How relevant is coaching for the new generation?

Today’s generation face the challenge of a permanently changing world. Taking decisions out of the abundance of opportunities and making change happen costs us all a lot of strength and energy. Making wrong and unsustainable decisions is an inherent risk, so what helps to deal with this successfully?

Google wanted to know the answer and, by using their data-driven and scientifically proven statistical data approach, they found out what their most successful managers are doing: they are coaching.

Coaching helps us to reflect and to uncover the untapped potential within us. Through the undivided, positive attention of another person we are able to achieve a calm state and it is only in this calm state of mind that we can learn and be creative. Suddenly we find access to ourselves again and we see new chances and opportunities arise. Coaching and reflection are key factors in unlocking the potential in ourselves.

The most successful companies have now integrated coaching as an integral part of their corporate culture and many others are following suit. For the managers of today, coaching their employees is the critical success factor in their everyday work. For the companies that set store on coaching, the successes are visible in their business figures.

“Coaching and reflection unleashes the potential which exists within us to survive successfully and long-term in a permanently changing world.”

Ragna Kirberg, Director of Coaching and Reflective Development, Henley Business School Germany

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The University of Reading and Henley Business School in Germany are closely monitoring the situation regarding the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 and we have established a senior group to direct the University’s response.

Our priority is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our staff, students and visitors and minimise disruption to University activities. We are following all government advice including health advice from Public Health England, the Health Authorities in Germany and travel advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as well as the German Foreign Ministry.

For all programme participants and customers of Henley Business School Germany, we advise that it remains safe for most people to continue to go to work, school and other public places, as long as you comply with the guidelines provided by state authorities, of which a list of links can be found here below. We only ask you to stay away from public places (self-isolate) if advised to do so by a medical professional or other competent authority.

So far we have not been advised of any wider health implications for programme participants in Germany-based courses. However, if you have been traveling recently to affected areas and suspect that you might have been exposed to the virus, please do notify us early so that we can put in place the necessary measures for alternative access to course materials and lectures as you may need to self-isolate and not be able to participate in face-to-face workshops.

Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus, including the current situation in Germany and information about the virus and its symptoms is available on the Bavarian Health Ministry info page on the COVID-19 outbreak (in German).

We continue to reassure our customers that for the time being our programmes continue to run as planned. We have equipped our offices with extra hand sanitizers and increased the level of cleaning in the workshop spaces. Should you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Should the situation change, we will inform all current programme members and customers directly as well as via this website.

We thank all our customers for their support and understanding in these trying times.

Who counts as case of suspicion and what are the current risk areas?

Telephone hotlines & further information

  • Corona hotline of the central Bavarian Health Authority, Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit (LGL): 09131/ 6808-5101
  • Corona hotline of the City of Munich’s Health Authority (Referat für Gesundheit und Umwelt): 089 233/ 47819 (8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

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