In order to be able to communicate successfully with others we have to develop our listening skills, truly listening to what someone is saying and understanding them is the key to effective communication. While the majority of us think we listen to what others are...
The Public Speaking Novice As a first-time public speaker, you may have a terrible fear gripping you at the very thought of standing in front of an eager crowd. Your legs shake. Your hands shiver. Your throat dries up. Your tongue gets frozen. Your mind becomes blank....
Feedback is very important in order to give the process of workplace communication process the best effect. Feedback helps to evaluate the effectiveness of our message. It helps us to understand whether the message has been communicated properly or not. If the...
Rapport building is the art of helping another person minimize their perceived difference between themself and yourself. This can be achieved by tactfully allowing the other party to see the common ground in your personality or point of view. Rapport happens at the...
The SMARTER tools have given me a way to focus and prioritise to assist me in planning for my success.
Andrew Edwards - Internet Marketing Specialist
Mark has enabled me to clarify my top ten values
I had the opportunity to work with Mark Coburn in his capacity as a Business Coach. Mark filled this role… extremely well, as he brought a broad range of experience to the table, plus his extensive skills in Project Planning and Management. What impressed me the most about Mark’s work was that he enabled me to clarify my top ten values. He challenged me in a totally supportive atmosphere enabling me to work through a number of business and life issues which means that I now have a more balanced relationship with myself, my wife and my family. I am very grateful for Mark’s proactive approach in guiding me with making distinctions and better decisions in my life. Read more “Mark has enabled me to clarify my top ten values”
Dr. John A. Hinwood Dip.P.E.(Syd), D.C. (Canada), Cert. L.C., FAIM
Powerful Practices - Gold Coast, Australia
New skills for approaching and interacting with clients
I have gained new skills on how to understand people and how to approach and interact with clients.
Peter Dellit - Property Consultant
Well structured coaching and I found myself gaining renewed motivation
Although I have been the Principal and Owner of a successful Real Estate Business for 22 years I have always… believed that ongoing education and motivation is very important both for me and my staff. I had been thinking about a professional coach for some time and was fortunate enough to meet up with Mark Coburn. Mark had a great intelligent approach, the coaching was well structured and I found myself gaining renewed motivation. I was also able to use fresh ideas for goal setting and problem solving. Mark’s successful corporate background enables him to apply consistent and sound principles into any business situation, including the real estate industry. I enjoyed several months of coaching and have invited Mark to present some of his inspirational ideas to my staff. Read more “Well structured coaching and I found myself gaining renewed motivation”
Nanette Lilley, Principal
Nanette Lilley Property Centre - Brisbane, Australia
A simpler understanding of executive business planning tools and systems
Mark has given me an insight into how I can achieve a clearer and simpler understanding of executive business planning… tools and systems. I have been able to achieve a total review of our organisation’s management Vision, Mission, Purpose, Values and Strategic Plan in a relatively short space of time. Mark has an open, honest and straight forward style that supports simple and easy to follow systems. Mark also has a quick ability to identify an area requiring improvement and supports the client to achieve that outcome for themselves. Read more “A simpler understanding of executive business planning tools and systems”
Bradley Woods, CEO
Australian Hotels Association (WA) - Perth, Australia
An easy to follow approach to goal setting
An easy to follow step-by-step approach to goal setting that has provided me with more clarity on my goals.
Providing improved mentoring to work colleagues
These communication tools have given me confidence in determining the different learning styles and personality types. They have enabled me… to provide better assistance to my work colleagues and clients in relation to negotiation and mentoring. Read more “Providing improved mentoring to work colleagues”
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