Blog

Important Coronavirus Update

By |March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Important Coronavirus Update During this challenging period of time, our office will be rarely maned as our team have been encouraged to work from home. If you have a question about any course, or you are looking for personal coaching, please feel free to send us an email (info@ukcpd.net), setting out your request or questions etc and include your [...]

Comments Off on Important Coronavirus Update

How Successful People Create Success

By |December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Personal Development|

So, a quick question for you, have you ever wondered what is it that makes successful people successful?To be honest I would be fairly surprised if you answered no, most people will at some point in their life reflect on this question. This is not surprising as most people would like a little more success and happiness in their personal [...]

Comments Off on How Successful People Create Success

Take the heat off yourself and have fun in the sun

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog, NLP, Personal Development|

So the heatwave continues – and I am concerned that the headline writers are seriously in danger of running out of adjectives to describe the scorching/sweltering/blistering temperatures.  I fear it is not just the train tracks that are in danger of melting as we all try to come up with ever more extreme descriptors.Whilst this is completely understandable when the temperatures [...]

Comments Off on Take the heat off yourself and have fun in the sun

Hero’s Journey – Rapport Magazine Article

By |May 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Personal Development|

The Hero’s Journey is everywhere this week.  The first copies of the book are due from the printers any day, getting ready to present at the ANLP Conference – and an article published in Rapport Magazine! Here is a copy of the article Hero’s Journey – Rapport Magazine If you are reading this, then you are part of the [...]

Comments Off on Hero’s Journey – Rapport Magazine Article

HR & Training Awards 2017 Winners

By |December 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog, UKCPD News|

Corporate Vision Magazine has announced the winners of the HR & Training Awards 2017. Best UK Professional Development Training Organisation 2017 Following on from the success of 2016, the HR & Training Awards 2017 honour those companies and individuals that are meeting the highest standards of productivity and performance within their respected industry areas. Discussing the programme, Amy Gower, [...]

Comments Off on HR & Training Awards 2017 Winners

Grow Beyond Your Comfort Zone

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Coaching, Personal Development|

Beyond the Comfort Zone – Stepping Outside Our Old Programming We all have a Comfort Zone.  The boundaries are defined by our beliefs, values, expectations and habits of thinking & behaving. These are limitations which we have learned, through our culture, families, schools, peer group, social media etc. etc.  Whilst there can be some comfort in the familiar and predictable, [...]

Comments Off on Grow Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Developing Coaching Skills For Team Success

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Coaching, Offers|

Coaching focuses on developing skills and improving the performance of others. However, to be an effective manager or leader and use the coaching approach you also need to know how to build and understand the dynamic nature of the coaching relationship when you are in a position of power. The ILM Level 5 Certificate and the Level 5 Diploma [...]

Comments Off on Developing Coaching Skills For Team Success

First Steps To Transformational Leadership

By |September 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Leadership Development|

Developing the skills that matter. A lot is written about transformational leadership but what does it really mean. Much of the written material talks about embracing change, being accountable and inspirational to the team, having the skill to develop real team engagement and of course the old favourite, the ability to think out of the box. While many of [...]

Comments Off on First Steps To Transformational Leadership

Time to Celebrate and Plan Next Steps

By |September 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog, UKCPD News|

It has been a truly inspiring couple of weeks marking the modelling projects and coaching essays submitted by this year’s Practitioner and Master Practitioner students. The modelling projects have covered a diverse range of topics, from chapati and pastry making to running, skipping and state management for an important meeting. All the students have demonstrated that they have the [...]

Comments Off on Time to Celebrate and Plan Next Steps

The Map is Not the Territory

By |July 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, NLP, Personal Development|

“The map is not the Territory” is one of a number of key principles (sometimes known as presuppositions) that underpin NLP.  Here we will look out how this simple statement can be used to unlock your personal power and potential. First – What does “the map is not the territory” mean? Korzybski was the first to use the phrase in [...]

Comments Off on The Map is Not the Territory

99% of Businesses Say a Coaching Culture Delivers Tangible Benefits

By |June 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Coaching, Leadership Development|

Many organisations are now opting for a coaching approach ( a so-called coaching culture) either instead of or in addition to traditional training methods. According to UK research by CIPD in 2004, 99% of the organisations using coaching say that it can deliver tangible benefits to both individuals and organisations. Similarly, in 2011 the ILM surveyed 250 large organisations [...]

Comments Off on 99% of Businesses Say a Coaching Culture Delivers Tangible Benefits

Do Something Different to Get a Different Result

By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Coaching, NLP, Personal Development|

Or, to put it another way – if you want to change the result, you have to change the way you do things and do something different. Many of us want our lives to be different but are resistant to making any changes.  We may want to be fitter or healthier, but do not change our eating habits or [...]

Comments Off on Do Something Different to Get a Different Result