News & Blog 2017-12-18T20:29:54+00:00

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Managers as Coaches through Internal Coach Training

The role of manager is a very difficult one. Not only does a manager have to make money and meet business objectives but in the modern business environment he/she is also expected to be a “peoples person”, able to motivate, solve personal problems and extract high performance out of all his/her staff. The reality is though that very few managers [...]

December 5th, 2017|

What do you get when you have a Meta-Coach?

What is a Meta-Coach? A Meta-Coach embraces and uses the science of Self-Actualization Psychology. Meta Coaching is based on the Neuro-Semantic Models that are leading the field of Coaching in terms of: Human functioning Communication Change and Transformation Self-actualization System Thinking and Business Excellence Coaching is facilitating through questioning, giving feedback, and operating as an expert in process or structure [...]

December 5th, 2017|

Can you coach a leader?

During all our conversations in boardrooms we see that leadership development for self-actualizing leaders and companies; who can tap the creativity and intelligence of people and facilitate peak performance is a hot topic. It gets attention, it arouses interest and it elicits passion. The question is why “coaching for leadership development?” and what’s unique about the “coaching” methodology in terms [...]

December 5th, 2017|

Can coaching work at all levels in an organisation?

The short answer is absolutely. Coaching in South Africa has been around a lot longer than most would think, however it has been the special reserve of executives in multi-national organisations. There is a movement in forward thinking organisations such as L’Oreal, Dimension Data and smaller organisations such as Future Packaging and CFR Freight to give coaching to teams and [...]

December 4th, 2017|

Stress – the Corporate Killer!

The word stress derives from the Latin word “stringere”, a word that describes drawing tight, as well as hardship or affliction. Whilst this still applies to stress today, the modern day description is that of a disorder triggered by pressures such as work, conflict, money and family issues. Stress can be induced by both actual physical threats, as well as [...]

December 4th, 2017|

Productive Organisational Culture and High Emotional Intelligence: You Can’t Have One Without the Other

Why is it Important? “Organisational culture is the key to organisational excellence …. and the function of leadership is the creation and management of culture …” Edgar Schein | Organisational Culture and Leadership These words have been written over a score of years ago. In the mid 1980’s, organisational theorists stated bluntly that the ability for corporate leaders and human [...]

December 4th, 2017|