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Change – Collaborative Consultation

Gone are the days of command and control. Change doesn’t happen by simply telling (ordering) people to do something differently or to work in a different way – ‘Just do it’ is not an effective approach to organisational change and transformation. With businesses facing increasing and continuous change/uncertainty, our ability as Leaders, to navigate the […]

14 April 2021Read More
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Mind the gap

The problem  “UK productivity is still behind most other G7 countries, therefore developing a more proficient workforce is a high priority for the UK Government. This has become more pressing in the wake of COVID-19, where it’s more important now, more than ever, for organisations to maximise productivity to aid the economic recovery from the […]

10 March 2021Read More
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Opening the can of worms

I am enjoying my learning journey with Allyship. I strongly believe creating Allyship within organisations is one of the transformative changes for the 21st Century Organisation. However, this can only happen if we start to get more comfortable with having uncomfortable conversations. In my career I have typically worked in male dominated industries and, more […]

14 February 2021Read More
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Change – how you react when the warm bath turns cold…

I was thinking about reactions to change the other day. To help my reflection I used a metaphor of being in the bath (one of my favourite things to do) and how this relates to my experience of change – its a strange metaphor to use, but stick with me!! I feel it drew out […]

11 October 2020Read More
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Resilience

Being in HR, in a leadership role and putting myself out there – my resilience is tested fairly frequently. I have needed to strengthen and develop my resilience reserves to face the many and varied challenges that come my way. Its tricky being a female in senior positions in business, especially if you are working […]

13 September 2020Read More
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The journey has started…

The 1 September 2020 marked an important day for DBKT Coaching. We officially launched and what a way to launch, with an amazing team coaching session with a fantastic team and organisation.

6 September 2020Read More
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The Future of Work

My daughter tells me when she is older she is not doing what I do. She doesn’t know what she is going to do, but she knows she is not working Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm, under the control of a boss – she finds the whole concept bizarre. She also finds HR completely weird, why […]

26 July 2020Read More
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Allyship

I haven’t posted in a while as I haven’t known what to say that would be useful for people, in a world where we have a deadly virus and the senseless killing of George Floyd. Trying to make sense of the world, and the people within it, has been difficult. Furthermore, fear of the saying […]

13 June 2020Read More