with people who matter to them, will ask for feedback. This is a courageous action that is not for the faint-hearted. Those who do ask for feedback have the opportunity to develop themselves

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The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence

The measurable, learnable skills of emotional intelligence make a significant impact on company performance. EQ is now being looked at as a differentiator by world-class organisations as marketplaces become more competitive and complex.EQ is the ability to use emotions in

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Now what? What to do when you achieve your goals..

Apollo 11’s Buzz Aldrin was a fighter pilot in the Korean war, oh and he was the second man to walk on the moon! In 1972 he was battling alcoholism and depression. In his journey back to health he realised

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Checking In to the Power of You!

Just a month ago, we shared an exciting morning with Cork’s business community at the Cork Chamber Annual Forum. The topics discussed by our speakers, Connor, Olive, Lucy, Bressie and myself were around nutrition, exercise, mental wellness and performance in

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The Need for Honest Conversation

In the past number of weeks, I have noticed a recurring theme in coaching my clients. Conversations running something like this… Client: My colleague is so bad tempered at work that I’m afraid to approach them. It’s been going on

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