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Useful Articles on Coaching, Leadership, Depression and Anxiety

Useful Articles

Who Am I?

The origin of identity comes from the late Latin word ‘indentitas’, which means repeatedly, again and again. The synonyms are individuality, personality, distinctiveness and uniqueness. How do these definitions and explanations of identity relate to you and how do they determine who you are? Another question might be, ‘Where does your identity come from and does it come before or after my character and personality have been developed by events and situations’. Read the full story - Who Am I?

Are you an influential leader?

Your ability to influence others at work, at home and in your community determines the degree of your leadership qualities. The ability to influence is a great tool that can be further strengthened and refined. It requires an understanding of where your power lies and to what degree it matches the situation. After knowing about the source of your power, you can maximise its use more effectively and in the most appropriate way. This will in turn enhance the scope of your influence as a leader. Read the full story - Are you an influential leader?

Hone your Leadership Skills to Lead in your Organisation

A leader can efficiently express his confidence, assertiveness and his sense of responsibility. There is a unique personality profile for natural born leader. It comprises a set of instinctive characteristics that can be studied and learned by those who feel they are inadequate in a leadership position. Examining these leadership traits will bring you closer to fully understanding what it takes to be successful at that position. Read the full story - Hone your Leadership Skills to Lead in your Organisation

Traits of Effective Leaders

A leader can efficiently express his confidence, assertiveness and his sense of responsibility. There is a unique personality profile for natural born leader. It comprises a set of instinctive characteristics that can be studied and learned by those who feel they are inadequate in a leadership position. Examining these leadership traits will bring you closer to fully understanding what it takes to be successful at that position. Read the full story - Traits of Effective Leaders

Significant Leaders

A leader is someone who has a vision; he has a dream and the passion to pursue it. With his effective analytical skills, decision-making ability and a go-getter attitude, he easily influences others to follow him willingly. The leaders are nurtured through a never ending process of self-study, education, training and experience. He possesses virtues like dedication, integrity, fairness and open mindedness to greet new ideas, thinks out-of- the box and takes initiatives for innovating. Read the full story - Significant Leaders

Key Leadership Challenges - 3 Part Series

Whatever way you look at it, leadership effects organizational performance, either positively or negatively and this statement is borne out by the plethora of research that has been carried out over time. However, thus far, this research has failed to accurately identify how leadership directly engages with employee participation in the organization, which ultimately is the key driver of real performance. Read the 3 part series - Key Leadership Challenges

12 Ways to Combat Depression

We all have mental health just as we all have physical health. We all know about how to keep ourselves in good physical shape, some people do this well and others not so well. But do we all know how to keep ourselves in good mental shape? . Read the full story - 12 Ways To Combat Depression

Why You Need a Coach

Professional coaches provide an ongoing partnership designed to help clients produce fulfilling results in their personal and professional lives. Coaches help people improve their mental health, performance and enhance the quality of their lives and the lives of those around them. Read the full story - why you need a coach

Depression at Work in the Uk

A coach can help with mental wellbeing and there is evidence that suggests that there are simple steps people can take to protect and maintain their mental well-being. The coach can help by assisting people to make healthy choices - and making sure they can take advantage of them, such as... - Read the full story - Depression at Work in the Uk

The Road to Recovery

The recovery approach to anxiety and depression emphasises opportunities for the return of a person's quality of life and positive identity. In this case, recovery does not mean that sufferers are free of symptom, but that they create the ability to live well in the presence or absence of their anxiety and/or depression. Read the full story - Depression and Anxiety, the Road to Recovery

Workers Hide Depression from Bosses

Most employees with depression think revealing their condition to colleagues could have a detrimental impact on their working life, a survey showed today. Read the full story - Hiding Depression in the Workplace

Language and positioning

Language and positioning Experience drawn from a number of organisations shows that the language and positioning of stress management and mental well-being programmes are important factors for employers to consider. Read the full story - Language and Positioning of Stress Management and Mental Well-Being