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Do You Know A Leader Who Is In Mid Life Transition?

I’ve been running a series of CPD Workshops for Executive Coaches in the first few months of this year.  One of the topics we worked on was entitled: Coaching Leaders through Mid Life Transition.  This attracted a lot of interest, … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Ourselves as Coaches: Bottom of the Pile?!

As Executive Coaches we quite rightly put a real focus on our clients, ensuring we are ‘match fit’ as we turn up to see them, and giving them 100%. But do we do the same for ourselves? Or do our … Continue reading

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The Art of Giving Advice

I was reading an HBR article today The Art of Giving and Receiving Advice.  The title piqued my interest.  I often get into discussions with trainee coaches, on the thorny topic of ‘giving advice’! It is intriguing to think that … Continue reading

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Guilt, Lies & Cycling

Originally posted on LifeCycling:
I stopped cycling at an elite level when I was eighteen years old. After accepting a scholarship to study at the University of Melbourne, I moved to the city, 200kms south of the small country town…

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The Metrics of Human Consciousness: Free Webinar, October 7

The Metrics of Human Consciousness: Free Webinar, October 7.

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Silence is Golden – A Guest Blog from Mandy Hetherton

I’ve been thinking about listening a lot recently, as I’m working with several new action learning groups. Action learning is a process whereby a small group of colleagues come together to help each other work through issues or challenges, by … Continue reading

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Developing Mindful Leaders for the C-Suite

This HBR Blog rings true for me, given my experience of working with leaders at all levels in organisations today. For anyone interested in giving these ideas a go, try Wendy Palmer’s APP (Leadership Embodiment; Centering Practice) – I find … Continue reading

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Why Coaching Skills Aren’t Just for Coaches

I keep circling this one….in varied conversations and training and coaching situations.  The skills which coaches build and master, are, I believe, absolutely fundamental to managers and leaders in today’s organisations.  I’m referring to skills such as – the ability … Continue reading

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Vorsprung durch Coaching?

A Guest Blog by Prof Paul Bishop  There’s a very common stereotype about Germans: they are logical, rational, and efficient. They work hard, and they are economically successful: Germany is the land of the Wirtschaftswunder. And it’s true that the … Continue reading

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Are you a wounded-self coach or a celebrated-self coach?

A guest blog by Dr Simon Western: Are your clients coming expecting to be healed or repaired, or for you to stroke their egos and tell them they can achieve their dreams?   Or is there a third way?   Coaching … Continue reading

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