Coaching is a buzz-word that is used broadly. It can relate to many different types of coaching experiences which seem to confuse people about the definition of coaching. In this blog I share my definition of coaching for practitioners in the Early Intervention space.
As a human being have you ever tried to change something about the way you naturally react or engage with others? It’s no easy feat. Success will depend on how far you are prepared to go in order to succeed. In my latest blog I share 6 steps to achieving sustainable change.
Do you suffer from a FEAR OF MISSING OUT (FoMO) that in fact causes you to miss out? What are you afraid you will miss? Find out how it trapped me at my own game and the effects.
Do we have to accept ourselves just as is, or can we change the way we are? How do you become aware of your default way of behaving right at the moment it is happening? In my latest blog I share 8 steps to help you change your instantaneous reaction so that you are more open to influence in a positive and targeted way. With repetition, we can change the way our brain is wired.
In this month’s blog, I wanted to share with you about the personal reflection moments I experience every time I am asked, “tell me Jacqui, what do you do?” When I explain that I am an Occupational Therapist and Workplace Culture Coach and trainer I am sometimes met with a look of confusion. The best way to explain this is to explore how my Occupational Therapy experience brings a fresh and unique perspective and is a key enabler for improving your workplace culture.
Have you ever encountered a situation where one of your employees is struggling and is so focused on their issues that their performance and productivity is simply suboptimal? What if their intention is to be committed but they have lost their mojo? In my latest blog, I share how I would do things differently.
As I go about my business of coaching and training practitioners and leaders in the Disability space, I find myself standing back and observing the big picture impact of the NDIS.
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The past few weeks have been intense. A family I have been supporting as an Occupational Therapist and coach over the past 5 years, has been tragically robbed of their husband and father as a result of depression. This experience is sitting with me, constantly reminding me to focus on the things that really matter. In my latest blog I share how to shift our experience of pain to something that really matters in the now.
You’re probably familiar with the term ‘Feed a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a life time’. Sometimes life gets really tough, people need help and they just need to be given the fish. I recently volunteered in the Magic Moments Foundation Youth Leadership and Business Summit camp to empower and build tomorrow’s leaders.
In my 27 years practice as an Occupational Therapist and in my role coaching and training others with my Coach Approach Program and Workplace Culture Programs, coaching has become so much more to me than just a strategy or an interaction style. Coaching has become a way of thinking, doing and being.
During a recent swimming training session, I had the opportunity to focus my coaching practices inward. I became an observer of my thoughts, listening to my silent words as I watched myself decide that it was time to achieve my goal and master tumble turns!
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