COACHING AT WORK AWARDS 2018: THE RESULTS

Our annual Coaching at Work Awards took place in London on 4 July following our conference. The Awards acknowledged and celebrated both well-established and more recent contributions to the profession. Liz Hall reports This year’s Coaching at Work Awards recognised long-standing contributors to the coaching profession, including Edna Murdoch and Eve Turner, but also acknowledged […]

DIVERSITY: THE NEW NORMAL

Why does the coaching profession struggle to encompass diversity, why should we care, and what can we do? In this two-part report we examine how we can embrace diversity in our coaching practices. Part 1: Setting the scene. Pointers for why we should act and how, including case studies, by Rajvinder Kaur Uppal Diversity is […]

TECH: THREAT OR OPPORTUNITY

In part 2 of her two-part series examining coaching and technology, Adina Tarry highlights the importance of taking an ethical perspective as technology becomes more widespread and sophisticated. This issue: Coaching and technology: revolution or co-evolution? Just as I anticipated in a LinkedIn article posted at the start of the year, 2018 has so far […]

MARTIAL MOVES

David Brown, personal coach and Aikido instructor, shares how he brings about embodied transformation in coaching, including drawing from Aikido, archetypes and meditation I’m a personal coach and I’m also an Aikido instructor. For more than 20 years, I’ve worked with clients to help them embody confidence, express themselves authentically and embrace transformation so they […]

A FORCE FOR GOOD. A PROFILE OF KATHERINE CHOWDRY

Katherine Chowdry has always championed coaching in her roles at British Transport Police. Through restructure, a sideways move, budget restrictions and her conversion to Islam, her passion did not waver, and now her efforts are bearing fruit. Liz Hall reports When British Transport Police (BTP)’s HR department was restructured and relocated from London in 2010 […]

ARE YOU GDPR READY?

Make sure your data policy is in place soon, because doing nothing isn’t an option. Jonathan Passmore and Kevin Rogers offer tips on complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in force since May Coaches setting up a business often focus more on coaching process, skills or coach accreditation than they do on business […]

NEF: TALENT LAUNCHER

Coaching is key to the success of the work of the New Entrepreneurs Foundation, a not-for-profit which ‘incubates’ entrepreneurs. Linda Aspey reports The UK economy has been edging towards a healthy state – employment is at its highest since 1971 and wages are on the increase. This is due largely to the hard work of the […]

THE FOURTH REVOLUTION

In the first of a series of further articles examining coaching and technology, Adina Tarry highlights the importance of taking an ethical perspective as technology becomes more widespread and sophisticated. Part 1: ethics and technology must shake hands but can they, and what has this got to do with coaches? In the past three years I’ve […]

GOING GLOBAL

With competition for coaching assignments ever fiercer, is it time to develop your ability to coach internationally? You’ll need a certain mindset and the willingness and ability to embrace difference. Seasoned traveller and international coach Michael Millward explains About 25 years ago, I was working in a rapidly expanding telecommunications equipment manufacturer as an HR […]