Coaching and mentoring

Are You Really Listening?

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Active listening

How you can improve your listening skills and be an active listener   What makes a good listener? Do you know what it takes to be a good listener? For those of blessed with good hearing, listening is a primary sense and the audible environment shapes how we interact with the world. Considering how important […]

Coaching and mentoring

The Surprising Power of Going for a Walk

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The Power of Walking

How walking can improve thinking, communication, creativity and wellbeing Steve Jobs enjoyed the productivity of walking meetings. William Wordsworth’s creativity flowed from being in the open air. Aristotle lectured on the move and Henry David Thoreau did his best thinking while sauntering about. What could taking a stroll do for you? Walking can inspire conversation, […]

Achieving Goals

Setting goals and tasks the SMART way

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How to delegate using SMARTER goals As a leader or manager you have to delegate tasks and authority in order for your team to work effectively towards achieving your aim. But this is simpler in theory than in practice. Often a leader’s’ experience is that – even when you think you have delegated something effectively […]