Category Archives: Business Coaching

Just another day? Take another look and change it…

There is a lot of talk about  learning to understand self, your intuition and what makes you happy.  You might have been doing some reflecting, journaling, or mindfulness exercises. Perhaps you are starting to see some patterns or trends - maybe the odd epiphany! As a leader be it in your own life or that, plus...
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Does it really matter if your coach is an MCC?

I get asked this question, by both other coaches and by clients.      
  • What is a Master Certified coach?
  • Does it really make a difference to the client?
  • Why bother?
It is true that the road to MCC is a long one, needing to log at least 2,500 hours of coaching, pass assessments many times along the way, have mentoring,...
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What Great Leaders Understand About Themselves

I recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Patricia Hirsch on her 'Design Your Life' radio show. My topic was about the importance of leaders understanding what really makes them tick. In other words, what is that they really value? How do they 'live' those values each day? What happens when their personal values are...
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The two key things leaders know about stress

Today leaders need to know how to ‘lead’ themselves through their own life and their daily responsibilities as leader at work. We have a frighteningly fast pace of change and innovation, changing expectations, demands and concerns for staff and their well being and development, not to mention new ways of communicating, selling, distributing to make a...
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Why would you turn your thinking inside out?

What is it that people who lead by inspiration do so differently to those who lead through position? It might just be that those who inspire do so by 'being' who they are. That is, their message and beliefs create a connection between humans.

I was pondering the other day on those leaders we...
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When will the rescue happen?

In my work as a coach, often with leaders in corporations or private companies, I see in their eyes a look of panic. A look of being trapped, or of waiting for the rescue vehicle to arrive and 'fix' their lives. The rescue that is going to get them out of their extremely busy, and...
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Strategies to Warm up to Winter

I have two key strategies for this. One is not to have a winter, avoid it completely, deny its existence on the planet - just go somewhere hot for 6 months, works a treat and it’s something I have done a number of times by living in Thailand, Florida and to an extent Australia. However,...
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What is a Results Certified Coach

Gai Foskett is a Results Certified Coach accredited by Results Coaching Systems The Results Coaching Systems is a leading global coach training organisation and a leading human performance organisation with operations in more than 15 countries. Since 1998, Results Coaching Systems have run over 150 wide scale organizational interventions, and trained over 10,000 executive, personal and...
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How to find the right coach for you

There are some key factors to look for in a coach Qualification and Certification Not all people who call themselves a coach are certified by an accredited professional school, nor are they even true coaches for that matter. Certification is very important, because coaching is a profession that requires very specific skills, conduct...
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Inside out thinking

I wonder what has come up for you since you have been reflecting on that little voice....prod, prod, prod.... If you have been keeping some kind of journal what patterns of thought are showing? What impact is having those thoughts having on you? On your teams? On your family or friends? I said in the last blog...
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When things are great – but just don’t feel right

Have you ever been in a position where everything is going along well, really well – business is good, family is great BUT you just know that there is something not right for you? A feeling of ‘so what?’ – or ‘but what’s next?’ – it’s not a feeling that is particularly disturbing or depressing;...
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What is executive coaching?

What is executive coaching? The term executive coach is used commonly now. In fact, coaching itself has become mainstream for corporate, non profit organisations and businesses in general. But what does that label actually mean- “executive coaching.” Generally this type is coaching is aimed at senior levels of management up to and including CEO and in some...
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What is a master certified coach?

The credential, Master Certified Coach, MCC is the highest global credential available in the coaching profession as defined by the International Coach Federation (ICF). The process to achieve MCC is rigorous, testing and thorough. For all credentials there is a requirement to continue a set number of further coach specific and personal development training each year to maintain their credential....
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What is NLP

Harness your brain to be creative and solve problems! Gai holds a Master Practitioner Certificate in Neuro Linguistic Programming. To achieve this level of mastery required over 300 hours of NLP training and completion of written exams. What is NLP? Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John...
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