Setting the Gold Standard

At The Performance Solution® we are passionate about training coaches who can go out into the world and use their coaching skills alongside the codes of ethics and practice of the major professional bodies in our field. Coaching is being pushed to regulate itself and we are fighting the good fight to make sure that…

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International Coaching Week Sale

This week is International Coaching Week (6th-12th February). Every year The Performance Solution is committed to helping the International Coaching Federation raise awareness of coaching and make sure that all practicing coaches are qualified to the highest level. This is why during international coaching week 2011 we are celebrating by offering a 15% discount on…

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A Clean Language Demonstration

Some of our students have been asking to see a demonstration of clean language used purely. This one by Judy Rees is a nice example of a Clean Language session, we hope you enjoy it.

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New Year: Same Old You

Happy New Year everyone! When the clock struck midnight did you transform into the person that you’ve always wanted to be? No? How disappointing! Maybe you didn’t use enough fairy dust? … or the spell wasn’t quite right – you did say the magic words didn’t you? And you span round three times? Ok then…

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Five Firsts

Anyone will tell you that New Year’s Resolutions don’t stick. Remember when you bought that gym membership? (oh please don’t mention it!). So we’ve got a new idea for you. This is not about new year’s resolutions, this is something new and exciting to make 2011 a brilliant year for you and it is our…

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Meeting the president

Last week, I attended the International Coaching Federation meeting for Accredited Coach Training Providers. We were lucky enough to have the incoming president Ed Modell attend and listen to our points and answer our questions. The UK ICF president Katherine Pope took lots of photos and I’ll be posting some photos of me with the…

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Breaking news: ILM endorsement

The Performance Solution are proud to announce that we are once again setting a high standard for coach training and showing our commitment to regulatory bodies as we have achieved the status of recognised provider of the ILM: Our Training Programme in Professional Coaching Skills is now endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management.…

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Are your staff too big for their boots?

I had a conversation with a client where they expressed their frustration at work as their company wouldn’t fund any training for them. As we talked through this it emerged that it was not because the company was lacking funds, or couldn’t spare the employee for that amount of time. The reason the company wouldn’t…

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Making the most of the public sector training budget

Following the cuts, the job-losses and the pay-freezes the public sector is faced with having to continue to provide the same service, with considerably less to offer its staff. However there are things the public sector can do in order to keep their staff motivated and better prepared to handle what lies ahead: Training. A…

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