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Month: February 2010

What is the best way to avoid participation in the personal development courses employers send you on?

What is the best way to avoid participation in the personal development courses employers send you on?

I can’t stand these god damn courses. My employer regularly sends employees on personal deveopment courses (soft skills, communication, interpersonal etc.) I’m on a graduate programme so there is no way I can get out of attending them. But I just can’t get involved in a bunch of people in suits doing dumb activities and “teambuilding” etc. I’m perfectly capable of communicating effectively on the job. But I’m also an introvert and consequently find it difficult to get involved in…

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Thinking Positive does it really work?

Thinking Positive does it really work?

I heard if you think positive and believe that everything is going to work out for the best you can become successful because thinking positive makes you more self confident true or false? Truee!!! Even if you fail at something at least you know that you kept a positive attitude!! 🙂 Okay i have to add… sometimes one might go crazy or mental from being positive wayy too much… Like if they keep their hopes up high for something that…

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Setting up a coaching Business?

Setting up a coaching Business?

I have just got my level 1 FA coaching badge, this allowing me to coach up to the age of 18. And I am really intrested in coaching kids but I dont knw where to start. I was thinking that I should go into schools first and then set my own coaching up on a saturday morning. What do you think?????? We need to know what are your long term goals. Are you talking about development coaching (ie:teaching young kids…

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Out of all the Life coaching accreditations, which one is the best (NLP, ICF, CPCC etc)?

Out of all the Life coaching accreditations, which one is the best (NLP, ICF, CPCC etc)?

I want to be a life coach but I am a lawyer and know nothing about psychology except for a few books I have read. I want to become a good life coach. Doing a psychology degree first would have been my best option but I am 37 and need to work. Is it still worth doing a psychology degree first? It makes absolutely no difference whatsoever, which type of “accreditation” you pursue, because “life coaching” is not state regulated….

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Where does motivation come from? How do you get motivated to work or to do what ever?

Where does motivation come from? How do you get motivated to work or to do what ever?

I am doing a project in my psychology class and I have to figure out where motivation comes from. I have to figure out where motivation comes from in the work place. Does one get motivated by pay increases etc, or does motivmotivation come from other factors such as personal goals that one has set for ones self. What motivates you? Please let me know what you think and why. Well there are two types of motivation, extrinsic motivation, and…

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What is the initial motivation behind writting all in capitals?

What is the initial motivation behind writting all in capitals?

I know that it sounds like shouting. I know that for some it’s trolling. I know maybe someone wants to make a point. But what is the initial motivation, the brain influence to writting in capitals? Someone attributed it to autism, someone said it’s a trend on the internet. Those who are compelled to write in all capitals, what do you have to say about your personal preference to do so? What motivates you to prefer capitals? frustration. it is…

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Produce a personal development plan covering your first three months as a first line manager?

Produce a personal development plan covering your first three months as a first line manager?

Produce a personal development plan covering your first three months as a first line manager.The plan and any accompanying narrative should show: (a) When and how you will indentify your own training needs. (b) What you will do to meet those needs. (c) Target dates for completion. (d) When and how you will agree the plan with your manager. How will this benefit you ? If you are a first line manager are you having problems compiling your own? It’s…

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how to set up your own tennis coaching business?

how to set up your own tennis coaching business?

In a nutshell… The hardest part of the business is finding clients. Start off teaching at a club. You normally start out helping out with junior lessons and adult drill sessions. You won’t make much money doing this (probably just an hourly salary), but you will need to do this to be able to bring in clients for private lessons (where you make more money) and to build up your book of business. You will basically be working on commission….

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