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By: Daryl Watson On: April 25, 2017 In: Blog Comments: 0

We’re always deciding something. Stripped down to its essentials, life is about making choices and decisions! What direction will I move in now? What job will I take? Who will I marry? Is that the house we really want? Will I have that healthy piece of fruit or that tasty cake?! Do I...

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01
Aug
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By: Daryl Watson On: August 01, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

Powerful Coaching Conversation “The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” – Nathaniel Brande.Over the last 25 years, I have had a multitude of coaching conversation and opportunities to sit in counsel with literally 100’s, perhaps even 1000’s of individuals to provide coaching, counselling or to...

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23
Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 23, 2016 In: Blog, Uncategorized Comments: 0
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Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 15, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

The importance of listening for great communication is widely understood, presenting an important challenge for anyone aspiring to be a great communicator. Yet, our day-to-day understanding of the practice of listening is often confined by a little understood conviction, an assumption that limits the practice in a simple yet...

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13
Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 13, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

Dave, co-facilitating a leadership development programme with me some years ago said, ‘don’t just do something, stand there’ – which resonated with what we had been talking about in the group. In our busy, hurry up world, which we co-create for ourselves, we have become obsessed with ‘doing’ –...

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10
Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 10, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

Knowing that listening is fundamental to being a great communicator and great communication is one thing, being a great listener is something quite different, a road less travelled. One is a well-used highway, the other a little used pathway for the simple reason that our education is grounded in...

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07
Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 07, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

Isn’t it interesting how listening and speaking are intimately linked like two wings of a bird in flight, where the depth and quality of one has a direct and immediate impact on the depth and quality of the other? In our everyday, busy world we ordinarily place the emphasis...

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01
Jun
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By: Glenn Widelko On: June 01, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

As a coach and facilitator I have been fascinated to observe how often capable high performers hold themselves back for no apparent reason – other than their lack of genuine confidence. What is really intriguing is that this is as true of people who seem to exude confidence as...

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30
May
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By: Glenn Widelko On: May 30, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 2

In the management sciences we hear of the importance of ‘active listening’, the practice of listening proactively, supplementing listening with body language and vocal signposts to convey our intent to listen. Yet in its essence listening is nothing other than giving full and undivided attention. It is about attention...

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May
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By: Glenn Widelko On: May 26, 2016 In: Blog Comments: 0

There is a fascinating piece of ‘research’ that suggests that within any given team there are four groups including the new comers (20%), steady eddies (60%), high flyers (10%) and slackers (10%). While high flyers demand attention and slackers do all they can to do as little as they...

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