23 Jan
Are You Listening?

Many of us likely believe we are good, even effective listeners. Yet, when we speak to teams or organisations, not feeling listened to is such a commonplace complaint or criticism of colleagues or management...

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13 Jun

In today’s episode, Phil sits down with Film Maker and ex-Manchester United Youth Player Rhodri Jones. They talk about Rhodri’s time during his scholarship with Manchester United at such a successful time in the club’s history. Rhodri talks about the struggles he faced after being cut from the team, and how he eventually got through...

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29 Mar
What is Human Performance
What is Human Performance?

What is human performance you ask…. Performing well of course! It is what it says on the tin, Human Performance. Now if we were to be satisfied with that answer, this would make for a very short blog article indeed! What is Human Performance and why should we study it? However; unsurprisingly I would like...

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

It's a brand new year, and with a new year comes the expectation that we make life-altering resolutions. But, are we always best placed to assess what needs to change in our lives? How can we make sure we enter 2023 with the right approach for us, as individuals or as part of a team?

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27 Apr
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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...

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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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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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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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05 Jun
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What is Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)?

Neuro Linguistic Programming, or NLP, has been in our awareness since the 1970s when Richard Bandler and John Grinder first started looking into the use of language in development and modelling what successful people do in various therapeutic roles. Since then, there have been many contributors to NLP that have broadened the ability of a...

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04 May

In this episode, Ex-Premier League Footballer Robert Earnshaw joins our MD, and his former youth team teammate, Phil Kelly to discuss how it all began. We uncover his background and upbringing that created the foundations for “Earnie’s” illustrious career that spanned many clubs and countries. The record-breaking International striker is now a TV pundit for...

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