I Am Not A Sports Coach

As a coach, and someone who has had quite a bit of coaching, I am always excited when someone tells me they work with a coach. It shows that they are committed to improving themselves and their performance, and are open to learning new things.  At Credo Growth, we use what we call our Guiding […]

Mental Health: the role of organisations to improve mental wellbeing at work

Oh no, another article about Mental health! Hear me out – this is important. This topic has been at the forefront of discussion these last few years. What we have been seeing is that people have found freedom in expressing that they are not coping with the pressures of life and are experiencing varying levels […]

What’s on the back of your t-shirt?

Do you know you have more potential but aren’t sure how to unlock it? Is it the same in your team, business, and maybe even your relationships?  Does it feel like you’re just slogging away but still aren’t achieving the results or having the impact that you want? Chances are you don’t know what’s on […]

The ABC’s of Apologising: The Five Apology Languages

Have you ever apologised to someone, and it felt as though it didn’t land, or perhaps even misinterpreted, resulting in the apology not being accepted? As with most scenarios in life, there is no one size fits all – and the same goes for apologies. Luckily, Dr. Chapman and Jennifer Thomas discussed this in their […]

Sorry Not Sorry: Why you should apologise

Sorry, not sorry. Cue ‘Please forgive me’ by Bryan Adams, for some dramatic effect. Have you ever stopped to think, when last did I apologise? (If you can’t recall your last apology, you need to self-reflect, no one is perfect and right all the time. Don’t be a douche.) We sometimes avoid apologising as it […]

Work / Life balance is extinct

Think back to a time when your grandparents were in their prime. How did it look? There were no computers, no cell phones, no email, no social media. They did their jobs (including any overtime) and when they got home, they were able to switch off completely. No-one from the office was trying to email […]

7 Tips to Become a Rock Star at Active Listening

Ever feel like the person you are talking to is really not listening? This happens more often than you think. In fact, when we listen to the average speaker we’re using only 25% of our mental capacity. The remaining 75%, therefore, has the ability to let our minds wander. The problem is we often listen […]

Adding Mindfulness to Your 2021 Toolkit

Have you ever been at home or in the office working on an important project or task, and suddenly felt an overwhelming sense of anxiety? Your heart rate quickens, you lose focus or you lash out at a colleague or family member without warning. These could be signs that your stress levels need to be […]

4 day Guiding Action Facilitator Course

Are you ready to take performance to the next level in your business? 2021 is an opportunity to shift things up a gear and really focus on your team. Misalignment, disruption, and avoidance of accountability are key factors that contribute to a lack of performance and cultural inadequacies within an organisation. So imagine having a […]

Why we talk about essential skills rather than soft skills

When I typed ‘soft skills’ into Google,  the results were centered around people skills, social skills, communication skills, character or personality traits, attitudes, career attributes, social intelligence, and emotional intelligence quotients. These skills are typically described as ways to help people to “navigate their environment”; “work well with others”; “perform well”; and “achieve their goals”. […]