The best of the blog

The winners of a coaching bloggers’ contest have been announced Liz Hall Coach training body the School of Mastery (SCM) has announced the winners of its coaching blog contest. Cath Duncan has come in at first place in the Best Coaching Blogs 2009 Contest, followed by Jeanette Maw in second place and Jude Eastman in third place (see list of the top ten below). The SCM teaches the International Association of Coaching (IAC)’s Coaching Masteries programme. It sponsored the blogging contest to help its students make the most of what the Internet has to offer in marketing terms. The SCM […]

Professional bodies assess downturn’s impact

EMCC UK, ICF and AC to survey community on impact of recession on coaching and mentoring Liz Hall Three UK-based professional coaching bodies are joining forces to assess how the recession has impacted coaching and mentoring. The initiative has grown out of the Coaching Roundtable- a band of professional bodies in the UK which meets regularly to collaborate and discuss issues of common relevance. “In the face of the current economic conditions, EMCC UK is joining with ICF and the Association for Coaching to survey as wide a cross section as possible of the coaching and mentoring community to establish […]

Pinna and LSN to help businesses in North West

PINNA and LSN are to roll out a leadership development programme for small businesses in the North West. Liz Hall The partnership consisting of Preston-based coaching firm Pinna and not-for-profit education-sector training consultancy LSN is one of 13 training providers/partnerships delivering the £9.5 million programme LEAD (Leading Enterprise and Development), aimed at helping 2000 businesses across the Northwest over the next three years. PINNA will be delivering coaching and action learning as well as business master classes to companies two days a month over a 10 month period. The programme has been designed by the North West Regional Development Agency […]