8 06, 2020

Time Management

By |2021-10-11T12:21:59+01:00June 8th, 2020|Coaching Skills|Comments Off on Time Management

People who load up a plate of food and don’t finish it are often described as having ‘eyes bigger than their belly’s. The time management equivalent is the person who takes on more and more projects that look inviting and exciting, and don’t pay attention to existing commitments. The end result is overwhelm – dashing from one unfinished task to another, putting in short bursts of effort and hoping that things get done. Not only is this a really ineffective way of working, it is also a very stressful. To regain control over your workload, you need a reality check. [...]

26 05, 2020

Feedback

By |2021-10-11T12:21:59+01:00May 26th, 2020|Coaching Skills|Comments Off on Feedback

One of the best tools we can have in our toolkit, and a tool that most businesses really need a lot more of, is actually centred around being able to give and receive feedback. Being honest, we are generally pretty bad at it.  A recent Gallup survey found that only 26% of employees strongly agree that the feedback they get actually improves their work! The problem is, most feedback being given doesn’t work for the way our brains process information. We either give soft ambiguous feedback, which is indirect. To the point that we don’t even realise we are getting [...]

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