Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Leaders can make or break your business

Businesses don’t fail, leaders do. Leaders that fail to recognise this and the importance of their leadership skills risk being just “average” in this competitive global economy. Effective leaders engage, motivate and inspire their workforce. They know their purpose, and how to create a shared purpose with their people. Leadership is a skill; people are not just born with it. It can be developed and enhanced through executive coaching.

Executive coaching is one of the most effective ways for people to become more successful and develop skills and emotional intelligence that will enhance their performace. According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) two out of three organisations use external coaches and 92 per cent judge coaching by external practitioners to be effective.

One of the leaders I have recently worked with was extremely intelligent, ambitious, hardworking, but he was side-lined for a promotion, because he couldn't communicate effectively. Through coaching, he found out that his communication issues were linked to his shyness and trust. Once he worked through the issues with his executive coach he was promoted and became comfortable leading people. Everyone is different, that's why coaching is more effective than training. Executive coaching is specially tailored to the individual; the only agenda is the client's success.

Great leadership is not a secret, it is a skill that is developed through hard work, experience and learning.

For more information contact us on http://www.inspiring-potential.com

Monday, August 05, 2013

Get Ready for September 2013

Get ready for September!

Sometimes, we feel we have worked very hard, people view us as successful, but we feel we have lost our  “mojo” - that determination and drive to succeed we used to have. We feel demotivated and a bit sluggish getting out of bed each morning.

Does this sound familiar? You may have had this feeling for a while, hoping it will go away. Usually, these feelings are highlighting that something is not quite right, and change and action are required.

What about doing something about it? Now is the time to act and take back control of your life and career.

Sometimes just getting into a different mind-set is enough, it give you the motivation again to succeed, but sometimes more drastic changes are required. Everyone is different and thinks differently. This is why executive coaching can be so effective in determining what actions to take, what direction to follow and how to look at things in new ways.

Inspiring Potential is offering a ‘summer special’, a one session of coaching so you can experience the transformative power of executive coaching without any further commitment.

Usually our coaching programmes are six months long, but in one session we can help executives get their mojo back by helping clarify their goals and identifying how to overcome any blockages to success.
For more information contact us on 0845 355 1159, or check our website www.inspiring-potential.com