Sport and Business – Matching Mindsets

As someone who is passionate about gender equality, I was really looking forward to the ‘This Girl Can’ event at Derby’s 3aaa County Cricket Ground. Sally Gunnell OBE was the keynote speaker for this event and she shared with us that, she believes, that on the day she won her Olympic Gold Medal it was…

Resilience

Resilience is a person’s ability to cope with adversity and stress. Everyone experiences setbacks and challenges from time to time. Sometimes, they’re hard to cope with. The ability to recover from setbacks and adapt to change is an essential skill within life, your career and your business. You need to have the right mind-set to…

Getting MindFit with mindfulness

Do you wrestle with your thoughts as you lie in bed at night? You’re desperately trying to get to sleep but you can’t seem to quieten your mind, and then you start worrying about how tired you’re going to be in the morning! So much of our lives is taken up with stress and exhaustion…

Team Coaching

  Coaching a team is very different to coaching a group or an individual What is a team? A team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance, goals, and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable.(Katzenbach 1993) Behaviours that may suggest your team is…

Goal Setting

Goal Setting can help with: Deciding what you want to achieve in you life Separating what’s important from what’s irrelevant Getting motivated Building self-confidence based on successful achievement of goals For Effective Goal setting use the GROW Model (a coaching tool originally identified by Sir John Whitmore)

Trust is the Essential Element

Is your team operating to its full potential? Does it meet and exceed expectations? Building a high-performing team is not an easy task, but one essential element is trust. What is the level of trust in your team? Try the following 3 Tips Identify and discuss individual strengths and weaknesses – during a team meeting…

The Elephant and the Chain

Have you heard the story about the elephant and the chain? When an elephant is young, if the keeper puts a chain around its leg to stop it moving too far, to begin with it will try to break free. After several attempts the elephant will realise that every time it tries to move away…

How’s your self esteem?

According to Wikipedia, self – esteem is the term used in psychology to reflect a person’s overall emotional evaluation of  his or her own worth. It is a judgement of oneself as well as an attitude towards the self. Basically its all about the beliefs we hold about ourselves, what type of person you consider…