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Mindfulness for Organisations

Mindful Leaders create stronger organisations The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) includes Mindful Leadership in their definition of “High Reliability Organisations’. These organisations adhere to the following practices: Bottom-up communication of bad...

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Mindfulness for Resilience Building

How mindfulness can help to improve your resilience in the workplace Resilience is our ability to deal with and bounce back from difficult and stressful times. Mindfulness is a technique which allows you to stay clear-headed, focused and effective. Today,...

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Eight ways to build your resilience

Every day I hear about suffering. It's in the news and on the lips of my clients. I often wonder how DO people carry on? And yet they do - and some of them come back stronger than ever. They do so because they are resilient. Resilience is that ability to withstand...

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Bloom Supplier

I’m delighted to announce that ECF Training Ltd (my official company name) is now an accredited Bloom supplier. That means any member or associate member of NEPO may request a proposal or call about our services through the Nepro solution for...

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The impact of Personal Resilience

Individual managers and leaders must develop their resilience to help their organisation's succeed Resilience is about people having the tools and knowledge to successfully navigate stressful and challenging times. Resilient organisations are made up of leaders and...

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Are you cut out for management?

Are you cut out for management?   If you feel unsure or are nervous about moving into management, then there are things you can do before and after you step up. Today, I’m going to focus on how you deal with the potential challenges of becoming...

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Are you giving enough attention to your staff?

Your staff need your attention - and you probably aren't giving them enough. According to Dr Geoff MacDonald, a psychologist at the University of Toronto “Attention is one of the most valuable resources in existence for social animals”. He adds that without it, the...

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New Skills for 2018

As you know, I’m passionate about sharing knowledge and giving leaders, managers and employees skills for life. If you’re considering acquiring new skills during 2018 or updating current ones, then look at the courses I’m running over this year.   Mindfulness for...

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Resilience in organisations

Resilience is topical. You’re probably hearing talk about building resilient organisations and having resilient staff. But what does it mean and how can you achieve it?   Resilience: the definition Resilience is how well people can bounce back. How quickly can they...

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Where are all the Coaching Supervisors?

Many of my coach associates do not have a coaching supervisor. The big question is; does this actually matter? Well, yes. It does. Let’s begin with some stats. A quick internet search reveals that at this moment in the UK there are around 100,000 “life” coaches...

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