Discover the importance of trust and connection in coaching and how they can help you think differently about your goals and challenges. Learn how cultivating a trusting coaching relationships brings out the best in people. Discover how a coach can act as an “extended brain” for you – asking you questions, sharing observations, surfacing blindspots and listening deeply to you and your leadership context.
I offer a Coaching Conversations leadership development program, where I train leaders in 4 key coaching skills: contextual listening, discovery questioning, acknowledging and messaging. The program includes 4 half-day training workshops, followed by quarterly coaching circles to practice coaching. Participants are also offered 2 individual executive coaching sessions with me. The program focuses on empowering you to integrate a coach approach and to thereby improve your team’s engagement and performance.
My Culture Conversations program helps leaders use organisational values to shape organisational culture. In this video, you’ll hear about how the program engages everyone in your organisation in conversations about shared expectations and behaviours, giving you a common language to hold each other accountable.
In this video, I explain some of the neuroscience that underpins coaching and how it can support you to create new neural pathways to enhance your performance. Using an analogy of two children in a playground, I illustrate how neurons that fire together, wire together and how executive coaching supports you to stay on track.
In this video, I talk about two of the networks in our brains: the task positive network and the default mode network. Whilst the task positive network is activated when we’re busy getting things done, the default mode network is activated when we are being more creative, reflective and expansive in our thinking. Part of my role as an executive coach is to encourage your brain to tune out of the busyness of the day-to-day and settle back into the default mode network so that you can think about things differently and reflect on how you’ll embed the changes you want to see.
Learn about how the four forms of mind in adult development theory and how they shape you as a leader. Discover how the sovereign mind, the socialised mind, the self-authored mind and the self-transforming mind inform our perspectives and actions. Find out how to identify your current form of mind and how to move towards the mindset that will serve you best as a leader.
A short video highlighting the importance of confidentiality in executive coaching and how it is a fundamental ingredient for building high levels of trust in the coach – coachee relationships. Learn about the International Coaching Federation’s Code of Ethics, which professional coaches like me adhere to and how they protect your privacy and personal information.