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Leadership Material:Join the Leadership discussion on Stephen Covey's own website. His seminal work, 'The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People' was voted the best Business book of the 20th Century
Jim Collins' website, the author of 'Good to Great' depicts the 5 essential 'must have' ingredients if you want to rise above merely being good and aspire to being truly great
Behavioural Expert Aubrey Daniels has excellent material on Improving Performance. His understanding of human behaviour and how to make it work inside organisations is world class
Franklin Covey are the global leaders in Leadership and Personal Effectiveness
A new and independent Marketing think tank has been launched jointly by the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Thomson Reuters, Marketing Transformation is an all encompassing Leadership Forum for all Marketers.
Werner Erhard - The Werner Erhard Foundation was committed to bettering the human condition through non-profit, voluntary action.
Useful Coaching Links
International Coaching Federation is the premier governing body globally for the Coaching profession
The Irish Coaching Development Network seeks to self-regulate and accommodate all strands of Coaching in Ireland. It also provides on-going training and CPD
A useful Coaching Networking Group is Association for Coaching
UK based Coaching Development are the premier providers of Coach Training in Ireland- This is where I graduated as a Professional Coach. They are 1 of only 2 ICF accredited Coach Training programmes in the UK and Ireland
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