My Own Experience with Personal Effectiveness Coaching

My Own Experience with Personal Effectiveness Coaching

When I was younger I played a lot of sport. Over the years I was fortunate enough to have some amazing coaches who made me a better player, equipped me with the knowledge I needed to keep improving, and instilled habits that have lasted a lifetime. So why don’t we make better use of coaches in our careers and personal lives?

Six ways to make your day more productive

Six ways to make your day more productive

The formula for productivity is simple – total output divided by total input. Sounds simple, but in practice it can be difficult to stay focused and get things done. Now is the perfect time to focus on daily habits that will increase your productivity in the work place. Here we outline six ways to stay focused and make your day more productive.

How best to handle your performance review in six easy steps

How best to handle your performance review in six easy steps

For most, an annual performance review fills us with trepidation. However, don’t let this opportunity go to waste. With the correct preparation, you can steer it to your advantage.

How do I know if my stock is going up?

How do I know if my stock is going up?

Given the short time frame of many contracting jobs, we rarely pause to take stock of our existing skills to assess which ones are our strongest and which ones we need to develop in order to move up the career ladder. At Potentia, we believe continuous self-assessment will help you to take the next step in your career so we have put together some top tips to assist you.

Better to Know Where You're Headed or Make the Most of Now?

Better to Know Where You're Headed or Make the Most of Now?

Where will you be five years from now? Any idea or waiting to see where the winds of change land you? The five-year plan used to be “plan de jour” everyone had one, though it seems to have fallen a little out of favour of late. But, is there still merit in having a view of where you’re headed or does it restrict your choices and pre-determine the outcome?

The Cycle of Employment

The Cycle of Employment

When it comes to careers, each and every one of us tread a different path. While the start may be similar for some, no two people share the same employment history, skills training, lessons learnt, project or client exposure. But, interestingly, while the outcomes are individualised, we all tend to follow a similar cycle through our employment with an organisation and the search for the next opportunity. And what drives this is satisfaction; of fit, growth, opportunities and happiness. How satisfied we are results in our staying or seeking.

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