Tag: Coaching

There’s Always Something to Learn

There’s always something to learn. We learn from every life experience, failure and success. I really believe this. So why is it many organisations spend more money on training rather than developing people, and when we’re self employed we either see development as a business luxury or we buy into vocational training or free sessions? […]

Leaders Influence Staff Wellbeing

Do you think Leaders Influence Staff Wellbeing?   I read an article today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) that inspired me to write. Workplace wellbeing is a passion of mine and in answer to my own question – Yes Leaders do Influence Staff wellbeing! In her article for JRF Helen Barnard focuses on Rt Hon Iain […]

Partners in DISC

Let’s be Partners in DISC! I’ve written this article to share my passion for DISC and to explain how we could potentially work together as Partners in DISC.  The article shares an insight into DISC but it also gives some hints as to how it can enhance your business too. What is DISC? DISC is […]

Top 5 Tips – Selecting A Coach

Thursday Daily Topic My Top 5 Tips today relate to selecting a Coach.  It’s not all you need to know but it’s what I think are the main things to get you started. My top tips relate to sourcing a Coach yourself.  If however, your employer operates a coaching scheme through an agency or coaching […]

Top 5 Tips – Difficult Conversations

Welcome to Thursdays Daily Topic – Top Tips   Today I’ve chosen difficult conversations for my top 5 tips, inspired by Katie Hopkins!  I’ve not watched Big Brother for years but last night I have to admit I did dip into it! When I heard “I’m Straight Talking”  “I say it as it is”  I […]

Daily Topic – Beginnings

Tuesday 6 January 2015 Daily Topic – Beginnings   As you’ll see from the Daily Topics list Tuesday is my Top Seven Quotes day.  To welcome in the New Year I thought today I would dedicate my Top  Seven Quotes article to Beginnings. As we approach 2015 some of us will have taken a well earned break […]

Christmas Is Over…. So Let’s Take Action!

Christmas is over…. So let’s take action! I don’t know if you’re like me, but today was a bit of a struggle! Those festive lie-ins, spending time with the family, and work being the last thing on our minds – BANG!  5 January and back to work!  It was dark, cold and I really didn’t […]

DISC in our 1:1 Work

Whether… you’re a manager, new to business, need to sell or promote yourself, simply want to understand people, or you just want to know why you do the things you do and act differently under pressure …DISC will enlighten you!   DISC is an on-line profiling tool that gives you an eighteen page report to […]

Meet The Person Behind Profectus 4 People Limited

Hello! I’m Beverly Sherratt, Director of Profectus, on Twitter @ProfectusBev. I’m a mum or, in Durham we say, mam to two boys and two Shih Tzus, Bobby and Lottie. I love sunshine so enjoy travelling, and adventure. My greatest adventure was to abseil from the Transporter Bridge in Middlesbrough for charity. The bridge was made […]

New Website Launched!

Welcome to our new website. We launched the site on 17 September 2014 as the final piece in our re-branding jigsaw. Beverly gave a clear steer. “I’m looking for a website that reflects our work, our culture and values.  We need to be clear that we work with organisations and individuals….. But I’m happy with the […]