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23 Jan
Listening
Are You Listening?

“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking” – Bernard M. Baruch Listening is a skill that most of us believe we possess. We likely believe we are good, even effective listeners. We nod in the right places and might be able to recall exactly what someone...

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23 Dec
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Twist, or Stick: Should you make changes in 2023?

  The date itself should be arbitrary. Thinking purely rationally, January 1st is no better than any other calendar date to embark on change. Yet, the new year consistently inspires us to at least entertain making a resolution. Part of this is what psychologists refer to as the ‘Fresh-Start effect’; the idea that people are...

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02 Mar
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Meet the Trainer: Sally Strazzanti

Over the last 16 years, I have trained hundreds of people at different levels on coaching and mentoring programs, from introduction to coaching programs through to level 7 Masters module programmes. Before working in leadership development and coaching and mentoring, I worked in the health service in human resource management and organisational development. I have...

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22 Feb
CASE STUDY: Kathryn reflects on the ILM 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring

As a director in the housing sector, Kathryn had already been coaching and mentoring in an unofficial capacity for the previous 6 years. She knew she wanted to do more coaching when she left the corporate world. Kathryn took part in the ILM 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring in 2019, just before lockdown...

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09 Feb
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Are we talking or simply connecting?

We are more connected than ever, but the reality is we rarely speak to one another. With the variety of channels now at our disposal, it’s easy to lose track of what we have said to who, when and on what platform; if it’s not email, it’s text, messenger, or even WhatsApp. You’ve then got...

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24 Jan
Are coachijng & mentoing the same?
Are coaching and mentoring the same?

If you are considering an ILM Training Course you may be wondering whether coaching and mentoring are the same? Then this guide is for you. Both coaching and mentoring exist for a similar purpose: assisting people in growing and developing to attain their full potential. Both approaches allow one to take responsibility for their personal...

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13 Jan
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It’s the most miserable day of the year.

Yes, that’s right, today is the day when being a misery guts is common practice, but what is it about the third Monday in January that makes us feel so blue, and how can we install some much-needed positivity on this cold January day. Maybe it’s the wintery weather, perhaps it’s the Christmas debt, or...

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28 Dec
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What is a growth mindset?

Are you dreading returning to work in the New Year? Worse still have you already returned to work, and feeling like you don’t want to be there?  If you are feeling a little pessimistic, if the January blues are already starting to creep in, the chances are you don’t have a growth mindset, but what...

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07 Dec
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2022 the year of you

New Year is usually a time for New Year’s ‘resolutions’, a time where our desire to better ourselves seems to be at its peak, and we are motivated to make the changes to be fitter, healthier, and happier.  “New Year, New you”, the catchphrase, speaks to us on so many levels, and it’s not always...

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16 Nov
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Jo Tindley joins team Pro-Noctis off the bike as well as on!

Jo Tindley, perhaps best known as part of the elite women’s cycling team Pro-Noctis- Red Chilli Bikes-Heidi Kjeldsen has become the latest recruit for team Pro-Noctis as she joins the human performance specialist company as Brand Ambassador and Performance Consultant. Jo is one of the most experienced riders in the British Peloton and was recently crowned British...

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