by Martin Goodyer (UK) There is one particular style of business coach that you might want to think about - the one that's guaranteed to deliver a terrific return on your investment. The truth is, 'Business Coaching' can mean anything you want it to mean. There is no single
Definitions of Team Coaching Why Trust Someone Else’s Definition? Apply the “Diogenes’ Test” Before You Do
by Martin Goodyer (UK) Goodyer's Diogenes' Test: Is it possible to refute a definition with both good nature and absolute clarity? History is littered with examples of the great and the good coming up with definitions that prove to be less than helpful: About two and a half thousand
By Martin Goodyer (United Kingdom) Stress all starts with a belief that 'things are as they are, and that's that!' Often managers believe that stress is useful, and that it needs to be embraced because it helps the job get done quicker, better, or more efficiently. On the other
By Martin Goodyer (United Kingdom) I’m fifty four and could never have predicted my career path at any point along the journey and so am unlikely to know what the rest of my life has in store. However, I have learned that if I’m smart and use a coaching
By Martin Goodyer (United Kingdom) Effort 99 Requirement 98 = Happiness. Effort 99 Requirement 100 = Misery Trained salespeople may already have 99%of what it takes but when a sales needs 100%, it’s just not enough Selling has got a bad reputation and that’s a shame. Most sales interactions
By Martin Goodyer (United Kingdom) Never Compromise Chemistry Check Compatibility Share Secrets Stroke Success Roll Out Rules Demonstrate Value Align Your Purpose Expectations change with every generation. For many young people in their 20’s and early 30’s their experience of finding a life-partner is very different from their parents.
By Martin Goodyer (United Kingdom) In the absence of disease there are three controllable components to a healthy life. All three are obvious but on the whole we only pay attention to two of them. Of course, all are ultimately controlled by what we think as everything starts in
By Martin Goodyer (United Kingdom) Is it group coaching or team coaching, and does it matter what it's called? Coaching 'one to one' is both a skill and an art; it takes many hours of training in the use of communication techniques and understanding important aspects of human behaviour
We are all puppets in a play. That is not at issue. The vexing question is just who or what is pulling the strings?
By Martin Goodyer (United Kingdom) "NLP is not a religion. There are no high priests of NLP and I am not a God" is how I recall being introduced to NLP by its co-originator Dr Richard Bandler. I had completed a previous programme organised by a firm of London
By Martin Goodyer (United Kingdom) If you are wondering about hiring a life coach or training to be one - let me introduce you to Sharon, then decide. Meet Sharon. By her own admission she was in a mess. A career of twenty years in local government ground to