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4 Principles for Coaching & Building a Better Hero

Without doubt, video editing is the art form I most love and admire. When sound and image are put together in a certain way, by someone who is a master of the craft, the effect is, for lack of a more dramatic word, transcendent.

Nov 3, 2019

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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6 Creative or Unusual Training Methods

Beyond instructor-led classroom training, which continues to be a staple of modern training delivery methods, we increasingly see the widespread acceptance and incorporation of digital learning technologies across most learning departments. 

Sep 23, 2018

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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10 Tips for Communicating Like a Pro


“And look, I know, it takes effort and energy to actually pay attention to someone, but if you can't do that, you're not in a conversation. You're just two people shouting out barely related sentences in the same place.”— Celeste Headlee

Aug 17, 2017

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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Top 15 Reasons to Use a Coach

1. Life’s Too Short. When you’re 90 years old and looking back on your life, will you wish you had spent more time at the office, working on achieving someone else's goals, or wish you had spent more time working on your goals?

Sep 16, 2016

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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Coaching Difficult Leaders With the DISC Assessment


Anyone with more than a few years experience in management positions, consulting or HR would acknowledge their fair share of dealings with egomaniacs and corporate psychopaths who have an uncanny knack for climbing into executive positions.

Sep 10, 2015

Topics: Leadership- Coaching & Mentoring- DISC Profile

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The Coaching Assignment: Resolving Conflict at a Law Firm


This case study presents a coaching assignment for resolving conflict at a law firm. In this case study, the DISC behavioural assessment and the Workplace Motivators assessment were applied. The lessons learnt could be transferred to other similar situations where coaching is needed. 

Jun 20, 2015

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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In a Nutshell: Active Listening


The origins of Active Listening, also called Reflective Listening, can be traced back to Carl Rogers, one of the founders of the humanistic psychology movement and a highly influential figure in therapy and counselling. 

Dec 11, 2014

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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The Importance of Mentors: A Tribute to Jim Rohn


For those who remember the late Jim Rohn (1930 – 2009), you will remember a man with a passion for personal development. His was the quintessential American success story of rags to riches. “A farm boy from Idaho,” he told us in his motivational talks, “raised in obscurity, broke at 25.”

Nov 12, 2014

Topics: Learning & Development- Coaching & Mentoring

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