Notion Blog and News

Laura Ashley-Timms and other members of the team at Notion share their insights, thoughts, views and ideas with you about coaching, engagement, improving performance and creating dynamic cultures at work... as well as any great ideas they come across of best practise in the business world.. Enjoy!

From Murray to McIlroy and Mo to Messi

From Murray to McIlroy and Mo to Messi

After a summer of fantastic sporting achievement, I asked my colleague Bill Sanderson to write an article highlighting what we can all learn from athlete's successes.

Why are Coaches so Coy about ROI?

Why are Coaches so Coy about ROI?

I just love this: "I don’t think ROI is ever going to be able to measure the true success of coaching, so we assess the value with qualitative data.” 

If I'd have been there I'd have said: "Erm, why not?”

Unlike our Olympians Coaching has Run to Fat

Unlike our Olympians Coaching has Run to Fat

As we bask in the glow from our record Olympic medal tally, just think of the years of preparation our athletes put in, developing their muscles, honing their techniques and tuning their minds so they could be on peak form in their moments of truth.

Hiring Graduates How To Wean Out Time wasters

Hiring Graduates How To Wean Out Time wasters

As the academic year draws to a close and thousands of graduates join the job market, I asked one of my colleagues to write a short article on the do's and don'ts when it comes to hiring graduates.

ROI Guaranteed Effecting Transformation and Sustaining Change with Coaching

ROI Guaranteed Effecting Transformation and Sustaining Change with Coaching

Is coaching a secret weapon which guarantees performance improvements? If it is, as we can prove it is, why do so many corporate boards still think of it as an indulgence, and not a commercial necessity?

To Be or Not To Be the Very Best

To Be or Not To Be the Very Best

A little creative visualisation can go a long way. Taking a moment to step back and re-think the situation can be hugely beneficial, enabling you to identify where you may be failing as a director.