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The path of least resistance

From a very early age, we all acquire the mind-set that ‘teacher knows best’ and that older/bigger (ie. perceived by us as more powerful) people have better answers than we do. Our education, our experience of being parented and our …
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The Importance of Supervision in Coaching

Senior leaders are finding themselves dealing with change and uncertainty, managing personal and organisational anxiety, doing more with less (money, resources, time) and maximising their own effectiveness and performance when it can often feel that they are wading through mud. …
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Reply to Myles’ blog on Genius

I agree with Myles on most things he says about the way we, as humans, doom ourselves to mediocrity. Everyone has immense potential, far more than they realise, and through commitment and effort they can realise that potential. Moreover, as …
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Building Workplace Coaching Capacity

The building of workplace coaching capacity can only successfully happen within in the context of the development of a coaching culture. A coaching culture without coaching capacity is ‘vision without action’ – espoused organisational theory which has no real ground …
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Building a Workplace Coaching Culture

Many organisations are now seeking to develop a ‘coaching culture’ as a way to empower staff, develop innate talent and so get better results at individual, team and organisational levels. This blog looks at why and how you can achieve …
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Coaching – science, art or a bit of both?

Coaching is a profession with its heart and intention in personal discovery and learning, and it is becoming clear that effective coaching is both a science and an art, in the sense that coaching is about interpretation and effective action, …