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How to stop Firefighting to deliver the Business Strategy

How to stop Firefighting to deliver the Business Strategy Frequently during Natural Talent’s Executive Coaching Programmes we are asked to assist senior managers in developing and implementing the strategic vision or business plan, whilst they attempt to escape ‘firefighting’ mode. In previous posts we have identified the 10 tips to managing a heavy workload and […]

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Enjoy Autumn

Enjoy Autumn! No, it’s not a Japenese garden in the mist, it’s one of the views from the Natural Talent office in Wales this morning. A lot of people are already moaning that it’s cold, the nights are drawing in, Winter is almost here.  But they are failing to see the positives about the changing […]

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Scrum V at Croesyceiliog RFC

Scrum V at Croesyceiliog RFC There was a warm and lively welcome at Croesyceiliog RFC this evening for Scrum V live with Ross Harries, Sean Holley and Eddie Butler.  There was the usual expert analysis of the weekends Rugby and it was good to hear from Dragons Chairman, David Buttress, CEO, Stuart Davies, and Dragons […]

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What Motivates Your Team Members?

What Motivates your Team Members?   The war for talent is intensifying post Brexit with head hunters actively trying to poach your top talent on a daily basis.  Considering the statistics, that only 15% of employees describe themselves as ‘highly motivated’ and over 30% actively looking to leave their roles, you can understand why it […]

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Dragons Supporters Club Event

Dragons Supporters Club Event A big thank you to Brad Hayward of Dragons Official Supporters Club for organising the first Wednesday evening event at Rodney Parade sponsored by Worthingtons in aid of the Matt Hampson Foundation. And thanks to Sean Holley, who did a great job as always as MC, facilitating the Q and A […]

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How we devised the Rules For Life

How we devised the Rules for Life Many of you have been asking how we came up with the 10 Rules For Life and why these ones in particular, so the guys are happy for me to share how and why: I had met the sportsmen individually on a few occasions, then they suggested meeting […]

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10 Rules for Life

10 Rules for Life Recently I’ve been providing pro bono Career Coaching and Mentoring for some ex-professional sportsmen, who unfortunately have had to retire from their sport at a relatively early age.  Despite having to give up on their personal goals they are very accepting of the need to adapt and are positively embracing the […]

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