Tag: Coaching

Learning Professionals Central to Learning Culture

Changing the “culture” of any organisation is a real challenge. In the face of so many other challenges, it is easy to focus instead on day-to-day tactical issues of recruitment, production and infrastructure, but in order to really handle change, innovation, engagement, collaboration and the benefits this brings, the aim of every organisation should be

What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Teaching?

  All organisations, in almost every sector, are trying to get the best out of their people. Managers and senior leaders are responsible for ensuring teams are performing at their best in order to achieve optimal performance both for themselves and their organisation.    Two ways of achieving improved performance are through coaching and teaching.

Seven Behaviours for Success

There are many elements needed to make a business successful. Broadly, these include; effective project and budget management, understanding and satisfying customers’ needs and wants while being able to deploy internal key resources effectively.  However, one of the main drivers of business success is the on-going behaviour of its workforce. When employees, managers and leaders

Coaching to Support Workforce Transformation

The last two years can be described broadly as a period of change. Employees and employers alike have had to manage transitions on unprecedented scales as the pandemic has changed how we work, collaborate and learn, possibly forever. Throughout the pandemic, the subsequent economic and social challenges have led to increases in mental health issues.

Fives ways HR Can Embed Company Culture 

Company culture is a topic of increasing interest since the pandemic. Companies are keen to highlight their values; some adorn office walls for all to see. But while they are talking the talk, are they walking the walk?  While employees are told to live and breathe a culture, sometimes they just can’t see it to

The Importance of Learning and Development

Following a volatile two years, employers now face the perfect storm of issues related to rising business and living costs, a fierce war on talent, widening skills gaps and making hybrid working a permanent reality for those who want it.  With so many different areas to focus on at once businesses may be forgiven for

Coaching Helps Teachers to GROW

Made famous by Sir John Whitmore, a famous sports coach turned business coach in the 1980s, the GROW model is a very practical coaching model driven by a powerful coaching philosophy.  The GROW Model is a coaching framework used in conversations, meetings and everyday leadership to unlock potential and possibilities. Since the 1980’s it has

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

With a staff body of around 120, Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, part of the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust, has used coaching apprenticeships to help staff develop new skills and improve the standard of teaching and learning across its member schools.  The Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust is made up of seven schools comprising four secondary and three