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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

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

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 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

First Xenonex “Introduction to Coaching Skills” workshop

Coaching at work has become increasingly popular and research indicates that coaching is an essential tool to maximise performance, leading to individual and organisational success.   The Xenonex team have plenty of experience working with leaders and managers already equipped with coaching knowledge and skills. However, we also know some managers are keen to develop… 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 advice for Overcoming Common Coaching Challenges

As an experienced team of coaches we have come across a wide range of issues and challenges over the years.   When helping managers to embed coaching within their organisation our own experience means we are very aware of the challenges they face and work with them to help overcome them.   This edited article… Read More

Xenonex looks at how to be a less autocratic leader

These tips about changing your leadership style when your team is highly skilled landed in my in box this week. It got me thinking about all sorts of elements of coaching, many of which have come up over the past few weeks during delivery of our ILM programmes. So I thought I’d share them with… 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

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

Leader as Coach – Ask, Listen, and Empathise

At Xenonex we coach individuals working within complex organisations, many of whom have leadership responsibility across a number of business areas.   More and more we are also helping to embed a coaching culture within these organisations. This may involve delivering an in-house coaching programme to a group of managers, or by a company sponsoring… Read More

Xenonex Executive Coaching and Mentoring programme in demand

The Xenonex team are busy preparing our ILM7 programme in Executive Coaching and Mentoring which starts in Leeds next week.  We are looking forward to meeting our new delegates and starting work together.   We are thrilled that there has been such a high level of interest and demand for places on this open programme… Read More

Coaching Tips for Managers – When the Bicycle Moment Occurs

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. Here business consultant, author and executive, Jesse Lyn Stoner shares a lovely story about her… Read More

Executive Coaching – a Business Priority

The Xenonex team has been encouraged by the way in which coaching, mentoring and leadership has been embraced, developed and, more recently, embedded within the workplace.   The Ridler report (www.ridlerandco.com/ridler-report) analyses strategic trends in the use of executive coaching and the latest results show that coaching remains high on the business agenda.   Data… Read More

Top tips to develop a true Coaching Culture – Xenonex explores…

I have just returned home from a day’s intensive coaching training session with some fantastic delegates who work for a local (but nationally renowned) publishing business. As we talked about how to develop a ‘true coaching culture across the organisation, it reminded me of a set of 10 simple tips outlined by Nick Thomas that… Read More

Executive Coaching builds confidence

We believe that participation in executive leadership coaching builds confidence and so if your new year’s resolution is to assert yourself at work with confidence, then take a look at these top tips from Rosabeth Kanter. BUT remember the best resolutions will go nowhere without the confidence to stick with them! Confidence is an expectation… Read More