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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 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

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 asks – does your leadership image matter?

As a leader, whether it’s of a large team in FTSE 100 or a small team in a SME, image matters. Regularly visiting colleges and working with further education leaders across the UK I’m pleased to say that the majority of people I meet understand how important image is.   Most leaders are aware of… 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

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 – developing great leaders to build great teams

It takes great leadership to build great teams. Team building requires a leader with a keen understanding of people, their strengths and what gets them excited to work with others.   Here are six ways successful teams are built to last according to US Author and motivational speaker Glenn Llopis. 1.       Be Aware of How… Read More

Xenonex – Mentoring Talent

Our work at Xenonex means we regularly see the great benefits of a coaching and mentoring culture within an organisation. Developing talented individuals through a mentoring programme within your workplace leads to success on many levels.   So, if you want to establish a mentoring culture within your organisation, where should you start? Here are… 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

Xenonex shares 10 Traits of Innovative Leaders

At Xenonex, we work across both the public and private sector, and with a diverse range of teams and individuals. However, Innovative Leadership is key to motivated successful teams working across all organisations and how individual leaders can work towards this is central to our programme delivery.   Many organisations would like their leaders to… Read More

What You Eat Affects Your Productivity

I’m a big believer in maintaining your health and wellbeing in order to maximise your performance in the workplace.  Eating well and taking regular exercise are simple things we can all do that can have a big impact on the way we work.   This edited article by psychologist and author Ron Friedman explores why making … Read More

Let Xenonex Develop the Leaders You’ve Been Overlooking

The Xenonex team spend a lot of time working with some of the most senior employees within an organisation.  However, our experience has shown that when leadership is developed throughout an organisation then the outcomes for employees and employer can be significant.   I found this edited article by US leadership development consultants Jack Zenger… Read More

Xenonex – Coaching for Success

It’s been a busy few weeks lately with the Xenonex team delivering coaching programmes all over the UK.  In Bristol we are working with employees from a number of senior teams in order to start to embed a coaching culture within the organisation.    Whilst in Essex our leadership development programme develops staff to become… Read More