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Personal space

In this blog I want to talk about personal space. This is prompted first by what happened during COVID, where the notion of personal space and the notion of workspace became a real issue for many people. But it’s also…

LinkedIn Live Assertiveness v control

This is the first in a series of LinkedIn Live talks by Nadine on leadership opportunities. Each session focuses on the difference between two ideas or words. ***The following transcript has been automatically generated and is presented here unchecked***  …

Be the light

In the video you can see me in Dubai’s Museum of the Future. I’m in the ‘HEAL Institute’ section which is focused on reconnecting with our senses. You walk, sit or lie on a touch-pad style carpet where light swirls…

Research note 2: Hope v optimism

Always address the ‘misconceptions’. I have news for you and it may not be what you want to read! Optimism is not hope. You cannot substitute optimism for hope any more than you can substitute hope for optimism. People tend…

Research note on hope 1: Probability

What was your favourite topic at school and how has it influenced your leadership skills? Mine was probability and statistics in mathematics, particularly, the difference between “probability” and “odds” (and confidence interval). If a racehorse runs 100 races and wins…

LinkedIn Live Recovering from difficult conversations

***The following transcript has been automatically generated and is presented here unchecked***   LinkedIn Live Recovering from difficult conversations Thu, 8/18 11:14PM • 49:53 SUMMARY KEYWORDS conversation, recovery, people, person, important, difficult, situation, agenda, conflict, negotiation, nadine, thought, questions, point,…

LinkedIn Live Myths about negotiation

***The following transcript has been automatically generated and is presented here unchecked***   LinkedIn Live Myths about negotiation Fri, 8/19 7:31AM • 1:02:54 SUMMARY KEYWORDS negotiator, negotiation, people, alan, myth, hostage negotiation, nadine, coach, good, hostage negotiator, mistakes, experience, teach,…

LinkedIn Live Don’t be a hostage

Ten take-aways from this session: How do you enter the conversation? What assumptions are you making? What is affecting your perception? Do you listen when you hear the words? Do you listen to understand the meaning? Do you listen to…

LinkedIn Live Negotiate like an FBI Agent

Ten take-aways from this session: Be able to get out of your comfort zone Have the ability to adjust accordingly Set your own needs and feelings aside Moderate your feelings and expectations Sit back and listen with no expectations Behind…

LinkedIn Live The illusion of communication

Ten take-aways from this session: Don’t assume! You never know what’s going on at the other end True communication is shared understanding Understanding does not mean agreeing You control what you do Be present and use your active listening Create…

LinkedIn Live Harnessing the power of performance management

***The following transcript has been automatically generated and is presented here unchecked***   LinkedIn Live Harnessing the power of performance management… Fri, 8/19 7:46AM • 29:20 SUMMARY KEYWORDS performance management, people, targets, feedback, important, organization, conversation, linkedin, questions, differentiating, week,…

The end is the beginning

This is the end….the end of my ‘Leading the Coaching Change Podcast’. They say the end is the beginning. Leading the coaching podcast has been even better than I had imagined. How did it really happen? A combination of the…

How can we ensure we are recruiting the best team?

*** What does talent acquisition look like in the midst of a pandemic? *** The short answer is digital—very, very digital. Thanks to Covid-19, the traditional hiring process has been harder than ever this year as recruiters and candidates scrambled…

How to make an application stand out

Imagine being the CEO of a startup or the CEO of a new school… You have your staffing structure, ready to appoint. Adverts are out… First thing first, remember that for your £27,600 paid new staff member, you’ll actually need…

Kindness in Leadership

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless” Mother Teresa Thank you Jeni Ling, Leisa Grace Wilson for a thought-provoking conversation on ‘Kindness and Leadership ‘. Here are the kind of questions we explored…

LinkedIn Live Kindness in leadership

***The following transcript has been automatically generated and is presented here unchecked***   LinkedIn Live Kindness in leadership Thu, 8/18 7:14PM • 1:04:14 SUMMARY KEYWORDS kindness, people, leadership, jenny, leader, lisa, unkind, servant leadership, head, thought, nadine, acknowledge, person, talking,…

LinkedIn Live Critical conversations

Ten take-aways from this session: You don’t have to move forward with everyone Challenge assumptions Frame the problem appropriately Are you asking the right questions? Solve the right problem Understand what it is that you’re trying to do Slow down…

LinkedIn Live Support neurodiversity

Ten take-aways from this session: We are all neurodiverse Some of us are neurodivergent With practice we can improve performance Your environment feeds into your brain function Nutrition has an impact on your brain development Have an equitable approach Have…

