Coaching Leaders with C.H.O.I.C.E.

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” —Kurt Vonnegut   On many of my training programs when inviting participants to push things, experiment and explore beyond their habitual behavioral boundaries I’ll often ask them to pretend. By this I don’t simply mean ‘fake it’ but to think about it …

Becoming a Next Level Leadership Development Coach

“I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” —Ralph Nader   For me, one of the best places to begin exploring coaching to develop great leaders, particularly if you’re somewhat new to leadership development or even coaching, is simply to start with your own life experience. Find times in your …

Can I really make a good living as a coach?

The answer to this very important question for anyone considering a career in coaching is not a simple yes or no, but very much ‘It depends’. And what does it depend on? Well there are several factors and let’s explore a few of the key ones here.   Firstly, it will depend on how good and effective you are. This …