After an excellent group session at CCHQ yesterday, I can thoroughly recommend Janice Lavery to candidates: Janice combines her professional expertise as a mentor and executive coach in the corporate sector with her insight and knowledge of the Conservative Party, to help parliamentary candidates maximise their potential to secure more interviews and deliver a confident and memorable performance at every stage of the selection process. via Janice Lavery.
Tags: Candidates, Coaching, Conservatives, Janice Lavery
This morning, I coached two drivers via ClubDriving. We began with a demonstration in my car, followed by about 90 minutes each in a Mazda RX-8 and a Honda Civic. Both drivers were well-qualified — IAM senior observer and RoSPA Gold — and their drives were excellent. All of us found details to improve in the endless struggle to be ever more safe, systematic and smooth. The RX-8 is a superb car: taught, sporty and comfortable. The power from the […]
Tags: Coaching, Driving, Transport
Some footage from 45 minutes of tunnel time at Bodyflight yesterday with Chris Shaw of Skyskills and Mark Ryall. In places, it’s quite funny: My objectives were: To achieve a slower neutral fall rate. To learn the discipline of stopping to take grips. To move more crisply. We achieved these. As you can see, I still have far to go, but we’re getting there. Chris is a great coach and I highly recommend him.
Tags: Bodyflight, Coaching, Skydiving, Skyskills
During a good session coaching advanced driving this Saturday, I was reminded how useful driving can be in developing a different approach to doing anything well. We concentrated on personal state management, which ties in with Don Palmers’ Driving Handbook: At the core level you manage your personal state – that is, your physical, mental and emotional state. Being in a fit state to drive is fundamental to effective driving. No amount of knowledge or skill will allow you to […]
Tags: Coaching, Driving, Road Safety