Executive & Leadership Coaching

Leaders are you Coaching or Telling?

By Kylie Denton / 22/04/2022 /

I know many managers that find it to tell rather than coach.  However, telling doesn’t really allow the person to grow and learn and think for themselves. However, when we coach, we inspire, teach, grow and empower our people. Often managers tell me they are coaching but when I put them through one of my…

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7 Reasons Why People Don’t Like Change

By Kylie Denton / 14/01/2022 /

There was some research done by Mount Eliza Business School who found that over 70% of change initiatives failed due to people resistance. Not because they were not good ideas. Not because they were not backed by sound analysis, but because they didn’t bring the people along with them.  As a leader it is critically important that…

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2 Tips for Holding Your People Accountable

By Kylie Denton / 22/10/2021 /

If you want to become a great coach who is responsible for improving workplace culture and productivity, then there is one model that you need to know.  The GROW model is the best model for coaching leaders who want to coach for performance. GROW stands for…  Goal, Reality, Options, & Will.  This 4-step model allows you to approach coaching in a structured…

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Don’t Give Feedback Before Reading This!

By Kylie Denton / 15/10/2021 /

For the past few weeks, I have been running a FREE weekly workshop on effective communication in leadership.  Over 200 people have been registering for it so clearly there is a massive need for help in this space, so I wanted to share with you one of the key aspects of great communication.  “Give Feedback often”.  The word feedback can have negative connotations for some people.  As…

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The Secret to Making Change Stick!

By Kylie Denton / 08/10/2021 /

I made a commitment to my business that I would run a FREE virtual and live workshop weekly on a leadership topic that I know leaders need support in one of those topics is “Leading Change”.  A question I get asked all the time is —-   “How do I get my team to buy into…

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The 7 Consequences to Poorly Managed Change

By Kylie Denton / 17/09/2021 /

I made a commitment to my business that I would run a FREE virtual and live workshop weekly on a leadership topic that I know leaders need support in one of those topics is “Leading Change”.  Change is never easy, but poorly managed change can be extremely costly to a business in a multitude of ways.   Every time a change fails,…

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Resilient Leadership is what is needed Right Now

By Kylie Denton / 15/05/2020 /

How resilient are you? I hope you are all healthy, safe, and dealing with this pandemic in the best way you know how. I am conducting all of my meetings, coaching sessions, and training sessions virtually and working from home full time, with two children doing online schooling (as best we can) and trying to…

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Urgency Blog Post

Urgency keeps people from thinking clearly

By Kylie Denton / 25/10/2019 /

I was in a coaching session this week and I was working with a senior leader; he was telling me that his boss always wants everything urgently.  I wondered if it was him thinking it was urgent or if it really was urgent.  Sometimes I think we assume it’s urgent because the boss asked but if we don’t…

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Five ways to boost team morale

By Kylie Denton / 28/06/2019 /

Your team are your greatest asset. You know it, I know it – but do they know it? Richard Branson says “A company’s employees are its greatest asset and your people are your product” . Their good work and loyalty can fail to get the appreciation and recognition it deserves and instead your team hear…

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How to relax when the workday is over

By Kylie Denton / 24/05/2019 /

No, it’s not drinking a bottle of wine haha! In all truthfulness, I need to confess that I am just as bad at this as anyone, so this blog serves as a reminder to you and me. At the start of each year, we can start with such good intentions, and we turn these intentions…

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