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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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Influence what you can, not what you can’t

In my last blog I talked about how Action Learning is my number one tool when dealing with change. In this blog let’s explore further how key rules in Action Learning can help teams focus on the right actions and not the wrong ones. Number One Rule: always focus on...

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Action Learning – My number one tool for change

In my experience, most leaders, embrace change…...their teams however, do not. To help leaders motivate and engage their followers in transition, I use two key tools: Coaching and Action Learning. Let’s look at Action Learning in more depth.  Action Learning – a brief...

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