Category: culture

Coaching – The Consistency is the Difference

Over the past week I have concluded a series of coaching sessions with 3 different clients.  3 different people working in 3 different organisations in 3 different places.  Each of them initially presented differently.  They had different goals, different work environments and different pressures.  I’ve used the word ‘different’ 8 times in the above paragraph…
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Coach the whole

Since I left the police in April and stepped out into private coaching practice I have become aware of peoples wish to prefix ‘coach’ with a label so they can easily file you in their services directory.  They will ask ‘What sort of coach are you?  A business coach? A life coach?’ I find this…
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You want to implement a culture of change?

But what exactly is it you’ll be implementing and how will coaching help you achieve it? If a business culture is the commonly accepted ‘way things are done around here’ then it follows that a culture of change exists where change is the norm and is accepted as such.  This then raises a further question:…
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Working on the train

What is Business Culture?

This is a blog that I wrote for Unlimited Potential Ltd who kindly published it on their web site https://www.unlimitedpotential.co.uk/ in July 2019. ‘Change the culture…change the culture’. It’s become something of a battlecry within business , but what does it really mean? What is a culture anyway? Is it just some new jargon that…
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It’s the culture

My interest in organisational culture began 15 years ago when I was seconded onto an organisation wide change programme and would frequently hear frustrated team members say, ‘It’s the culture’ every time something wasn’t as they’d planned.  What’s this culture I wondered? How does it make carefully planned changes not work?  Nobody was able to…
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