Category Archives: Blog

Resilience in a remote world… how we can all learn lessons from Gareth Southgate!

Like every team, the England football team has good days and it has bad days, last weekend was a very good day, and we are hoping for another good day today. 🤞 The defeat to Iceland in Euro 2016, was not such a good day! 🤦 However; we can recover from setbacks, it is our […]

What are the similarities between coaching an athlete and mentoring a business executive?

Athletes and Business Executive have many similarities, they both strive for growth, they are ambitious, and they want to succeed. An athlete and a business executive whilst their attire can be most different, both epitomise human performance.  However; if both professions are driven by the desire for human performance, why is one coached and the […]

From one entrepreneur to another… why it’s never too late for coaching and mentoring.

A global pandemic could be seen as the worst possible time to start a business, yet for many, the economic downturn has presented an opportunity, an opportunity to pursue a passion, or perhaps just pivot in a difficult situation and look at ways of doing things differently. A record number of start-ups launched in 2020, […]

Is ILM Coaching right for my workplace?

In an earlier blog, we discussed whether ILM qualifications are recognised, and indeed they are, and with the ILM reporting 70,000 people completed an ILM course last year, you could say ILM training is highly desirable. However, before we go further, for those that have slept since our last article😉, it’s probably best to recap […]

Are ILM qualifications recognised? 

Whether you choose CMI or ILM, there is no arguing that either qualification is a good thing, with hundreds of thousands of businesses and managers taking the qualifications each year. As the UK’s only chartered professional body for management, dating back to the 1950s, CMI is understandably considered the blue-chip qualification, and the recognition of […]

[Case Study] South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1. South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (STH) is a large, acute hospital providing healthcare for the people of North East England. 2. STH has been working to improve staff performance, specifically patient care by implementing new technologies and working practices and developing their workforce through coaching & mentoring courses with human performance specialists Pro-Noctis to serve […]

Coaching vs Mentoring in The Workplace

“The world of work is changing. Our research shows that developing coaching and mentoring skills at every level of an organisation is the key to unlocking potential and increasing productivity.” The Institute of Leadership and Management – 2020 Table of Contents Why coaching and mentoring? Coaching vs Mentoring: What’s the difference? What are Coaching and […]

GRATITUDE

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What are you Grateful for? In a study at the University of California at Davis, Professor Robert Emmons came up with some very interesting and illuminating results from his research project on gratitude and thankfulness.  Professor Emmons found that people who kept gratitude journals on a weekly basis exercised more regularly, reported fewer physical symptoms, […]