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10 Years…..

1. What made you start Xenonex? I have always aspired to set up and run my own business and my background as a coach and consultant provided a fantastic platform to launch Xenonex. Working across different sectors, and having insight of both internal and external coaching strategies, meant that I was able to offer a unique proposition… Read More

Xenonex co-launches the Northern Coaching Network for Organisations June 2018

Thank you very much to everyone who attended the fantastic event at Sky Betting and Gaming on Tuesday 26th June: https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest/leeds-based-sky-betting-gaming-leads-the-way-with-coaching-network-1-9150498 Delighted to see so many like-minded people in a room and having really engaged conversations about all things coaching. Fantastic presentations were delivered in the morning session from the BBC, Morrisons, Skipton Building Society and Sky… Read More

3 Key Conflict Management Strategies Every Leader Needs To Know

The definition of a team is “to come together for a common purpose or goal” – whilst in theory and on paper seems perfect, in reality a different picture is painted. Business and team leaders often find themselves in the position of peacemaker when two team members butt heads, or where there is tension within… Read More

ILM 7 January 18 Cohort

Great working with such an engaged, inspiring and diverse group of delegates on our latest ILM 7 Executive Coaching programme in Leeds – lots of insight, knowledge and experience in coaching senior leaders. We are all managing to have fun along the way, despite having to complete 3 assignments. Enjoying seeing their coaching develop in coach… Read More

How To Capture Moments For Coaching Outside Official Coaching Sessions

We’ve written before about importance of listening as a tool for great leaders and it is always good to recall the oft repeated phrase about having two ears and one mouth and using them proportionally. Coaching others isn’t always easy. Daily pressures, expectations along with life and career demands often overtake our work, leaving limited… Read More

Why every CEO needs a Coach

CEOs sometimes are initially reluctant to start working with a Coach, stating that they don’t have the time, budget or desire to spend part of their working day discussing themselves and their approach. The reality is that those who invest time in themselves feel the benefit of being able to see themselves through others eyes,… Read More

Good Xenonex Coaching Conversations start with Good Listeners

We’ve written before about the skill of listening as a tool for great leaders and it is always good to recall the oft repeated phrase about having two ears and one mouth and using them proportionally!  As coaches the Xenonex team know that all good coaching conversations start with good listening.   This short article… Read More

Xenonex shares why a coaching culture can drive workforce performance

The Xenonex team regularly see the positive benefits of embedding a coaching culture within an organisation. Here Danone and Cancer Research UK explain why they chose to develop coaching and mentoring amongst their workforce.   Danone digs deeper Danone recognised that, despite expectations for continued growth amid turbulent market conditions for others, projections for that growth… Read More

Xenonex and Organisational Culture

The Xenonex team often work with leaders to support them as they develop and embed a coaching culture within an organisation. These few points, taken from an original article “Your Company Culture Can’t Be Disconnected from Your Customers,” by Dave Ulrich and Wayne Brockbank, and the impact of a coaching culture can have on that… Read More

Xenonex Coaching Programmes to Transform Your Business

Effective coaching in the workplace can bring about transformational and cultural change within an organisation. Coaching skills enable managers to build stronger bonds with their team members and help them develop the skills they need to perform at their peak.   If you are looking to develop your expertise and credibility in the fields of… Read More

Xenonex helps you take the leap to a Coaching Career

Many coaches that form part of the ever growing Xenonex team once had to make the decision to go it alone.  We know that it is not an easy step but for those of us who are passionate about coaching it has been a way to develop and fulfil our career ambitions.   When discussing… Read More

Xenonex Coaching and the 5 Rules of the Best Bosses

This popped into my emails this week and I thought I’d share it with you – something to think about over the weekend? It’s interesting (although not surprising) that all of these are closely aligned with coaching and the work the Xenonex team do with senior leaders.   Amazing bosses try to make work meaningful… Read More

Become an Agile Learner with Xenonex Coaching

Following my last blog about taking a proactive approach to learning – and encouraging those around you to do the same – I thought this was another slightly different look at the benefits of coaching as a tool to improve capacity for learning.  Taken from an original article by executive coach Monique Valcour it looks… Read More

Make Learning a Habit with Xenonex

A core part of the work the Xenonex team do is supporting individuals with their professional development.  No matter what role you perform, taking a proactive approach to learning – and encouraging those around you to do the same – enables us all to grow both on a personal and professional level.   This article… Read More

Xenonex Coaching helping with Difficult Conversations

Effective coaching in the workplace can bring about transformational and cultural change within an organisation. Coaching skills enable managers to build stronger bonds with their team members and help them develop the skills they need to perform at their peak.   Our ILM Executive Coaching and Mentoring programmes are designed to enable learners to critically… Read More

Reasons why Managers Should Spend More Time on Coaching

As you’d expect, the Xenonex team are passionate about the benefits of coaching and have the skills and experience to support you in embedding a coaching culture within your own organisation.  We see the results of successful workplace coaching on a daily basis. Given our upcoming Coaching Skills Workshop (Thurs 14 Jan 2016) I thought… Read More

Xenonex and the benefits of an ILM qualification

The ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) is the UK’s leading body for management and leadership qualifications, setting the standard for industry-recognised, accredited leadership and management qualifications.   All ILM qualifications are accredited by the relevant qualifications frameworks. This means they have the government’s stamp of approval, and have been certified as being fit for… Read More

Xenonex shares tips on effective Coaching

The Xenonex team are busy working with senior leaders to develop and embed a coaching culture within their organisation.  However, at the start of a coaching journey both coach and coachee have much to learn in how they can make their coaching sessions effective.   Many managers new to coaching don’t follow up after their… Read More

Improve your Emotional Intelligence with Xenonex

Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognise one’s own and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between different feelings and label them appropriately, and to use emotional information to guide thinking and behaviour.   Studies have shown that people with high emotional intelligence have exemplary job performance and more potent leadership skills.   The Xenonex coaches… Read More

Benefits of Using a Xenonex Coach

The Xenonex team are busy coaches at the moment.  Our first ILM 7 in Executive Coaching and Mentoring programme of the year is well underway and we are busy recruiting and preparing for our second programme starting in June.  We are also coaching individuals and delivering in-house bespoke coaching programmes within a wide range of… Read More