Entries by Mary Holmes

FIND YOUR VOICE and BE HEARD

Find your voice, be heard, have your say and share your ideas. In an earlier article I offered some basic ideas for how to achieve a  positive impact. A key part of personal impact is being able to express yourself with confidence and clarity; here are some tips on how to find your voice and be heard, even […]

Spring into action

Spring into action as the seasons change. Spring is with us. Spring is often associated with a clean out, a new beginning, change and positive action; hopefully it brings with it some warmth and brightness. The good intentions of New Year resolutions have now been achieved, or long abandoned. Spring is a time to refocus […]

How coaching can make a difference

Coaching can make a difference to you and what you achieve. Coaching can support you in defining and achieving your aspirations. Here I talk you through how coaching can make a difference, highlighting what you can do to make coaching work for you. Increasingly organisations are using coaching as a key aspect of personal and leadership development. […]

Optimize your Strengths

Optimize your Strengths is the new book recently published by James Brook and Dr Paul Brewerton. It reveals how you can use your strengths to get the best out of yourself and your team. The Director of Learning at Facebook (Stuart Crabb) describes it is a trove of ideas to help you have a greater […]

Much Ado About Business

It can all be much ado about business, whatever we do. In business, we all need new ideas and to seek out lessons from other business people, both current and in the past. Which got me wondering, as we celebrated the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, about his business skills and overall success. Was he as […]