Conference 2014

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CONFERENCE NEWS STORIES 2011

Round-up of stories from the Coaching at Work: Beyond Frontiers conference: Should coaches sniff cognitive enhancers before sessions? Cognitive-enhancing pills and a spray of bonding hormone oxytocin could be just what the modern coach needs, a neuroscientist has suggested. CLICK HERE Goal-setting findings should silence critics Findings from neuroscience showing the importance of goal-setting should […]

Should coaches sniff cognitive enhancers before sessions?

Cognitive-enhancing pills and a spray of bonding hormone oxytocin could be just what the modern coach needs, a neuroscientist has suggested. “Oxytocin helps with facial recognition and trust. Imagine the coach and client having a little sniff before they start the session,” said cognitive scientist and neuroscientist Geoff Bird in his keynote at Coaching at […]

External coaches must get to know their organisation, or be overlooked

CONFERENCE ROUNDUP: EUROPEAN MENTORING & COACHING COUNCIL (EMCC) ANNUAL CONFERENCE, PARIS, 17-19 NOVEMBER External coaches will set themselves apart in coaching sponsors’ eyes if they stop treating them the same and understand their context, needs and interests, according to a working group of sponsors including KPMG, Fujitsu and Diageo. “It goes back to really understanding […]

Goal-setting findings should silence critics

COACHING AT WORK COACHING AND MENTORING AT WORK: BEYOND FRONTIERS CONFERENCE, BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY OFFICES, LONDON, 23 NOVEMBER By Jane Campion Findings from neuroscience showing the importance of goal-setting should flatten opponents of the GROW model once and for all, suggested cognitive neuroscientist Geoff Bird. Goal-setting provides a means for clients to achieve fast results […]

Economic worries dominate readers’ survey

By Liz Hall Responding to current challenges, such as the economy and demonstrating ROI/value for money (VFM), are top of the agenda for 2012, according to this year’s Coaching at Work annual readers’ survey. Some 49.2 per cent of respondents cited responding to challenges including the economy as the most or second-most important priority, including […]

Survey: Are we ready for 2012?

Coaches and mentors must prove their worth as they face an uncertain year ahead. Coaching at Work’s readers’ survey shows they are well-prepared for the challenge Responding to current challenges such as the economy and demonstrating ROI/value for money (VFM) are top of the agenda for the year ahead, according to this year’s Coaching at […]