Archive | May, 2011

What is coaching?

From the desk of Jenny Roche –  Director, Board Business Coaching is one of the most powerful ways to fast track the professional development  of executives. It enables an executive to ‘see themselves’ clearly, through the eyes of their peers, their team and their stakeholders.  It enables an assessment of “where am I now and where […]

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Why you deserve executive coaching!

More and more senior executives, Directors and Chairman in Australia are using experienced executive coaches to support and fast track their performance on the job. While still a relatively new concept in Australia, US executives have used coaches for many years to support them in their roles. In 2009, the Harvard Business Review surveyed 140 […]

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Coaching and Mindset

The emphasis of coaching is on the soft skills rather than technical ability. It is about how leaders  apply their technical abilities within the organisation to effect solutions. This work requires a high level of awareness of self and others – and how we need to moderate our behaviour/responses to increase our ability to influence […]

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Is your approach to risk “value creating”?

One of the most important decisions that an organisation makes is its attitude to risk and its approach to risk management. It is a strategic decision that sets the tone for how the organisation will protect and create value. And yet the language of the risk management industry is replete with words such as: Control […]

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