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Three Coaching Organisations team up to advance Coaching

A collective of global professional coaching and mentoring bodies create an alliance to support the growing profession.

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The value of using a psychometric tool to support recruitment

Find out how we helped to facilitate the recruitment of a specialist team by providing specific feedback on the applicant behavioural match to the role. We used our experience and expertise to provide valuable insight via the PRISM Brain Mapping neuroscience-based instrument to enhance the recruitment and on-boarding process.

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Unprecedented change in the Public Sector

Supporting unprecedented change in the public sector is bringing new learning to Potential2Achieve.

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Potential2Achieve sponsor CyclingTrio to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Graham Jackson, Director of Potential2Achieve, and two friends are taking on an incredible challenge. They are cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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Institute of Directors Annual Convention 11 May 2011

As busy people we made a decision to take a day out of client and company work to attend the IoD Annual Convention to see what key messages would help us to follow Stephen Covey's principles and "sharpen the saw" as Company Directors. There was an impressive line up of speakers ranging from Entrepreneurs such as Justine Roberts, co-founder of Mumsnet, to the Chancellor of the Exchequer with some sage experienced and successful heads like Lord MacLaurin and David Gold.

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Lead with LUV. A Different Way to Create Real Success – a book review

Ken Blanchard's third book in the Leading at a Higher Level series was released in the UK in the last week of January 2011. Co-authored with Colleen Barrett, ex-President of Southwest Airlines (SWA), the book is a conversation between Ken and Colleen telling the leadership story behind SWA's success.

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Potential2Achieve launch two new case studies

In a busy year working with clients it is easy to become absorbed in client activities and to neglect capturing your own learning from the experience.

We have selected a couple of recent client activities and briefly summarised them as case studies in order to share the outcomes.

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Potential2Achieve launch some very special PRISM Brain Mapping Offers

We are always looking for ways to help our clients and we are now able to announce two more great offers on our website.

Through our close association with our friends at PRISM, the brain mapping specialists, we are able to bring our clients two great opportunities which will help clients to understand their behaviour and to consider how changing behaviour can positively impact on improving performance.

The details of the two offers are as follows:

  • FREE PRISM Intro Reports – These offer a high level insight to your preferred behaviours using four distinct behavioural types. This offer has now ended. Please contact us for more details on PRISM Brain Mapping.
  • For those people who want to know more from a comprehensive behavioural profile, we can offer you the PRISM Pro-Select system. Click here for more details.

If you would like to understand how to make the best use of your report(s) or would like coaching around the impact of your behaviours on the performance of your team or yourself, please Contact us.

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The Happiness Project

Last month, Robert Holden, the founder of The Happiness Project was speaking at the Inspired Entrepreneurs Club in London. His topic was Success Intelligence. Many people strive for success without a real understanding of what it truly is to them. The same can be said for many people’s approach to leadership and the need to really understand what success definition is used by each person in a team. This article introduces the parallels between what Robert challenged us on and great leadership.

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Potential2Achieve Launch Free Business Performance Review Methodology

One of our core values here at Potential2Achieve is having a focus on finding and fixing the underlying cause of problems as well as alleviating the symptoms. To assist in identifying and analysing the causes we have designed and built a business performance review methodology.

Over the next few months we will be testing the micro or in depth business performance review tool from this methodology with a few organisations to further enhance its effectiveness. Right now we are launching the free macro tool which enables individuals to complete a self analysis of the key enablers for the success of their business.

Click here to complete it for your organisation today.

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The Myth of Non-Directive Coaching

The European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) hosted a seminar at the end of January to debate the appropriate approach to coaching specifically when working with senior executives. Steve Nicklen who is the current EMCC Director of Ethics and Research opened the discussion by tabling the following: Coaches in organisations most often see their role as non-directive support and this is reinforced by the HR Departments but is this the right approach for savvy, senior executives who live life in the fast lane?

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Potential2Achieve Opens for Business

We are pleased to announce that Potential2Achieve has now opened for business. The company has been formed by Graham Jackson and Lynne Plater to provide support to both businesses and individuals who are looking to improve their performance.

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Is There A Need For Action On Leadership Capability?

After nearly 17 years of stability and relatively good operating conditions for businesses, our economy has now been in recession for 5 successive quarters. Economists are divided on whether it will be a 'V' or a 'W' recession but they are all agreed that the situation is improving.

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