Entries by Coaching at Work

HELP FOR TALKING HELPERS

Are boundary definitions preventing coach therapists from offering their clients the best possible interventions? Kate McGuire reports   Why do we do what we do as coaches and therapists? What is the best way of doing our work to achieve our purpose? What enables us and what gets in the way? At the AICTP conference […]

REFLECTIONS: PARALLEL OR CONVERGING?

How should we coach when we find ourselves with shared experiences or mirroring behaviour? Can we maintain our connected separateness? Lindsay Wittenberg   I’ve been thinking about how I bring myself to my client encounters, and factors that influence this. I’m reflecting on what’s emerging around ‘converging’ and ‘parallel’. Some years ago I coached a […]

THE REAL BUSINESS OF COACHING: THE REAL ‘OPEN SESAME’

Questions ultimately speak louder than qualifications say Thomas Chalmers and Russell Borland, our latest hosts in the business of coaching column   When Russell and I were introduced to one another, it transpired that we were each coaching in the financial services sector, mostly in London, although we both live in central Scotland. Same sector, […]

TALKING TEAMS: THE GLUE THAT BINDS

Georgina Woudstra seeks to stimulate thinking around team coaching. Guest writer, Declan Woods, examines moving from non-cooperation to collaboration   In this issue I’ve invited Declan Woods to share his ideas on team collaboration, in particular what he calls ‘team glue’, a dimension from Middle Circle® for Teams (Coaching at Work, vol 13, issue 5), […]