Symbolic gestures

Are traditional approaches to coaching, and their rational solutions, the only answer? What if the shift needs to happen at a deeper level? Katherine Long reveals how metaphors have the power to transform both coach and client A favourite cinematic scene of mine is from Il Postino1, where Mario, the poor, lovelorn postman, sits on a pebbly beach with his would-be mentor, Pablo Neruda, the famous Chilean poet, who is temporarily exiled on Mario’s island. Mario is overwhelmed by Pablo’s charisma, his popularity with women, and his ability to express himself so powerfully through poetry. The scene on the beach […]

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