News & Blog

Keep visiting us on our News and Blog page for all the latest and the best in the world of coaching. Coaching tips and ideas, things we think you might like to see, fun things and serious things. We will also be featuring guest blogs – so please let us know if you have something you want to share!

How can a Coach help someone achieve their goals?

Imagine you are walking through Heathrow Airport and you are looking for the correct check in desk for your flight. Think about all the people there, the noise, the multitude of signs, the shops, the security and so on. How much of the hustle and bustle do you notice while you are busy looking at the notice board for the correct check in desk...

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Ten qualities of a Coach

Ask Kim Morgan, Director of Barefoot Coaching Ltd, for her views on coaching and without hesitating she replies; “I believe it is THE most powerful personal and professional development tool there has ever been because each coaching session is uniquely designed to meet the client's needs.”

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Do you really listen as a Coach, Manager or Leader?

Some people admit to not listening well and others are happy with their listening style. Listening is so important to all relationships that it is worth asking yourself the following questions:

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Useful technique - beyond the behaviour - pay offs and secondary gain

If somebody is not achieving a goal or has a behaviour which is not useful to them, it is worth exploring what this behaviour is providing for them. It is useful to remember that 'Every behaviour has a positive intention.' Benefits: Questions to ask include: ·        What does this behaviour give me? ·        What do...

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Engaging your team to achieve goals

If we take the BBC series 'The Apprentice' which has just left our screens, and in particular, the task where they had to buy as many materials as they could within the given budget, then sell as much as they could and reinvest in more stock,  we had the opportunity to see the impact of poor man-management skills on team outcomes.

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