A Referral Plan That Works

A Referral Plan       That Works  For many coaches getting business can be one of the hardest things. You’re great at teaching, training, getting others to implement and take action, but unfortunately you don’t have enough people to work with. We are told, do a great job with your clients and then ask…

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Specialty

Empowering Youth To Thrive

A new innovative pilot project, Empowering Youth To Thrive (EYTT), funded by Commonwealth (DET), run by charity trust, Pathways To Resilience, has been launched in Logan City, to explore new ways to incorporate neuroscience and growth mindset for young disengaged Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islanders and Pacifica youth aged 15-24 to employment or learning opportunities.  The…

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Business

The Times They Are A’Changing

The Times They Are A'Changin Anybody who believes that the business landscape is the same as it was in the ‘old days’ has their head well and truly buried in the 20th‐century sand. There is an evolution going on that is affecting the business world and how we lead and manage within it. We are…

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Business

Aligning Culture and Capability

An integrated approach to assessing organisational capability that considers culture as key to the developing organisation is essential to proactive identification of functional barriers which have the potential to impact the achievement of organisational goals. True collaboration requires the right balance of people, skill and corporate power to achieve outcomes that are derived from both…

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Sports

The Third Job

A lot of swimmers need help, but it is simple if you know what to do. I grew up swimming in Slovakia and then studied in Russia for a year. For 15 years I coached kids working on the planning and program. Over this time, I realised that with the right program, anything is possible…

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Life

Diversity in Conversation

Coaching is now a $2 billion industry.  Whilst I am excited to see a growing recognition of what we do as a profession, the growth is also leading to a significant negative development in the space – there is a complete lack of diversity in our conversations. What do I mean by that? ‘Coaching’ now…

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Finding a Way Back

A coach?     A therapist?     A friend?   My life was a mess... Within a short period of time I’d gone from being one of Australia’s popular Pentecostal preachers, a respected leader in the denomination, married with two beautiful daughters, to being publicly humiliated, losing everything I’d spent years building and living…

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Business, Editor Choice

Pure Coaching for Creatives

In its ‘purest form’, coaching is about asking the right questions to help the client formulate the best answers or arrive at their optimum solutions, by themselves.  I was taught this back in 2002 by my coach trainers, who then also asserted that ‘coaching is really more of a skill set’ you bring to the…

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Velocity Sales

New Sales I started in sales 50 years ago, in my family business which was a European bakery. From there I got an honours degree in business administration. In the first semester, I got 4 A’s as they were teaching me what I had learnt as a boy in my parent’s business. I majored in…

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