As coaches, we are used to, and in my view, probably prefer for a number of reasons, conducting our coaching sessions face-to-face.  Not only does having direct, face-to-face contact allow us to be more present with our clients, it assists us to more easily establish the trust and rapport so critical for a successful coaching relationship,
The change, and continued change, that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrecked on our lives, has caused many of us, if not all, to experience significant levels of stress and anxiety.  Each day brings with it more challenges and fears.  How long will the lockdown last?  What will this crisis mean in terms of my future employment (for those
“True intelligence is emotional intelligence.” ― Wald Wassermann While emotional intelligence has been, for some time now, recognised as a key leadership competency, in the current COVID-19 crisis, this skill has become more critical than ever. Emotional intelligence is defined as the ability to identify, understand and manage your emotions and those of others. Being aware of your
The COVID-19 crisis has resulted in more people working (indeed being mandated to work) remotely, with the concomitant result being that managers now need to manage employees they are no longer able to physically see and supervise. A common concern managers often have with remote working is whether there will be a drop in productivity