Giving Negative Feedback

Every now and then, we coaches have that ONE conversation that defines why we do what we do. That happened today. Today, I had the privilege of co-creating a new approach to ‘Giving Negative Feedback,’ a topic many people find challenging. What is challenging about giving negative feedback? It’s unpleasant, unpredictable and something many of … Continue reading Giving Negative Feedback

Empathy and Compassion

Whether you are an individual contributor or a manager, practicing empathy, compassion and self-compassion is a good idea during stressful times. It seems to me that all of us are experiencing a raised level of underlying stress and uncertainty right now making us all the closer to anger and frustration. Demonstrating empathy can be a … Continue reading Empathy and Compassion

On the art of being assertive

How we communicate in any number of work and personal situations is an important aspect of how successful we are in our communication. It won’t come as a surprise to you that some people are introverted, quiet and hesitate to express their opinions in a group setting. Others can be domineering, aggressive and have a … Continue reading On the art of being assertive

Getting Along With Others

Negotiation skills are skills many of us need regularly at the same time as we find it difficult to use them when needed. Negotiation skills are useful in pretty much all aspects of life – contract negotiations, salary negotiations, project planning, parenting, family vacation planning and everything in-between. Negotiations skills can be used just in … Continue reading Getting Along With Others

Executive Presence

One enormously positive benefit of having a global network of both clients and colleagues is the chance to plug-in to the trending leadership and discussion topics around the world. One topic that has surfaced recently is that of Executive Presence. Definitely not a new topic, but one that has been of interest lately in my … Continue reading Executive Presence

Re-inventing Ashoka Germany

Last Fall when I attended the Agile Transformation Leadership course, I was introduced to the 'Teal' organization. I later read the book Re-Inventing Organizations (Laloux) trying to get a better grasp of the rainbow of organization types. Funnily, I kept thinking of my work with Ashoka Thailand and was wondering if they were a good … Continue reading Re-inventing Ashoka Germany

Change.

Catherine/MindKatalysts partners with individuals to work towards sustainable change and a shift in mindset. Catherine will provide you with a safe place to bring up what is most important to you and you will benefit from many years of leadership experience. We will create a bespoke coaching program suited to your needs. Book an initial … Continue reading Change.