One of our recent guest speakers at Praesta, Judith Glaser, author of Conversational Intelligence, recently tweeted a link to a Washington Post article on what Google have discovered about their most successful hires. Read More
The power and the importance of trust: Judith E. Glaser
Late last year we had the privilege of sharing a conversation with Judith E. Glaser, author and organisational anthropologist who spent 35 years working with neuroscientific research about how our brains work when we are in conversation with each other. Her work is termed ‘Conversational Intelligence’®. In 2016 it was selected by Forbes as one of the top trends in business, and in 2017 Microsoft identified it as a ‘century game changer’. Read More
How Will You Measure Your Life?
For the past couple of years we, at Praesta, have posted a methodology for thinking through and planning a new year (ref Creating 2018) and in contemplating this for myself, I am drawn to Clayton Christensen’s article in the July 2010 edition of the Harvard Business Review entitled: “How will you measure your life?” Christensen is a teacher at Harvard’s Business School and author of “The Innovator’s Dilemma”. Read More
Sometimes by Sheenagh Pugh
Sometimes things don’t go, after all,
from bad to worse. Some years, muscadel
Faces down frost; green thrives; the crops don’t fail;
Sometimes a man aims high, and all goes well.
Praesta International Conference, November 2017
Executive Coaches attending Praesta International Conference, London on 16th and 17th November 2017.
Praesta Coaches represented UK, Spain, France, Germany, Hungary, Singapore and Ireland.
Listening & Leadership
"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk." Doug Larson
As Executive Coaches we frequently find ourselves working with our clients on the art of Listening. Listening is the foundation of meaningful relationships, and meaningful relationships form the cornerstone of business success. Read More