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Roffey Park announces the appointment of a new Chief Executive

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July 24th, 2018

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Alison Ritchie and the Board of Trustees are delighted to announce that the Board have recruited a new Chief Executive for Roffey Park who will start on 1 August 2018. Robert Coles is Founder and Director of the Centre for Alternative Leadership and Management.  He has had a distinguished career in Learning and Development; Executive […]

Executive and Leadership Coaching – what next?

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July 10th, 2018

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Executive and leadership coaching is a big business with an estimated value of $2billion globally and it is continuing to grow rapidly.  Research from the International Coach Federation (ICF) suggests that the number of worldwide coaches has grown from 47,500 in 2012 to 53,300 in 2016 with the addition of approximately 1,500 coaches per year […]

Leadership Book of the Month: The Outward Mindset

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June 29th, 2018

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As a leader there is endless debate about what you need to do, change or be in order for your leadership to be more effective and impactful. Your mindset has an integral role in your personal growth and the growth of those around you either at home or within the teams you lead at work. […]

What are facilitation skills and how do you facilitate?

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June 20th, 2018

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Have you ever had that feeling when you are sitting in a room for hours, spending time away from “your real job” without actually achieving anything concrete? Enter facilitation. Facilitation has evolved into a distinct discipline which is used at every level in organisations, to help people in meetings to reach a decision, resolve an […]

What is influence and what are influencing skills?

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June 19th, 2018

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As organisational hierarchies and layers diminish, developing personal effectiveness and influencing skills is essential in today’s workplace. Success and outcomes can only be achieved through, with and from others.  Being able to influence without formal authority is an essential skill, and we cannot do this without confidence, clarity of purpose and the communication skills to […]