THE EXTRA MILE

Is the team you’re coaching dysfunctional? Or is it an ‘extra-dependent team’? And if so, how do you coach it? David Kesby reports   Extra-Dependent Teams define a phenomenon that I first tentatively identified more than 12 years ago when I was still relatively new to coaching, yet had plenty of experience managing and developing […]

KEY INFLUENCER: SUPERVISION SPECIAL REPORT

We need more good supervisors, argues Erik de Haan. Why? Because it’s special work that it’s a privilege to be involved in. It throws a light on deep-set, often confidential, problems and helps brings solutions to the fore.   The more I do this ‘executive coaching’ work, the more I realise how precious and effective […]

BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND: SUPERVISION SPECIAL REPORT

How do coach supervisors respond to ethical dilemmas and tricky issues? In this two-part series, Jonathan Passmore, Eve Turner and Marta Filipiak report on their research The answer my friend is blowin’ in the wind”: songwriter Bob Dylan’s famous lines suggested it’s not hard to do the right thing. Too often people ignore the obvious, because […]

LOCKED-IN LEARNING: SUPERVISION SPECIAL REPORT

Struggling to meet the requirements for coach accreditation or feel you’ve lost your edge? Clare Norman reports on a ‘lock-in’ weekend retreat she’s developed to boost CPD   Does the following describe where you’re at? It’s been some time since you attended your original coach training. You fear you’ve lost your razor sharpness, but you […]

WELL PRESERVED

It’s coming up to ‘bletting’ season – a process of softening fruits such as medlars. It’s a process Jane Steward is very familiar with, having moved from banking to executive coaching to jam making. But she still makes Time to Think. Rachel Ellison MBE reports   In some traditions, it’s said you shouldn’t cook if […]

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 […]