Category: Leadership Competencies

Mental Health The Hidden Key to Unlocking Exceptional Leadership Potential - leadership coaching Chesterfield

Mental Health: The Hidden Key to Unlocking Exceptional Leadership Potential

I wrote this blog during both mental health awareness week and learning at work week and it got me thinking that in the realm of leadership development, one often overlooked but essential factor in developing as a leader is developing our mental health and wellbeing alongside our leadership skills. Understanding the role good mental health…

5 Misconceptions About Communication in Small Business

Effective communication is the backbone of any thriving business. Without it, you’re just asking for a heap of trouble. Communication is fundamental to building trust and relationships and building motivated and engaged teams who will go over and beyond to deliver exceptional results. It can be argued that the lack of effective communication causes more…

The Paradox of Insightful Curiosity (Opinions) - leadership coaching Chesterfield

The Paradox of Insightful Curiosity (Opinions)

Having strong views and opinions as a business owner is often seen as a valued and positive trait. It demonstrates conviction and confidence in your values and opinions and aids decision making. It is about being¬†Certain. Equally, being able to seek the views and opinions of others, to consult and include is also seen a…

leader or manager small businesses - leadership coaching Chesterfield

Small Business Owner – Leader or Manager?

In a small business, the role of the leader is especially critical, as they often hold multiple roles and wear several different hats often swapping these hats many times over the course of a day, ….as well as being responsible for making important decisions that can have a significant impact on the business.¬†They will be…

difficult conversations - Leadership coaching Chesterfield

The Hidden Costs of Avoiding Difficult Conversations

What is a difficult conversation? Effective communication is at the core of all great businesses. It is fundamental to building trust and relationships and building motivated and engaged teams who will go over and beyond to deliver exceptional results. It can be argued that the lack of effective communication causes more problems in business, and…

Navigating Leadership Competencies - Leadership coaching Chesterfield

Navigating Leadership Competencies

What are the Leadership Competencies? Reflect on this for a moment: How do you currently measure your leader behaviours? – Do you even? How do you genuinely know if someone is performing well behaviourally? How much are you leaving to your gut feel? Are you putting off having difficult conversations about under behavioural performance because…