The competition and rate of change in the corporate world has
never been so fast. With outsourcing to the Far East and the
pressure on margins created by the web, leading businesses have
to differentiate themselves by the intellectual capital and culture
of their organisations.
For the leaders
of these organisations, coaching provides a framework to think
strategically and to explore ideas in a safe
and unbiased environment. It also enables leaders to take some
time out of the day-to-day concerns of the business, so that
they can align themselves with the strategic requirements
that drives the business forward.
staff, although much is invested in training, often the return
on that training is questionable; do people who attend
various courses and team-building events actually alter the way
they operate in any significant way?
This is where
coaching provides solutions specifically tailored to the individual;
of the tailoring is to provide a safe environment to explore
the individual’s attitude
to changing and improving their way of operating.
see training as unnecessary or dislike the process and just
want to “get on with the job.” By exploring their attitude
to training, they often will take more ownership of their future
development and not just “turn up at courses to please
When capable people regain an interest in learning, we believe
they become more capable.