Entries by Coaching at Work

UK ICF CONFERENCE: ‘CAPITALISE ON OPPORTUNITY’

By Jackee Holder The importance of the ability to thrive, flexibility and embracing difference were key themes of this year’s UK ICF conference in London Speakers included Susan Goldsworthy, award-winning author and former Olympic finalist, whose engaging, passionate and energetic keynote started the day. One takeaway from her presentation that stood out were the 5 […]

BREXIT – TWO OPINIONS

Brexit: let’s get unstuck Just over a year on from the EU Referendum, Alison Whybrow explores how we can make sense of Brexit   Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, the collapse of Brexit talks: the UK general election results on Friday 9 June have sent the uncertainty around Brexit into hyperspace. A quick Google search just after […]

REFLECTIONS: IN THE SWIM OF THINGS

Leadership is like standing in a fast-flowing stream. Either you’re anchored or you’re buffeted by currents. Coaching enables us to discover our truth By Lindsay Wittenberg Leaders I coach are, in a sense, standing in a stream that is the flow of their life at work – the living of their organisational culture. The water […]

RELATIONSHIP SOS: CAN YOU RELATE TO THIS?

In this new column, Nicole Berg explores the complex and multifaceted nature of relationships to maximise fulfilment and quality of life for coaching and mentoring clients A quote from author Max Lucado perfectly illustrates this point: “When you are in the final days of your life, what will you want?…Will you hug that college degree […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE?

An IT organisation has grown rapidly in its global diversity. But some individuals are clashing. Is this behaviour personality-led or does it have a cultural basis? THE ISSUE A relatively new software technology company has experienced rapid growth, from five employees a year ago, to more than 50 today. Many come from diverse cultural backgrounds, […]

HEALTH COACHING FOR THE NHS

In part 3 of our series on coaching for health challenges, Alison Carter and Penny Newman explore how health coaching is delivering cost savings and improving organisational culture, and offer practical tips for coaches If it hasn’t already, health coaching may be coming to the NHS near you. You might not know it, but the […]

A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY

Self-mentoring can help us navigate in any waters as an invisible leader, explains Dr Marsha L Carr “I want to thank my parents for giving me confidence disproportionate to my looks and abilities, which is what all parents should do” Tina Fey on receiving an Emmy for Best Actress, 2008   The Story After serving […]