July 1, 2018

Six Great Leadership Coaching Questions

This article critiques six coaching questions as described by the popular coach, author and speaker, Marshall Goldsmith. While originally developed to help senior executives, including CEOs build organisational alignment, this article argues that they can be used in a one-to-one review meeting by line managers with […]
November 4, 2017

14 Jolly Useful Negotiation Tips for Women

“You don’t get what you deserve in life, you get what you negotiate for”. I signed up to a course on negotiation for women, and the timing could not have been better. Currently I am negotiating a contract that would give me a nice little earner. I suspect, however […]
July 18, 2017

Can You Give up the Good times for the Great?

Everything that kills me, makes me feel alive – Counting Stars, by the band One Republic. Why is it that the good stuff is so often, so bad for you?  Coffee, ice cream, crisps.  And these are the relatively innocent vices. Right now, I can smell the tantalising aroma of freshly-ground coffee; and I am forcing myself to ignore it. But as a French person […]