May 26, 2022

The digital now

The digital now

According to Brian Kropp and Emily Rose McRae in their article “11 Trends that Will Shape Work in 2022 and Beyond”, one fact became clear by the close of 2021: the disruption of the status quo due to the pandemic and the far-reaching shifts in the global workforce would be a lasting one. Employees themselves…

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June 8, 2021

Why an internal coaching capability is essential if your business is to succeed

A coach’s role is to bring out the best in others helping them to discover and harness their potential and equip them with tools and strategies to make agility to work. Organisational agility needs skilled agile coaches to establish cross-functional teams, agile leadership, and to transform organisational structures and culture. By developing an internal coaching…

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January 26, 2021

Change. Chapter One. By Simon Powers

“When the rain falls, it won’t fall on one man’s house” — Bob Marley Why read this book? “He who has a ‘why’ to live for, can bear almost any how.” Friedrich Nietzsche On a cold September night in 2014, I lay in bed and listened to the wind blowing through the forest trees. It…

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October 18, 2020

A guide to organisational coaching styles

The need As projects get more complex and require larger numbers of people to work on them, and as innovation continues to be paramount in all product and service development, the need for different personalities to collaborate and produce real results is higher now than ever before. Demanding that people work together and deliver innovative…

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April 28, 2020

5 Essential Tips for Successfully Leading Your Organisation During the Coronavirus Lockdown

AWA is helping its clients navigate their path through the current lockdown and these are our top tips for senior leaders who are doing the same elsewhere. Tip 1: Make sure the senior leadership team is aligned on what the new goals are for this next quarter and for the year given the current disruptions….

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February 28, 2020

Defining the Discipline of Enterprise Coaching for Agility

Join us along with ICAgile for this Expert Panel on the competencies behind Enterprise Coaching for Agility Since 2018 Simon Powers along with an incredibly dedicated and experienced team of 5 leaders Michael Madore, Kevin Callahan, Michael Spayd, Marsha Acker and Shannon Ewan, have been working hard to define the ICAgile Expert Gate for Enterprise…

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February 7, 2020

Why Getting Work Out Faster Requires Upskilling of Middle Management

AWA Coaching for Managers

Customers can be a fickle bunch, but there is no better indicator of a successful business than measuring the number of repeat customers. The challenge all businesses must face is that the speed that customers demand products is increasing whilst at the same time products and services are more complex. Organisations must deliver more complexity…

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December 29, 2019

A Brief Explanation of the Integral Quadrant Model

Integral Model

Another model for the Coach tool kit or just in general life. This model can be used to make sure that you are covering a subject from the 4 different viewpoints to better understand it and provide better coverage. Often when a conflict occurs between two usually rational people, it is because they are arguing…

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December 4, 2019

How to Get Ready to Help your Company Prepare for the Challenges of Today & Tomorrow

The real shift in an organisation’s ability to respond to market demands in an agile way starts with its leaders. However the type of leadership that is needed today is very different to what was needed in the past. The main difference being that the traditional approach to leadership development is outdated and isn’t sufficient…

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November 13, 2019

#DramaFree Tools for Agile Coaches with Marian Way

We are proud to present this interactive workshop with Marian Way, an internationally-recognised expert in and trainer of Clean Language, this November in London. An interactive workshop designed to help you to identify drama and contempt in yourself and in others. Once identified, Marian will provide tools to help you to understand and unpack your…

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