COACHING AT WORK AWARDS 2016: THE RESULTS

The Coaching at Work annual awards took place on 6 July, to celebrate the achievements of both coaches and mentors in the past year. Liz Hall reports The Awards Process Coaching at Work team pulls together a shortlist of nominees in consultation with leaders and experts in the fields of coaching and mentoring Shortlist shared […]

NEUROSCIENCE: LET’S DIG DEEPER

More and more research is being done into the brain, and our understanding is moving forward at a rapid rate. This article examines the latest updates – some of them quite surprising, reports Amy Brann If you’re reading this article you probably know that neuroscience is the scientific study of the brain. You know that […]

SUPERVISION: STAY SHARP, STAY SAFE

What motivates coaches to access supervision? Clare Norman interviewed internal and external coaches on why they devote time and money to coach supervision How dare we [coaches] believe that our clients need a safe thinking space and that we don’t need that for ourselves?” So said one of the coaches I interviewed for this article […]

INTERNAL COACHING: IF THE SHOE FITS

Internal coaching is no longer the Cinderella figure of the coaching world. Large organisations in particular understand the important part it plays in helping employees deliver business-critical projects. And its popularity continues to grow. Georgina Fuller reports   Not so long ago, internal coaching was regarded as the Cinderella of the coaching industry, the poor […]

PROFILE: MY WORK IN PROGRESS

Eve Turner loves her coaching and coach supervision, and she has won many awards for her work. But, she tells Liz Hall, what matters most to her is making a difference to individuals, teams – and beyond   Award-winning coach and coach supervisor Eve Turner isn’t one to do things by halves, and readily acknowledges […]

THE TALENTED COACHEE

In a typical ‘map’ of coaching, the coach owns the process while the coachee owns the content and outcome. However, research by Dr Paul Stokes suggests coachees are contributing much more than that   Typically, the literature and research that has been done on coaching tends to privilege the roles and skills of the coach. […]

LEADERSHIP TEAMS: MAASAI TRIBAL WISDOM

Leadership dysfunction is costing UK businesses millions. Yet the African tribespeople of the Kenya Maasai are teaching top corporations how to bridge that gap. Chris Henderson shares why the Maasai way of dealing with problems is shedding new light on team dynamics   Chief executives know leadership is a pressing issue. Leading today’s complex businesses […]

BREAKING TABOOS

Why do coaches fail to apply their coaching principles to themselves? Especially if they don’t have access to high quality supervision? David Clutterbuck and Doug MacKie identify 17 common coaching taboos   An important part of the role of coaches and mentors is helping clients ‘open the box’ on issues they have been avoiding acknowledging […]

PROFILE: OUT OF AFRICA

Ugandan-born Anthony Kasozi fled his country when he was 16. The experience taught him resilience and independence, he tells Liz Hall, and he’s been on a rich learning journey as a leadership coach ever since   Leadership coach, consultant and adviser Anthony Kasozi says he doesn’t like talking about himself. But thankfully he obliges, with […]

CLOSING THE ARABIAN GULF

Coaching in the Middle East is growing in both scale and quality and its key base is in the United Arab Emirates. Paul Cochrane reports from Beirut   The professional coaching sector is booming in the Middle East. Over the past decade the region has become increasingly interconnected in the global business system, and has […]