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Good Practices Guide

The field of executive coaching is growing at a rapid and exciting pace. CFI perseveres to enhance the knowledge about emerging issues, concerns and new developments in this field hence constantly undertakes research projects to ensure this. Its research titled “The Human side of Talent management”, its good practices guides – “Enhancing Coaching Effectiveness”, “Coaching and You” and its book “Are you ready for the corner office” are worth a mention.

CFI Action Research Project


Coaching & You


Enhancing Coaching Effectiveness


Sponsors Guide to Coaching


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Capital as Punishment

2019-05-31 13:53:23 | by admin

Thanks to many years of work with entrepreneurs and PE / VC firms, I have come to witness the emotional pain that a fair number of entrepreneurs go through after…


Seven Conversations that every HR professionals must master

2019-05-31 13:52:27 | by admin

The success of HR professionals depends in good measure on the quality of their conversations with a wide range of stakeholders. Given that the heart  and soul of HR work…


Bad people and Difficult people at the top

2019-05-31 13:51:50 | by admin

Whenever I am conducting a workshop on coaching and mentoring skills for leaders within organisations, I am almost always asked this difficult question. It is almost like an objection that…


The trouble with passionate people

2019-05-31 13:51:01 | by admin

Organisations love employees who are passionate about what they do or work with passion. In fact, passion often figures as a preferred value. The reasons for this are understandable.


What counts – your ratings or stories?

2019-05-31 13:48:51 | by admin

I still remember the fascinating time I spent at the cafeteria in my first job. First, I was not even sure if it was okay to join a bunch of…


6 sure ways to kill a conversation

2019-05-31 13:47:36 | by admin

A father or mother wants to talk to their daughter or son about something important. The conversation begins and in a couple of minutes, the daughter or son walk away…