It is with great sadness that we have to announce that having designed, developed and run the only NLP based Masters degree in the world for the last 14 years, we have to say good bye to it. We have had over 400 international graduates through 4 universities, and once again the university and political…

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I have been reflecting with some strong concerns on the relationship between NLP and Coaching and conclude that NLP is not Coaching, albeit that some NLP techniques can be effectively utilised as part of the Coach’s toolkit. The very nature of coaching is to work with a client from present to future state, and not…

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As we enter a new year in the complex world in which we live, I am mindful of the amount of stress many of our clients are trying to work through in their professional lives alone, on top of the complications of home challenges and world events. Last year, a client started his coaching session by…

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The Three Brains of Leadership – harnessing the wisdom of the head, heart and gut brains for generative and adaptive leadership By Marvin Oka and Grant Soosalu The complex issues and adaptive challenges facing organizations today require a far more generative response than simply devising innovative strategies and new business models. New strategies developed and…

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by Grant Soosalu Do you sometimes suffer from conflict between your thoughts, feelings and actions? Find yourself not acting upon or sabotaging your dreams, goals or plans? Do you have trouble making decisions or stopping unwanted behaviours or habits and don’t know why? Or sometimes feel like something is missing and you’re not fully connected…

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Business is changing at an incredible pace and we need to remain relevant and current in this fast changing world. The most important thing to question frequently relates to both ourselves and our business model being relevant to what our clients want and whether it delivers our services the way in the way clients want…

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We are all getting excited about Dr Simon Western’s Analytic Network Coaching workshop, 10-12 December in Bath. 20 people are signed up and we have two places left, so if this is the year you want to really up your game in coaching we will delighted to see you. Please contact enquiries@theperformancesolution.com to secure your…

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We are often asked about the roles and responsibilities of our partnership programme where the University of Derby Corporate has established The Performance Solution as a collaborative partner of the University for the delivery of the following Higher Education programmes:   PG Certificate in Applied Coaching PG Diploma in Applied Coaching MA in Applied Coaching…

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How should coaches manage record keeping (Adapted from the British Psychological Society Guidelines. www.BPS.org) There is an increasing public and governmental concern with the quality and the maintenance of competence in all fields of professional practice. It is the responsibility of Coaches to ensure that they adopt a systematic and detailed method of record keeping.…

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David Steele (2011) suggests that there is nothing structurally, morally, ethically or otherwise preventing anyone from being a coach and a therapist and by offering both you have a powerful service modality to offer prospective clients enabling you to serve more people in better ways and to manage seamless transitions from coaching to therapy. The…

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