Financial resilience in leadership

Really enjoyed our stimulating and thought-provoking podcast on “Financial resilience in leadership” with Mahmood Reza and John Longford DipPFS. Now maybe you’re asking, “How can I improve as a financial leader, regardless of where I am on the career continuum?” Deloitte defines…

How to successfully manage up

Tony Robbins says that ‘According to Compton’s Encyclopaedia, the English language contains some 500,000 words. Yet, the average person’s working vocabulary consists of 2,000, 0.5% of the entire language. And, do you know the number of words we use most frequently, the…

How to accelerate your growth with coaching

This week, I’m focusing on the impact of coaching, I’ve invited Karen Foy, Lecturer Coaching and Behaviour Change at Henley Business School. Karen and I did a conversation analysis of one of my coaching sessions when I was preparing my…

LinkedIn Live Kindness in leadership

Ten take-aways from this session: Being kind is not being weak Intentional kindness can be misinterpreted Kindness is giving of yourself Expect nothing in return Do the best you can for people Check your perception, assumptions and feelings Acknowledge kindness…

LinkedIn Live How to be even more resilient in 2021

***The following transcript has been automatically generated and is presented here unchecked***   LinkedIn Live How to be even more resilient in 2021 Thu, 8/18 8:55PM • 1:06:10 SUMMARY KEYWORDS people, resilience, jenny, resilient, good, nadine, sarah, bubbles, day, feel,…

The power of coaching conversations

If you’re curious about the power of coaching conversations and if you are a high achiever, then you’ll love this podcast. Linley Rose, MCC, is my very special guest. I’ve known Linley for the past 16 years. She was my Executive Coach and…

How to set your new year resolutions

We will never forget 2020 and we have reflected! 2021 is yet to be written. You might have mixed feelings and emotions about it. Let’s be clear, 2021 will hold new challenges for us and that’s life! What matters most…

LinkedIn Live 2020 For better or worse

Ten take-aways from this session: You’ve Got 8 Seconds (Paul Hellman 2018) The Big Ego Trip (Glynn Harrison 2013) Make the Impossible Possible (Bill Strickland 2009) Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (Tomas Chamarro-Premuzic 2019) Imperfect Leadership (Steve…

LinkedIn Live on resilience

Ten take-aways from this session: Listen to positive voices Be realistic about what you can’t do Focus on what you can control Audit your social capital Grow your optimistic perception Learn from your mistakes Enjoy your accomplishments Personal mantra: everything…

Nine tools to help build resilience

Conflict is inevitable. Conflict prevention and resolution depend on complex attributes and characteristics of the peacemaker, the mediator, the conflict, the environment, and factors which lie outside anyone’s ability to predict or control.  While detecting and preventing conflict from escalating…

Behind the scenes of LinkedIn Live

***The following transcript has been automatically generated and is presented here unchecked***   Behind the scenes of LinkedIn Live Thu, 8/18 5:42PM • 20:46 SUMMARY KEYWORDS people, week, leadership, linkedin, leader, authentic, fascinating, jan, nadine, live, question, reflecting, challenges, working,…

How to resolve conflict with mediation

*** How to resolve conflict with mediation *** Me: Have you ever disagreed with a colleague at work? You: YES Me: Did you try to correct your colleague’s perceptions, lecturing him/her about why you’re right and why they’re wrong? You:…

How can you be a successful agile leader?

Nick Sherriff who is my special guest on this new episode of #leadingthecoachingchange says something powerful  ‘a leader has to know what’s around the corner’ I love Nick’s leadership philosophy You can’t do the same actions and expect different results…

How can a Career Coach help you?

Welcome to the 65th episode of my latest podcast #Leadingthecoachingchange. I’ve invited Fay Wallis who is a Career Coach, an Executive Coach and Outplacement Specialist. I met Fay when I was a member of Janet Murray’s community 4 years ago.…

How to be a transformational leader

Do you remember when I talked about Disruptive Leadership with Simon Harmer ?Zig when everyone zags? in my podcast? Louise Hall, Director of HR and OD at Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust commented on Linkedin that ‘It?s easier to do…

How to be a successful boss

Trust is the basis for almost everything we do and research shows that trust is based on 3 pillars -Positive relationships -Expertise (walk the talk) -Consistency But trust is more than that! HRB reports that “Employees in high-trust organisations are…

How managers can support women after maternity leave

Emma Waltham helps organisations support women returning to work after maternity through coaching, consultancy and training. She has a first class degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Leicester. She is a certified Coach…

How to drive change successfully?

