Posts tagged ‘coaching’

Keeping the MD Fresh

How many senior leaders do you know who ‘complain’ about not having enough time, or working at evenings and weekends?  Recently I ran a team development workshop for a client, where the MD rarely complains about anything – that’s an inspiration in itself.

However, it took me by surprise when their team was concerned about the MD’s evening and weekend working, and could clearly see the risk to the business that could pose. (more…)


November 4, 2009 at 6:27 pm Leave a comment

Back to Basics

Isn’t life weird – I’ve pondered over the subject of my first blog entry, thinking it would come from my work life of motivation and executive coaching.  And I’ve amazed myself that it has come from my weekend life of badminton coaching!

Yes, the season is under way again, and the eager Under 15 and Under 17 Dorset Juniors waited to hear what was on the agenda for their first Sunday training session, and the plan for the year.  Answer 1, “the bleep test” – a measure of their physical fitness – brought plenty of groans.  Answer 2, “back to basics” strangely didn’t. (more…)

September 17, 2009 at 3:02 pm Leave a comment

Alan Adair

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Alan Adair

Extra Dimension
Helping you and your teams to be more engaged, motivated and effective.

21 Pelican House
Stone Close
BH15 4GE

Tel 01202 830047



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