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View Your Ratings Average Rating: Rated 5 Stars by 6 Organizations
 
  
Rated 5 Stars by 6 Organizations
Ursula Pottinga
Leadership and Life Coach
  
  
Rated On:
05/04/2012

Rated By:
Rudeligo
Appearance4 Stars
Audience response4 Stars
Representation4 Stars
Content4 Stars
Delivery4 Stars
Despite preparatory safaugerds, there may be many reasons for members being absent ranging from objection to the process and low committment to higher priority crisis management'. The validity of the absence may be different for each member of the group and the coach. As coach I need to be wary of assuming this is a problem for the group and imposing my perception on the team. I am, however, likely to have picked up verbal and non-verbal indications about whether this is a problem whilst the group assembled and prepared for their work or from comments in previous sessions. As the group has met several times the reasons these people are members of the team are likely to already be clear. I agree with the questions suggested above that help the group explore the situation and to take responsibility for their performance and self-regulation. This is particularly so when the offending members are present, but may be less effective if the offenders are absent. Even if present, their behaviour may only change if they are self-aware that their behaviour is problematic, and the drivers/reasons for absenteism are identified and dealt with by effective motivators for change. In the absence of the offending members, I would be wary of asking the group to solve a problem (behaviour of an individual) they are not responsible for. The group may, however, have the authority to determine/change its membership as it sees fit. Thus, I might ask firstly Does anyone know if X & Y are still expected to join us for this action learning group?' If no one has insight into the absence I would follow up with what will the impacts be on our work if X & Y do not join us today?' If adverse impacts are identified then I would ask, having identified these impacts, how would the group like to handle this situation?' If there are no adverse impacts associated with their absence it may be pertinent to ask if we commence work now, how would you as a team like to handle late attendance by X & Y?'
Rated On:
03/17/2010

Rated By:
Accounting Resource Group, Inc.
Appearance5 Stars
Audience response5 Stars
Representation5 Stars
Content5 Stars
Delivery5 Stars
Ursula has a magical way of capturing her audiences attention. I invited Ursula to speak at a Rotary luncheon and her presentation was personal yet professional and material was relevant and inspiring. The work she has done for/with my company has been invaluable to our growth and development. She has assisted us in workshops and individually in leadership development.
Rated On:
03/05/2010

Rated By:
Michigan Community Service Commission
Appearance5 Stars
Audience response5 Stars
Representation5 Stars
Content5 Stars
Delivery5 Stars
Ursula is an awesome speaker and trainer. I attended a two-day training and her interactive, hands-on sessions kept me engaged throughout. I honed valuable skills that I use in my work and every day life. I recommend her without reservation and believe you will be pleased with the results, whether you are looking for more productivity from your team or a more fulfilling life for yourself.
Rated On:
03/05/2010

Rated By:
Parents In Community Action, Inc. Education Team
Appearance5 Stars
Audience response5 Stars
Representation5 Stars
Content5 Stars
Delivery5 Stars
Ursula is an excellent presenter. She makes sure that the content meets both the individual and group needs. She worked with us to design a training session that met our team's needs. She is professional and knowledgeable. I highly recommend her and have to several individuals!
Rated On:
03/05/2010

Rated By:
Parents In Community Action, Inc. Education Team
Appearance5 Stars
Audience response5 Stars
Representation5 Stars
Content5 Stars
Delivery5 Stars
Ursula is an excellent presenter. She makes sure that the content and activities of her sessions meet the needs of the individual and the group. Training is creative, full of good energy and always professionally done! She is wonderful and knowledgeable!
Rated On:
02/22/2010

Rated By:
PPL
Appearance5 Stars
Audience response5 Stars
Representation5 Stars
Content5 Stars
Delivery5 Stars
Ursula connects will all the participants and was so well liked we had her come back many times because after her presentations other staff wanted to attend her presentations.
  
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