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Facing a setback? Teach yourself how to bounce back.

Facing a setback? Teach yourself how to bounce back. Simple steps to start building your resilience. Not everything in business will go to plan and turn out how you envisage it – not every decision you make will be the right one – despite your best intentions. The recent UK election is a testament to […]

Do just enough to get by. How to manage & minimise your weaknesses.


Do just enough to get by. How to manage & minimise your weaknesses.  Our weaknesses invariably drain and de-motivate us and it’s not uncommon to spend a great deal of time, resource and energy to try and overcome them. Why spend quality and precious time on things that we don’t enjoy and that may only […]

Shhh! Listen. The Quieter You Become The More You Can Hear.

Listening skills

Shhh! Listen. The quieter you become the more you can hear. 7 steps to be a great listener. Listening is one of the most powerful leadership skills we have at our disposal, yet possibly the most overlooked. The power of listening is rarely acknowledged or effectively practised. Stephen Covey writes ‘Most people do not listen […]

A Free Yet Powerful Leadership Tool. Praise.

Giving praise is a simple yet powerful leadership tool. It costs nothing and can give an immeasurable return on investment. I was, therefore, surprised to learn of a recent Harvard survey that concluded that giving negative and corrective feedback is an integral part of the remit of being a leader, however, giving positive feedback and […]

Success Breeds Success

Leadership Coaching

Successful leaders let others succeed. Success breeds success.  Click here to receive more valuable insights from Executive Leadership Coach, David Guile. The most effective leaders realise that success is not about them personally but more about the success of others and their team. Leadership is about helping others to become more successful and removing any […]

High Performance = High Potential? Think Again and Look Closer

High Potentials

Fast track development programmes for high potentials within a business are commonplace in progressive organisations. These initiatives create a strong platform for succession planning and prove an essential initiative for identifying, developing and retaining talented employees who have the potential to be leaders of the future. However, the success of these programmes relies on being […]

Reverse the way you view mentoring


It’s widely acknowledged: creating a culture of coaching and mentoring within an organisation positively influences employee engagement and retention rates. Traditionally, mentoring is a top down process. With a more experienced individual offering support, encouragement & advice to someone less senior to themselves. But is this approach becoming outdated? And limiting? Organisations might be able […]

Taking strength from your comfort zone

Comfort Zone

Many argue that you need to leave your comfort zone to become professionally fulfilled. However, there are many positives for staying in your zone. Executive Leadership Coach, David Guile, shows how you can gain strength from being in your comfort zone.

Sharing My Gold Medals With a Double Olympic Champion

Successes David Guile Executive Leadership Coach

Sharing my gold medal moments with a double Olympic champion     I was delighted to accept an invitation to present alongside Alex Gregory at a recent event in London hosted by Stanton House. Alex was part of the record-breaking rowing team and won gold at London and Rio in the coxless fours. The presentation […]

Does your thinking limit your success? How a coach can add value to you and your business

Coach David Guile Leadership
Forward looking companies are recognising that business coaching can support individuals to achieve levels of performance that may not have been possible if left to their own devices. Coaching is an enabling process. It can benefit individuals by changing the way they think especially when their thinking limits their success. It supports executives and businesses [...]

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