How to be a Person of Influence
Recently I was asked to facilitate a panel for Catholic Women in Education and the topic was How to Be a Person of Influence. Below is my presentation.
When we talk about the ability to influence people or what it takes to be a person of influence it often feels a little coercive as if you're trying to persuade people to do something that they are not necessarily comfortable with. The curious thing about influence though is that it cannot be achieved through intimidation and coercion you get co…
This week in coaching
Every Sunday, I share a newsletter with my list, and amongst other things, I share some of the coaching conversations that I have had. It seems that many of the themes are universal, so I will share those conversations here on the blog.
Questioning Assumptions and Back to Basics
I was coaching a Head of Learning Area in a secondary school this week, and she described 3 staff with very different personalities and how they were challenging her. Lots of ah-ha moments were shared in this coaching …
Building Psychological Safety
My younger self knew everything.
You ask her any question and she had an answer.
She was lashings and lashings of FIG JAM*.
Even when she didn’t know she was never going to admit it. She was the epitome of a fixed mindset, using all her energy to defend her all-knowing reputation.
To be clear she was clever, quick to learn and curious.
But this was her armour and not her gift.
It stopped her and her team being all they could be.
This was not leadership this was fea…
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