Addictive thinking is a way of thinking that says it is OK to use repeatedly self-sabotaging thinking, emotional or behavioural patterns.
Coaching is partnering with clients in a thought provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximise their personal and professional potential.
Executive development is a set of activities aimed at developing the skills and competencies of those that (will) have executive positions in organisations. While "manager" and "leader" are often used interchangeably, "executive" is commonly used to signify the top 5% of the organisation. While it is typical to find for organisations that have dedicated corporate training & development people and processes, it is not always the case that an organisation will have a dedicated executive development team. In their organisations executive development is handled by the larger corporate training group, and in other scenarios there is no executive development activity to speak of.
Executive search (informally headhunting) is a specialised recruitment service used to source candidates for senior, executive or other highly specialised positions in organisations. The method usually involves commissioning a third-party organization or consultant to research the availability of suitable candidates working for competitors or related businesses. Having identified possible recruits that match the clients requirements, the executive consultant may act as an intermediate whether the individual might be interested in moving to a new employer and also carry out initial screening of the candidate, negotiations on remuneration and the employment contract.
Mentorship is a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced person. However, true mentoring is more than just answering to occasional questions or providing as hoc help. It is about an ongoing relationship of learning, dialogue and challenge.
Mentoring in Europe has existed since at least Ancient Greek times. Since 1970s it has spread in the USA mainly in training context and it has been described as "an innovation in American management"
NLP is the study of the structure of subjective experience. It was specifically created to allow individuals to grow new ways of understanding how conscious and unconscious messages affect the human brain.
Organisational Psychology is the scientific study of employees, workplaces and organisations.
Professional branding is the process of creating an image for yourself as a professional through clearly defined tactics.
Recruitment refers to the process of attracting, screening, selecting and on boarding a qualified person for a job.
Depending on the size and culture of the organisation, recruitment may be undertaken in-house by manager, human resources generalists and/or recruitment specialists. Alternatively, parts of the process may be undertaken by employment agencies or specialist search consultancies.
Role disputes are situations in which the client and an important person in the client's life have different expectations about their relationship. An example is a manager who expects his subordinate to take care of the new arrived colleague. The subordinate, on the other hand, may expect the leader to manage the socialisation of the new comer on his own.
Role transitions are life changes that may require different behaviour or modifications in one or more close relationships. Eg. Career change, birth of a child, illness, leaving home, divorce)
Transitions might come across as chaos or free falling but, with proper professional support, they are a great opportunity of personal and professional growth.