In an average day, you probably have a number of opportunities to openly express yourself. Stating your preferences in simple, honest terms can help you build the life you seek. Enjoy these benefits by building your assertiveness skills and putting them into practice:...
Being quick to judge is a common mistake we all make. Although we do this for a variety of reasons, it can cause challenges for ourselves and others. A lot of this happens because of the ways in which our brain operates. Some of it is simply a non-productive habit....
You may get called upon to lead meetings as part of your job or volunteer activities. Make them pleasant and productive by learning how to help people stick to the agenda and feel engaged. These guidelines and coping techniques for tricky situations that may occur...
Some of us find it easy to make decisions while others tend to procrastinate a lot when it comes to making decisions – particularly if they are important ones that could alter the pathway of our life. When making decisions in life changing situations it can be...
By David Wood Have you ever felt unsure of yourself as a coach? Scared that you might not have an answer for someone? Worried you’ll give the wrong advice? Concerned they’ll think you’re a fraud? The biggest difference I seem to make with the new coaches I mentor is...
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
Confidently building relationships with new clients
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”
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.
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
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
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
Assisting planning for my success
The SMARTER tools have given me a way to focus and prioritise to assist me in planning for my success.