Turquoise Thyme - Business Coaching for Clarity, Focus and Results
Bekka Prideaux is an experienced Business Coach & founder of Turquoise Thyme Coaching. Her mission is to bring you the clarity you need to help you and your business reach it's potential – and to have some fun along the way.
During my career I have had the privilege to work both with and for some amazing leaders. All have inspired me in some way – many to emulate their characteristics and some have gifted me great clarity about who I don’t want to be as a leader.
Recent debates about leadership and what makes a great leader have left me reflecting on these people who have shaped my career and approach. What was it about them that meant I would have taken any job to work for them? What was it that made me want to
Well done – you have landed that dream job! You have celebrated suitably and you are getting ready for your new adventure. For most people, the desire to make sure you do a fantastic job comes with a mix of excitement and trepidation. You are going into your new role determined that you are going to be a huge success and imagining that the business will soon wonder how on earth they managed without you.
Then as the first day approaches fast, the trepidation starts to catch up with the
My two wonderful and talented nieces (OK so I am a little biased but only a little!) are at that stage in their education where they are expected to make decisions about their careers and to choose course and collages accordingly. I remember it all too well, it seemed to be a huge decision and one, which once made, was irrevocable, so the pressure to get it right was overwhelming.
Here is thing I wish I had known then – deciding your future is not a one time thing.
With the benefit of many
It happens to us all sometimes – we have an important task to work on but suddenly everything else in the world seems far more interesting and we find ourselves in the grips of procrastination. Yes we know the deadline is looming but, right in that moment, cleaning the inside of our desk draw seems way more important!
Typically, we think of procrastination as a bad thing, something we need to overcome. And ultimately, we do need to overcome it, but sometimes procrastination is just what we
As a coach, much of the work I do with groups and individuals results in pulling together a plan and working out ways to make those plans happen. Knowing what you want to achieve and then having a robust plan to get there is a brilliant start but it is only when we add ways to systematically work the plan that we get the outcomes we are looking for. This fundamental truth applies to all plans ranging from those at organisational level to those we make for our own lives.
Given my work, it