training

Training mentors - notes from the field

Training mentors - notes from the field

If you want to promote or use mentoring in your organisation, you need to train and support them. Here are some Ideas for what to include in mentor training.

Mentoring A to Z

Mentoring A to Z

As National Mentoring Day approaches, I’ll be offering some daily blogs on mentoring practice sharing, books & articles, skills and tools and more.

Increasing personal confidence - boosting personal resilience

Increasing personal confidence - boosting personal resilience

Increasing personal resilience for some people involves increasing their confidence. My experience as a trainer and coach has revealed more learners want to be more confident than other aspects when it comes to boosting their resilience. Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash

Beating stress, creating calm

Beating stress, creating calm

Latest surveys continue to show work is the number one stressor for us.  The biggest factor is how we view it.  Our perspective plays a huge part.  And thus much of the solution is in our control.

Using reflective practice

Using reflective practice

Reflective practice is something we should all learn as a skill for life.  It's especially a must do for mentors and coaches.

Great conversations on the telephone

Great conversations on the telephone

Holding great conversations on the telephone takes a few additional skills when you can't see the other person.  Work on your voice and physiology will bring good outcomes.

Holding great conversations

Holding great conversations

Tips and ideas on how to turn good conversations into great ones.  Making every conversation count.

Personal resilience at work

Personal resilience at work

Good news! Resilience skills are practical and can be learned.

Support for charities in the current crisis of loss of public trust

Support for charities in the current crisis of loss of public trust

Support for improving charity governance - developing trustee capability

Meeting the needs of organisations in the latest mental health crisis

Meeting the needs of organisations in the latest mental health crisis

A report out today highlights some issues for managers' mental health.  Time to take some organisational actions.