Introduction Coaching is the current fad in many business circles. Unfortunately, the popularising of this term has led both to the well meaning and the unscrupulous to apply it to their existing services. Consequently coaching is in danger of being misrepresented, misperceived, and dismissed as not so new and different and for failing to live up to its promises. Contrary to the attractive claims of many management consultants there are no quick fixes in business. Good coaching is a skill and … [Read more...] about Business Coaching – Improve your effectiveness
Qualify as a Coach? - Investment or Con? It is said that in California the people who made the money on the gold rush were the people selling the picks and shovels not those digging for gold. The same could be true in the world of Coaching, with those making the money selling training and profiling tools. Most coaching practices are not full time, with many all but ceasing trading after just a few years Have you ever thought about training to be a coach and looked at the many adverts for … [Read more...] about Business & Life Coaching – The Modern Day Gold Rush?
Coaching in Business - Life Coaching Life Coaching By Mike Morrison Ok so you have been on the training and bought your coaching toolbox, now how do you use these things? Before we get into the meaning of life (coaching) lets go back in time a little. One day while sitting in the office you suddenly notice that the world is talking about coaching. Over the coming days, weeks and months your interest grows, you start searching the web for training, information and ideas. You may even … [Read more...] about business coaching life article
Business Coaching - Coaching a Director or CEO Reality Coaching - Article 2 Business Coaching By Mike Morrison In the second part of this mini series Mike explores coaching in the business environment. Introduction There are as many flavours of coaching are there are types of ice-cream. Each has its time and place. And like eating ice-cream it is easy to fall into our comfort zone and repeatedly have the same flavour, just because we like it. I am sure you also like many other … [Read more...] about business coaching director ceo
Introduction to business coaching Developing performance or executive coaching can be a difficult challenge, especially where coaching is not an established development vehicle. Much has been written about coaching in the work place, little has been written about the work of external coaches and their methods. In this series of articles, Mike Morrison Performance Coach, has documented a number of real life coaching case studies. They are put here to create an awareness of the challenges … [Read more...] about Business Coaching Articles & Coaching Case Studies