LEADERSHIP CIRCLES AT SOUTHAMPTON: UNIVERSITY CHALLENGED

A UK university’s novel group coaching initiative is supporting culture change, talent management, and collaborative working, and boosting leaders’ self-awareness too. Eve Turner reports By Eve Turner “We can make our minds so like still water that beings gather about us that they may see, it may be, their own images, and so live for […]

WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS: READY TO LAUNCH

This two-part series explores coaching women entrepreneurs. Part One: Setting the scene. Angel investor and coach Bridget Connell reports By Bridget Connell   The World Bank 2020 Goal of Universal Financial Access recognises that financial inclusion is a critical tool to promote economic growth. Yet universal access to finance has a huge gender gap. Women […]

GUY’S AND ST THOMAS’ NHS FOUNDATION TRUST: BUILDING A HEALTHY TRUST

An internal coaching service introduced in a London NHS Trust is delivering improvements in patient care, inspiring clients to become coaches and mentors themselves, and promoting coaching and mentoring as the development intervention of choice. Hannah Reed reports By Hannah Reed When London healthcare provider Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) introduced an […]

BECAUSE I CAN: A PROFILE OF GILL SMITH

Gill Smith has worked tirelessly as chair of the Association for Coaching UK. She continues to live purposefully, despite her recent cancer diagnosis   Gill SmithBy Liz Hall Sharp, tenacious, hard-working, warm, inspiring, a consummate professional – these are just some of the ways Gill Smith, the Association for Coaching (AC) UK’s chair for the past […]

THE STATE OF THE PROFESSION – ICF GLOBAL COACHING STUDY

The coaching industry is growing rapidly worldwide – and at a record pace, according to research by the International Coach Federation. Magdalena Mook reports The coaching industry is experiencing a significant evolution. The number of coaches worldwide is increasing at a record pace, according to the International Coach Federation (ICF)’s latest global coaching study, and […]

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 […]