IBARRA: USE ‘OUTSIGHT’ TO BURST LEADERSHIP BUBBLE

Introspection is not the key to facing change – leaders need to act to change themselves, stressed Professor Herminia Ibarra. Professor Ibarra was speaking at coach training organisation Meyler Campbell’s annual lecture, which aims to shake up coaches’ thinking. She certainly did with her proposal that we’ve overstressed the internal in helping people adapt to […]

EMCC EVENT HONOURS TOP COACHES AND MENTORS

David Megginson, Eve Turner, Maria Luisa de Miguel Corrales and European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) Greece, all scooped awards at the EMCC International’s annual conference in Istanbul in November. Professor Megginson, who is stepping down from holding any EMCC roles after 23 years, received the President’s Special Award, for his contributions. EMCC International president […]

TACKLING UNCONSCIOUS BIAS: EMCC CONFERENCE IN ISTANBUL

We need to accept that holding unconscious biases is normal whilst constantly challenging ourselves and working to recognise our own biases, said Jenny Plaister-Ten and Carol Whitaker. In their session at the European Mentoring & Coaching Council’s international conference in Istanbul on 19-21 November, Plaister-Ten and Whitaker said that unconscious biases can be useful when […]