Sue's Blog

Blog URL:http://www.dwanandassociates.com/nucleus/index.php?blogid=1
Blog Tags:management, management training, business tips, management tips, coaching, coaching tips
Country:New Zealand
Location:Christchurch

Sue Dwan is a Personal Management Trainer and Professional Certified Coach. Her blog talks about a range of management and business issues; good business and management practices; and offers coaching tips for people responsible for coaching their staff.



Latest Blog Posts



The International Coaching Week is a time to bring the public’s attention to the value of working with a trained, qualified professional coach.  The International Coach Federation (ICF) reflects the value of professional coach training, on...

Reflections On The Dark Side was published in 1990 by Dr Robert Hogan.  In his article, he discusses the ‘bright side’ and ‘dark side’ of people’s performance. This is revealed when they pay attention to the normal...

Telling stories is part of the human condition. It is how ideas and information is conveyed to others, and it is also how we interpret and rationalise events and situations in our personal and professional lives. In our stories, we may often prese...

Julian Treasure’s talk on 5 Ways to Listen Better is a revelation. He suggests that while we spend 60% of our communication time listening, we retain only about 25% of what we hear. This percentage can be increased if we train ourselves to...

80% of what it takes to change our own behaviour is a function of our ability to self-regulate. Personal change is possible, and the key to it is to know the ‘triggers’ that set us off. If we can identify each specific trigger, we’r...

Robert Waldiner shares three core findings in the longest study on happiness: good relationships keep us happier and healthier; the quality of the close relationships are critical (they buffer us from life’s lows, difficult times, etc); and goo...

With the plethora of webinars, seminars, training programmes and workshops readily available, it’s easy to be caught up in the latest hot topic ‘must do’. Yet before committing to new seminars, programmes and workshops, it pays t...