Our Coaching Articles

Below are various articles written by / about our Business Coaches which may be of interest to you.

If any of these articles appeal to you and you’d like further information or want to meet one of our Business Coaches please contact us

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The Guardian - Face Facts, Women have Different Development Needs at Work

Dominic was asked by The Guardian to explain why we should face up to our differences and cater to them to secure gender equality in the workplace.

Written by Dominic Ashley-Timms



The Guardian - The Secret to... Surviving the Recession

Laura was asked by The Guardian to offer some tips in their regular 'The Secret To...' column on ensuring business start-up success.

Written by Anna Tims interviewing Laura Ashley-Timms



Start Your Business Magazine

Laura was invited to be an 'Expert' in the 'Ask the Experts' section of the December issue of Start your Business magazine

Laura Ashley-Timms answered Question 2


Laura was asked by Business Sense (the NatWest and RBS business customers magazine) to be the 'expert' and provide a day's coaching at a NatWest business for their regular Business Bootcamp feature.


The 7 Reasons why ALL Business Owners should Consider Business Coaching

An honest look at the reasons why any Business Owner or MD should consider working with a Business Coach

Written by Dominic Ashley-Timms, Managing Director


I'm a Time Thief

You are the only one who can stop thieves stealing your time.  Learn the rules and stop them now!

Written by Pete Mackechnie, Business Coach


Are you Mr Half Full or Mr Half Empty?
Read on and be amazed at the impact your attitude can have.

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching,
for Total Licensing


How to be more Effective and improve your Time Management by learning to delegate

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching,
for Total Licensing


Without knowing the reason for doing, or not doing something then whatever you do may, or may not, get you to where you want to get to, that is, if you actually know where it is you want to get to! Understand the WHY cascade technique and get to where you're going faster.

Written by Pete Mackechnie, Business Coach


An excerpt from the book ‘1-Q in Business’. There is only ever one question: Is what I am doing right now taking me closer or further away from my ultimate goal?

Written by Martin Goodyer, Business Coach


A short and challenging article that questions following the industry “norms”.

Written by Peter Mackechnie, Business Coach


10 Tips to Successful Communication
Ideas to improve your Communication with your Team

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching,
for Total Licensing


There is no way around it – you are what you believe and what you believe dictates your behaviour. Words we use can show what our beliefs are, which form part of the impression people have of us – what do you want that impression to be?

Written by Pete Mackechnie, Business Coach


4 Steps to Greatness

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


4 Considerations for the launch
How to cope with Overwhelm

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


4 Tips to Delight your Customers

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


4 strategies to move forward Stagnant Goals
Ideas to avoid getting distracted

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


A look at the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


Top Tips for Time Management
Learning to say NO

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


An evaluation of your Goals, past performances and future Actions,
Keeping Motivated and the Smile Factory

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


Strategies to improve performance
Asking for Help… Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


Understanding your Values and the Decision Matrix
Reward Strategies

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


Getting you to Focus and Take Action
Creating Anchors for Feeling Great

Written by Laura Ashley-Timms, Director of Business Coaching, for Total Licensing


Something to think about

"I never cease to be amazed at the power of the coaching process to draw out the skills or talent that was previously hidden within an individual, and which invariably finds a way to solve a problem previously thought unsolvable."
John Russell, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson Europe Ltd.

“Recent studies show business coaching and executive coaching to be the most effective means for achieving sustainable growth, change and development in the individual, group and organisation.”
HR Monthly