Accredited PGC – Coaching and Mentoring for Leadership in Organisations

Open PGC programme 2020-21Join this accredited PGC (postgraduate certificate) open programme this spring to develop your practical skills and gain a qualification as part of your continuing professional development. You will be part of a small group of like-minded individuals looking to become accredited coaches or mentors. Perhaps to develop your coaching and mentoring behaviours as a leader or manager, or to support your professional HR or OD role. Your tutors will blend initial face-to-face contact to establish your study cohort, with the convenience of virtual delivery thereafter.

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Ikigai adds purpose to Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapists

NSK Dental Ikigai PresentationNSK Ltd approached Coach Mentoring Ltd to add value to their CPD days for Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapists. The Japanese manufacturer of Dental Instruments views Therapists and Hygienist as key influencers in decision-making when dental practices are procuring new equipment. They wanted to dedicate part of their development day to the balance of the lives of those who care for the our teeth at the ‘ground level’. The idea was to use Ikigai to add purpose and be a way of bringing lightness to some of the drier content in the technical side of peri-dental care.

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Enhancing executive coaching using the Team Management Profile

Margerison-McCann Team Management ProfileTo use a psychometric tool, or not to use, that is the question? Perhaps you have answered this question. Further questions might be, why would you choose the Margerison-McCann Team Management Profile over other psychometrics? How can this tool enhance coaching conversations? How can the Profile help clarify the goals the individual seeks to address?

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Slowdown to achieve more in your life and career

Slowdown – In Praise of SlownessSome time ago I was delivering a mentoring workshop for some senior managers in a very large financial services business. The training manager was taking part and at the first coffee break he came up to me and said “They say it’s going well, but it’s a bit slow!”. “Thank you for the feedback” I said and when we restarted the workshop, I mentioned “I have had some welcome feedback from your training manager. He tells me that it is going well, but it’s a bit slow!” “Yes, yes” said the managers. “Ok” I replied, “That’s good, but I don’t think it’s slow enough!Continue reading


Developing skills for strategic business growth

Leeds Business School - strategic business growthAre you an entrepreneur seeking to grow your business or a professional advisor seeking to refresh your business strategy and mentoring skills for growth-oriented start-ups? Leeds Beckett University is developing a certification for business mentors across Europe called MentorCert. This course is a collective learning experience that will condense three years of simulated strategic business growth into two days of learning!
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