Anne Ward

Influencing Ourselves Through Self-Leadership

Leadership is about exercising influence to achieve an outcome.  Leadership involves a realistic self-confidence, good self-management, personal flexibility and being able to relate to people well. Research has consistently showed that good leadership impacts the bottom line, enabling innovation, learning, and employee engagement. Large organizations spend lots of money on leadership – resources not generally

Finding the Right Coach

Coaching can enhance personal performance. One of the reasons that coaching works is that adults learn best when they work on real life issues, combining existing know-how with new skills and insight to address opportunities and challenges that impact personal and business success.

About Clinical Hypnosis

Humans have the capacity to become deeply absorbed in their experience. For example many people can relate to the experience of “highway trance”, or of losing track of time from being deeply absorbed in an enjoyable activity or relationship. Hypnosis utilises this ability in a therapeutic way that enables a person to experience situations and

Understanding Anxiety

Anxiety is an inbuilt response to perceived threat or danger. People may experience anxiety as they attempt to deal with new or difficult situations. Anxiety becomes a problem when it stops you from taking effective action where needed.

Understanding Depression

Depression is not the normal everyday mood fluctuations of feeling ‘down’ or ‘fed up’. Depression lasts longer than sadness and disappointment and there are often feelings of helplessness, hopelessness and indecisiveness.

Managing People Through Change

Increased competitive pressures continue to accelerate the pace of change. Change can be significant stressor in organisational life, as people make the transition from a known past to an uncertain future.

Emotional Intelligence

Many people first came across the term Emotional Intelligence or EQ when Daniel Goleman published his book on the subject. The term was actually coined by Harvard researchers John Mayer and Peter Salovey, to describe a set of abilities used in problem solving – not solving mathematical equation-type problems, but everyday problems that are part of living.