Archive | November, 2016

More Natural Talent on Display

More Natural Talent on Display There was another exciting game and victory for the Newport Gwent Dragons against Edinburgh this afternoon.  Again their Natural Talent and young talent was on display with tries from Carl Myer and Angus O’Brien, and one for the experienced prop, Sam Hobbs.  It was a great team effort and a […]

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Women In Business

Women in Business It was a real pleasure to meet Baroness Karren Brady today at Bristol Sport’s Big Breakfast at Ashton Gate.  Lady Brady is one of the best known women in business, having taken over Birmingham City Football Club at the age of 23, being made a life peer, and appearing on the BBC’s […]

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Great Teamwork

Great Teamwork Wales Under 20’s star, Harri Keddie, and Natural Talent sponsored number 8, Ed Jackson, in action. It was worth braving the rain and cold to witness an exciting display of Natural Talent at Rodney Parade last night with Newport Gwent Dragons beating the Scarlets 36 – 21 in the Anglo-Welsh cup.  There were […]

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Effective Time Management

Effective Time Management Increasingly one of the areas requiring regular development during our Executive or Performance Coaching Sessions is how to manage time more effectively.  At this time of year, as the ‘silly season’ approaches, with people juggling work, present-buying, parties and preparations for family gatherings, the pressures on time become even more evident. One […]

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Online Learning

Jill Maidment of Natural Talent has been asked to work with the Hong Kong based technology company, Pathship, as one of their online global experts, mentors and writers. Pathship leverages advances in artificial intelligence and neuroscience to provide a web-based learning portal to individuals and companies across the globe.  It enables effective skills and knowledge […]

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‘Embrace the Change!’

Embrace the Change! ‘The World has changed forever!’ ‘The World has gone mad!’  ‘It’s the End of the World!’   I received these comments via email and text this morning when it was announced that unexpectedly Donald Trump is to become the 45th President of the USA.  I had to metaphorically tear up the piece I […]

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Executive Coaching Sessions

Executive Coaching Sessions It’s important to select the right environment for Executive Coaching Sessions and on a cold November’s day you can’t beat the real fire at Ston Easton Park. The location for an Executive Coaching Session should be similar to that of an Interview or 1:1, i.e. a confidential, safe environment with no interruptions […]

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How to be a good Leader

How to be a good Leader Following on from my last piece ‘What makes a good Leader?’ I’ve been contacted by a number of business leaders with specific questions about the ‘HOW’ of being a good leader, so here are our responses: How can you maintain extreme focus as a leader, especially in a VUCA […]

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Developing Young Talent

Developing Young Talent It was great to see the Natural Talent of the Newport Gwent Dragons on display in their win against Pro 12 Champions Connacht, with young flying wing, Ashton Hewitt, now the fastest player in Wales, scoring 2 tries and young fly half, Angus O’ Brien, dropping 2 goals in a good team […]

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