Entries by Peter Buckley

Coaching reflections 2020

With Christmas and a New Year approaching over the coming days I’d like to share some personal reflections on this last year and the joyous life-affirming privilege I have had in supporting others on their life’s journey. 2020 been a year of shifts, sadness and surprises – more on these later, but for now I […]

Leadership Development Trends: Really?

Its often said you can’t stand still, business is in constant change and you need to change to stay ahead. While this might appear too broad a statement, for me the dissonance of seeing things coming full circle all too often serves as a reminder not to always follow the fashion. With this in mind […]

Mindfulness, human kindness, and Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The world is currently literally holding its breath waiting to see the outcome of the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic and with this comes the impact on both global markets and trade as well as the massive reduction in travel both for business and pleasure.  When major events, whether for an individual, community or nation take place […]

CASE STUDY: Developing High Potential Leaders

A leading financial institution identified a ‘High Potential Leaders’ group for enhanced and bespoke leadership development. Board directors were given designated responsibility for groups. At Entrusted we designed and delivered a ‘High Potential Leaders’ programme which included monthly workshops covering themes ranging from ‘Personal presence’ and ‘Communication with moral purpose’ through to action learning sets […]

CASE STUDY: Raising Organisational Performance

Board director of a major professional services provider acknowledged a need to enhance the leadership abilities of some of their strategic business unit Directors. Numerous on-going action-learning groups were delivered to engage senior leaders through bespoke methodologies and coached through projects which all delivered improved performance. These included enhanced earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and […]

Trustworthy v untrustworthy

This article explores the characteristics of instinct and moral compass; faith in the human spirit; anger and forgiveness. Given a lot has been said recently on Trust, whether within the plethora of articles in the media currently relating to politicians’ motives or simply to personal relationships that go astray at work, the importance of values […]

Do Ethics Matter in Leadership?

Having worked for many years in a broad spectrum of organisations I am left with some common threads that seem to always be present in those that work most effectively. Before discussing a few of these threads I think it’s important to shed light on what an organisation is? What actually are organisations (Whether a […]