More reading

About coaching

Emotional Intelligence and how coaching can improve in areas of EI deficit:- https://hbr.org/2017/02/emotional-intelligence-has-12-elements-which-do-you-need-to-work-on

Why Would You Choose to Work With a Coach?

A short video on how coaching works produced by Wellcoaches School of Coaching:-

 

Articles on the developing role of governance professionals
The Company Secretary – Building trust through governance – ICSA  and Henley Business Schools’ work to research and review the Company Secretary role:- https://www.icsa.org.uk/products-and-services/knowledge-and-guidance/research/the-company-secretary-report/download-the-company-secretary-report

Some short videos sharing the findings of the ICSA/Henley Business School research:-https://www.icsa.org.uk/products-and-services/knowledge-and-guidance/research/the-company-secretary-report

Clerking in the new era: implications for college governance:- https://www.aoc.co.uk/sites/default/files/Clerking%20in%20the%20new%20era%20full%20report.pdf

Common cause – an article in the November 2015 copy of Audit and Risk Magazine looking at the relationship between the company secretary and internal audit:- http://auditandrisk.org.uk/features/common-cause-aligning-with-the-company-secretary

Natural allies – an article in the March edition of the ICSA magazine Governance and Compliance regarding the shared role (and therefore challenges) of internal audit and company secretaries of trusted advisers to the board:-
https://www.icsa.org.uk/knowledge/governance-and-compliance/features/march-2016-natural-allies

Books
Stop Worrying by Ad Kerkhof – a very practical book containing a structured programme to help you stop worrying in 4 weeks

The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson – a short book about how to get big results from people

Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman – based on clinical research and demonstrates how optimism enhances the quality of life and how to learn to practice it.

 

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