Dr Phyl Hughes is a Business Psychologist at H2Pro. She is a coach, working with a range of mid to top layer leaders in the UK. Her USP as a coach is at the meeting point of you-your strategy-your organisation.…

How can you make people like you?

*** How can you make people like you? *** You know that: – You’ve got an open mind and you listen – You smile – You do what you say you’re going to do – You don’t really know –…

How to find your leadership talents?

In my latest episode of the #Leadingthecoachingchange, I invited a special guest Andy Storch. Andy is Talent Development Consultant, Author, Podcaster @The Talent Development Hot Seat, Conference Host and Multipliers Certified Facilitator. In this episode Andy shares how leaders need…

How can you improve your financial well-being?

The outbreak of Covid-19 virus has left many of us feeling anxious about the coming weeks and months as many people are facing an uncertain financial future, given the potential impact on everyday life, jobs and income. But there is…

Why are you good at people liking you?

8 tricks to make people like you immediately “I want people to like me but in taking my chance to have a courageous conversation, I take the risk for them to hate me forever.” That’s not necessarily true. It’s an…

Stop worrying about the impact of restructuring

Business reorganisation and restructuring is a common issue that affects thousands of employees every year. It’s a sensitive matter that greatly impact people lives. I might be controversial here but I believe that restructuring can inspire people to perform better.…

Courageous Conversations around sales

Matthew Dashper-Hughes creates predictable, consistent sales & management results through people, processes, and personal development. He is a Sandler Training Associate. – ” You get sucked into this cycle of giving presentations, quotes, emails, and never actually closing any deals…

Courageous Conversations Around Nutrition

Chardet Durbin is a certified nutrition specialist and personal trainer. “When you get deeper into the mindset of what?motivates people to want these changes in these transformations, that’s when you start?to have some really challenging and emotional conversations with people,?especially…

Courageous Conversations around leadership

Melaine Coward is a Professor and Head of School of Health Sciences at the University of Surrey. She qualified as a Registered Nurse and worked in the field of Oncology and Haemato-oncology nursing in a variety of areas including London…

Imposter Syndrome

<< Courageous Conversations around Imposter Syndrome>> Clare Josa is a leadership and Mentor trainer and who is the author of  Ditching the Imposter Syndrome book due to be published on 30th September. ‘I don’t do sticky plasters or band aids’…

Courageous conversations around Storytelling

Kay Fabella, who is is a storyteller and communications strategist. She helps entrepreneurs around the world develop their brand and marketing strategy to meaningfully?connect with clients  and meet their business goals. She is a world-recognized author, speaker, and trainer. A…

Secrets of an Executive Coach: Part 7

Dr. Nadine is an executive coach, consultant, author, and speaker based in San Francisco, California. Her mission is to make the executive experience exceptionally enjoyable and effective. She believes that the world needs great leaders, so she has dedicated her…

How Leadership Coaching can help high performers?

What is Executive and Leadership Coaching? Executive and Leadership Coaching helps you gain self-awareness, clarify your goals, achieve your development objectives and unlock your potential. Coaching with your Executive and Leadership Coach impact your teams, your organisation, your business, your…

The difference between Executive and Leadership Coaching

I am often asked, ‘What’s the difference between Executive Coaching and Leadership Coaching?’ And then come Life Coaching, Business Coaching, Wellness Coaching, and any other ‘Something’ Coaching. Before you know it, you feel dizzy and confused. What does ‘Coaching’ mean?…

12 reasons to hire an Executive Coach

You?re thinking of hiring an Executive Coach. Great news as you’re not alone! Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the best advice he ever got was to get a coach. Bill Gates emphatically says everyone should have a coach. You…

Leadership Talent with Jeni Ling: Part 6

How do you assess leadership talent? Find out how you can develop, identify and assess leadership talent with Jeni Ling Jeni has been involved in school leadership, in a variety of roles since she was appointed Deputy Head in 1988.…

Courageous Leadership with Jeremy Williams

How do you demonstrate courageous leadership? Find out how you can be a courageous and authentic leader with Jeremy Williams. Jeremy Williams is the Head of School at Manor Hall International School in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. As a…

What do you choose to see?

What do you choose to see? 105

  The job of an optician is to ask clients questions, do an eye test to see what the client needs. An optician wants to ensure that clients can see. I sometimes think that I am a bit like an…

Discover the secret of communicating

Communicating change

On 6th and 7th November, I attended the annual PR Week Strategic Internal Comms Conference in London as a speaker and as a guest. Discover the secret for communicating change effectively everyday with my highlights and key lessons. Speakers included…