Mental Health Awareness

Mental health and wellbeing

Limiting Beliefs and the link to Mental Health As this is Mental Health Awareness week in the UK I have written this article about the relationship between our limiting beliefs and how we think, feel and behave. Consequently, this affects how we perceive ourselves and interact with the world and others, Limiting beliefs are described […]

Outstanding training services

AFC training services – It’s time to celebrate again!!!!! AFC is a double-award winning consultancy.  It’s owner Andrée Funnell is  delighted to announce that they are the winners of the AI Global Excellence Award for ‘Most Outstanding Individual Training Services – UK’.  Furthermore, in September 2018 AFC won the SME News Business Excellence Award for ‘Best […]

Best Personal Coaching Consultancy 2018!

2018 UK awards

Yes, We got it right!  ‘Best Personal Coaching Consultancy 2018’. Andree Funnell, owner of Aspiring Future Competence (AFC) is delighted to announce that AFC is the winner of the: SME News – Enterprise Award for ‘Best Personal Coaching Consultancy 2018’. Based on the delivery of consistently high-quality coaching programmes with exceptional performance outcomes, along with […]

Emotional Intelligence for Sales people

EQ the Impact on Sales Performance Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to a person’s ability to recognise and understand emotions within themselves and others.  It is the ability to use emotional cues as guide to one’s thoughts, behaviours and actions. In addition, an emotionally intelligent person is able to adapt to changing environment yet continue to […]

Appraisals – Changing Landscapes

stress management

Annual appraisals versus regular reviews Over the last 15-20 years, there have been a number of fundamental corporate social challenges and changes in the way organisations work.  This includes how we manage and review staff through appraisals. Back in 2012 Adobe announced they were scrapping annual appraisals in favour of regular reviews. This approach to a […]