Coaching The Mentor Within

Is a difficult conversation holding you back?

Is a difficult conversation holding you back?

In support meetings with peers we always ask one another: ‘What are you stuck on?’ And, unsurprisingly, it's usually a difficult conversation that are were dreading.

Naming what is causing the block is often the first step to resolving it.

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Change

Make your virtual meetings great

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Coaching Facilitation

Great questions create great outcomes

The right questions at the right time are essential in meetings and workshops. Good facilitators use great questions for great outcomes.Read more#TripleWin #RosemaryShapiroLiu
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Facilitation

21 Great Questions For Facilitators - Part 2

A great facilitator asks great questions at the right time and in the right way. The shorter the question, the most useful it is to the person being asked, as you get yourself out of the way and give the person answering the space to answer. This is real facilitation.
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Change

Small business owners can be part of a groundswell of powerful change

As a Small Business owner, you can be part of the groundswell of powerful change. You might even draw your niche clients closer. When the Climate Strike was called a few weeks ago, I wondered whether I, as a small business owner, should go on strike or not. Who would...
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Coaching

Give yourself the gift of a weekly management meeting with self

Whether I’m stressed at work or not depends on one thing: whether I have had my management meeting with self or not that week. It is a powerful ritual to spend quiet time alone, managing your work and your life. I started this ritual a long time ago and have...
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Coaching Facilitation

Curate your retreat group for the best outcomes – Part 2

Curate your retreat group for the best outcomes - Part two How do you ensure a great return on investment for all attendees of your retreat group? If you run Retreats, you need to know it’s not all about you. It’s about each person who attends. They have chosen to...
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Coaching

How to get the right people to hit the yes button for your retreat – Part 1

How to get the right people to hit the yes button for your retreat - Part 1 Does your retreat offer a return on investment? So many people I know are running business retreats. There are Retreats to unwind or to speed up. Retreats to connect with a group or...
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Coaching

Your local coffee shop is a great place to sell your book

Your local coffee shop is a great place to sell your book Sometimes a great partnership is right under your nose and can be the perfect way to sell your book. Writing and coffee go together, and if you’re an author, you probably have a special table at your favourite...
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Facilitation

Clarity, Action and Traction for your Conference

Clarity, Action and Traction for your Conference Do you know that feeling when you leave a conference totally hyped? If you do, you probably also know the feeling of waking up a week later realising that you’ve done nothing to implement what you learnt and contact the people you met...
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Coaching

How to check your ethics and do the right thing

How to check your ethics and do the right thing We need to make sure our ethics show up in all our actions. Ethicists argue that people make decisions about what action to take based on two questions:  1. How many people will be damaged by me doing the wrong...
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Change

Kindness and gratitude when the world has gone mad

Kindness and gratitude when the world has gone mad It’s hard. Those of us who run small service businesses have to find a way of staying centred when it seems the world has gone mad. We would have to have hearts of stone to not be overwhelmed by the horror...
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The Mentor Within

Make Friends with your Mentor Within

Reframe, Refocus & Reenergise - Embrace The Power of Pause

In my book, The Mentor Within, I speak of the lessons from the Matriarchs, the wisdom I received from three powerful mentor figures in my life. They taught me Clarity, Confidence and Commitment.

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Change Not for Profit

10 Essential actions for running your online group

10 Essential actions for running your online group Do you belong to a few online groups? Do you lurk, seldom saying anything, or are you one of those livewires who has something to say about everything? Perhaps you engage with some groups more than others. Have you ever thought about...
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Coaching

Why chatbots don’t work for your outreach program

Why chatbots don't work for your outreach program You’ve been told to automate your Small Business. Feeling pretty chuffed with yourself, you get yourself a Chatbot and program it to respond to all those pesky inquiries. Your Chatbot is filtering your messages, giving people the information they want, channelling them...
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Facilitation

Put your conference attendee’s journey front and centre

Put your conference attendee's journey front and centre You’re about to organise your first big conference, and you hope it will have a powerful impact on your conference attendees.  For years you’ve dreamt of putting it on, and have been thinking about how wonderful you’ll feel when the participants arrive...
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Coaching

Strengthen your network

Strengthen your network by first taking care of your referral tribe Many of my clients ask me for help to build and strengthen their networks. When we map out their networks, they often have about five people in their inner circle who refer them most of their work. Yet, they...
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Facilitation

Who said stuffy conference rooms work best?

Conference rooms can be claustrophobic. They’re often temperature controlled, with no view, and a dull stillness that is intended to cut out distractions. Instead of enhancing creativity, they often deaden everything: emotions, innovation, connectedness. Who said stuffy conference rooms work best? Certainly not Kerry Grace, CEO of Regional Development Mid...
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