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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, […]

GO UNNATURAL – WHY WE BECOME SELFISH DURING DIFFICULT TIMES

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According to Prof. Claire Graves we are predisposed to retreat from our personal values during times of extreme stress and that’s why it perhaps feels like we are all turning a little tribal at the moment as everyone looks after themselves. The evidence presented in the supermarkets might support this view. Thankfully we can also […]

RESPONSIBILITIES THAT COME WITH BEING A COACH

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Who can forget the famous line of Peter Parker (Spiderman’s grandfather)?  He said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Society expects Spiderman – a comic book, TV and movie superhero with extraordinary powers – to be responsible for saving his town and the world from the forces of Evil. And he never let us down. […]