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What makes our approach to business coaching stand out?

March 9th, 2015 / Cheryl Gowdie / 0 comments
Business Coaching that is the question…  What makes our approach to business coaching stand out when compared with that of our competitors?  I am frequently asked the question and the short answer is our client-centred approach.  That sounds easy enough. However, given the collaborative nature of our approach, the question also warrants a detailed answer.

What is professional coaching anyway?

January 13th, 2015 / Cheryl Gowdie / 1 comment
Coaching, that is the question... What is professional coaching anyway? I am frequently asked the question. Given the plethora of individuals who describe themselves as coach and the negative press associated with some aspects of the coaching profession, I can understand why. To put this into the business context, I would argue that professional coaching is unlike other approaches to professional development such as traini

Take control of your business

September 19th, 2014 / Cheryl Gowdie / 6 comments
Take control of your business using tried and tested leadership skills.  It is no surprise that businesses operate in a very unpredictable environment.  By applying key leadership skills, which can be enhanced by leadership coaching, you can pro-actively take control of your business even in difficult economic climate.  Your choice of leadership skills will be influenced by the context in which your business operates and

Growing and developing your business – the next step

August 14th, 2014 / Cheryl Gowdie / 2 comments
The next step for growing and developing your business will be influenced by two key factors. These are the nature of your business and the environment in which your business operates. Before you ‘jump in with both feet’ you should ask yourself a couple of questions. First question, where is this business in the business life cycle? This could be start-up, growth, maturity, expansion, maintenance or decline phase. Your next question should be, what external factors influence

Maximizing Strengths

May 5th, 2014 / Cheryl Gowdie / 4 comments

MAXIMIZING YOUR KNOWN AND UNKNOWN STRENGTHS

The purpose of this seminar is to provide attendees with an awareness of their unknown strengths and empower them to use these to maximize their potential. During this seminar we will examine the influence of unknown strengths on your potential for long-term success. We will also explore why you are energized by some activities, de-energized by others and how to maintain an effective balance. By the end of the seminar you will gain a gr