Thoughts for the start of 2016 …..

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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Successful Female Leaders

Carina Furlong, a student on our MA Coaching programme is modelling successful female leaders. Having sent her the following article we thought we would share it with you; Women are often appointed leaders of some of the most successful companies in their most critical moments. Some well known examples are: the appointments of the prime…

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WIN Conference

There are only 4 weeks to the opening of the 14th Global WINConference where I have the priviledge of being invited to be one of four resident coaches. There are outstanding individuals attending this year from company CEOs, Presidents, Managing Directors, Professors, Entrepreneurs, Artists and Consultants. Kristin Engvig, W.I.N. Founder and Director says that “…

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Coaching in the Global Village

COACHING THE GLOBAL VILLAGE How could I resist posting this brilliant short film by Nic Askew. The idea of coaching as empowerment is so poignant and often gets overlooked as coaches get brought in as a remedial alternative to disciplinary action! Dr Patrick Williams’ concept of coaching globally, not just reserving it for top execs,…

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Hope

This week I wrote a guest Blog for Jeff Weigh’s Rise and Shine Blog. Just a few thoughts to get you thinking over your morning coffee. This morning I’m thinking about Hope. That old thing left in Pandora’s box. But instead of being the last out, I’m thinking about hope as the first. This was…

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Setting Goals and Climbing mountains

While you may be used to chatting to me on the phone or seeing me in the office, us TPS folk are sometimes to be found in very different places! Last week I climbed my first official mountain! This had been a big goal for me for some time and standing on a rocky ridge…

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HSBC interviews Woman in Business Ceri Heathcote

We’re extremely proud that our old colleague Ceri Heathcote has been featured in HSBC’s Women in Business interviews. Here is their blog: This week’s Showcase features Ceri Heathcote who has successfully run Heathcote Communications and Online Fashion Marketing for two years. Over to you Ceri… How did you get started in online fashion marketing? I…

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More – Nic Askew

[LOWER THE LIGHTS – SWITCH OFF THE WORLD – PLAY FULL SCREEN] Following Julio Olalla’s talk about leading a good life at the AC conference, I was recommended this film entitled “More” by Nic Askew. It makes an interesting parallel with Julio’s talk, particularly the speaker’s end comments about being both content and striving for…

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