Human beings are complicated with differing personalities, wants, needs & motivations. Understanding & working effectively with these complexities is an essential skill for any manager who wants to climb the ladder
Understanding yourself better is the key to understanding & managing others. 'Try on' tools, techniques & behaviours to develop & grow your leadership style
You will build stronger, more authentic connections with people & lead more effectively. You'll embrace diversity
more easily by understanding, motivating & empowering
the people around you
Understanding yourself & connecting effectively with others across all levels of a business will build your brand, grow
your network & ensure you climb that ladder faster
Consider a coach accredited by one of the following bodies:-
International Coaching Federation (ICF)
Association for Coaching (AC)
Institute of Learning & Management (ILM)
European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC)
These show a Coach has invested in a recognised &
accredited qualification which has taken time to
complete & involved significant practice
Demonstrates a Coach has invested time & energy in their practice. Achieving a defined level of competence through the submission of a portfolio of evidence & reflection,
& assessed against a set of core coaching principles
through an accredited body. This demonstrates a coach's commitment to:-
A defined number of hours of continuous professional development
Adhere to a defined set of Ethics
Invests in coaching supervision
Are you looking for help with something specific or
a broader topic?
Would you like to work with a specialist or generalist?
If specific, does the Coach understand your challenge & articulate how they can help you?
Does the Coach's social media show they've been
through similar challenges as you? And will that be
useful to you or not?
Would testimonials or recommendations be useful to read?
Does the Coach's social media presence speak to you?
Do they create content that sparks your thinking or addresses challenges you're facing right now?
Do they have a group you can join & just 'hang out' for a while to get a feel for the Coach & what they stand for?
Do you get a sense of the Coach's values, beliefs & coaching philosophy from the content they share?
Do you get to know the Coach through their social media?