Category Archives: PsyPerform – Leadership Coaching

Mastering Motivation

Mastering Motivation Mastering motivation, as you have probably found is not possible by following the standard models taught on the subject. Maslow, Herzberg, McGregor, Vroom and many others offer models, models that don’t work in the real world.   Yet we see across the globe and throughout time that there are and were leaders who […]

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Learning to Coach

Learning to Coach   Is learning to coach worthwhile? What could you achieve if you learned how to coach? What impact could you have on the performance of others? On yourself? How much will you benefit from learning to coach?   Coaching is a subject about which much is written, but little is said that […]

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The Perfect Culture

The Perfect Culture There is huge gulf between the desire of leaders to create The Perfect Culture and the reality. As you may know around 85% of ALL culture change programmes fail, and fail expensively. Yet some leaders such failure is entirely avoidable: they have a 100% success record. All of their culture change programmes work, and work […]

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The Perfect Gift Audio

The Perfect Gift Audio The Psychology of Performance and Happiness The Perfect Gift audio allows you to understand the psychology of performance and happiness while you are on the move. If you learned about the psychology of performance and happiness, would you be happier? Yes. Would you achieve more, with less effort? Yes. Would your […]

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Corporate Culture

  Corporate Culture  Almost every CEO can tell you that corporate culture is important. Some might even be able to quote Drucker (“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”). A few might be able to tell you what their corporate culture is, and with even fewer you’ll find their description is shared by managers and staff when asked […]

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Motivation models don’t motivate

Motivation models don’t motivate! Motivation models don’t motivate. Business schools all over the world teach motivation models that simply don’t work in the real world. Yes, some elements work for some people, in the hands of some people, some of the time.   If you are a manager or leader, some, some, some and some is […]

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Clients to Avoid.

Clients to Avoid. Every company should be choosing its clients. Here are the clients to avoid if you want your company to achieve at the highest level. Most of the people who contact PsyPerform cannot become clients. They are potential clients to avoid. In a world where everyone seems prepared to sell their soul for […]

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Every Leader Needs an Executive Coach, Except Those Who Need One Most

Every Leader Needs an Executive Coach, Except Those Who Need One Most In over 30 years of coaching, PsyPerform have repeatedly observed this: “Every leader needs an executive coach, except those who need one most.” What does that mean? That repeatedly, executives who most need a coach, are least likely to hire one, and those […]

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Expectation Effect in Executive Coaching

Expectation Effect in Executive Coaching As anyone who has studied coaching for more than five minutes knows: the biggest predictor of successful outcomes is the quality of rapport between the parties. Of the multitude of factors involved in creating rapport, one will be explored in this article: the expectation effect in executive coaching.   Some […]

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Selling in Executive Coaching

Selling in Executive Coaching “What!? Where is there any role for selling in executive coaching?” It won’t be the first time I’ve heard those words when training executives in coaching skills. Before anyone concludes that such is an unreasonable question: it is not. It is entirely reasonable, particularly when expressed as: “Coaching is about helping […]

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