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Coaching at Work conference 2018 – Working with and learning from the younger generations – Lindsay Wittenberg, Victoria Niroomand-Rad and guests

By Molly Hall One unusual session at the Coaching at Work annual conference on 4 July saw coaches, young female students and their teacher come together in a lively exploration of assumptions different generations hold about one another, potential differences and common ground between the generations, and offered coaches a chance to try out coaching […]

FCC LAUNCHES ‘GO-TO’ ONLINE KNOWLEDGE PORTAL

The multi-stakeholder group, the Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC), has launched a website designed specifically to enable anyone involved in developing original knowledge in coaching to share links to the activities and projects that contribute to the development of the knowledge base of coaching.   The aim is for the website to be the ‘go-to’ place […]

HENLEY: MANY COACHES STILL NOT READY FOR GDPR

Despite widespread press coverage about the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May, and the hefty potential fines which might be incurred for non-compliance, many coaches remain confused about what they should be doing to comply. The days leading up to the deadline for compliance – 25 May – […]

UK ICF DELEGATES TOLD: INNOVATE FOR ‘A NEW ERA’

UK ICF conference, 7 May, London By Britt MacFarlane Coaches need to be pioneers and explorers in the world of coaching, innovating and exploring new methodologies that will form the basis of the profession’s next evolution, urged Hetty Einzig during her keynote: Coaching for a better future and respons-able leadership. The theme of this year’s UK […]

SURVEY: ONLY 28% OF COACHES TAKE CPD COACHING

EMCC 24th annual conference, Amsterdam, 11-13 April 2018 While coaches believe it’s important as a coach to be coached, not many are investing in coaching as part of their CPD, suggests a survey of 80 coaches. Eighty per cent of coaches responding to a survey carried out by Paul Stokes and Lis Merrick felt it […]

NEW LEADERS NEED BETTER ONBOARDING SUPPORT

EMCC 24th annual conference, Amsterdam, 11-13 April 2018 Executives and organisations are underestimating the challenges inherent in leadership transitions and are failing to prepare and plan enough for these, warned Tim Bright. “Sink or swim leadership transitions are not good enough,” said Turkey-based Bright in his session on onboarding: Coaching for the first 90 days […]

ERSHAD FRAMEWORK DEVELOPED FOR ISLAMIC CULTURE

EMCC 24th annual conference, Amsterdam, 11-13 April 2018 The GROW model is not fully fit for purpose in the Islamic world because of its focus on goals and because it’s not sufficiently focused on creating the right partnership conditions at the outset. These were among the conclusions of Kuwait-based Raja’a Allaho and London-based Christian van […]

BUSINESSES STILL NOT EMBRACING DIVERSITY AT WORK

EMCC 24th annual conference, amsterdam, 11-13 April 2018 By Liz Hall Businesses aren’t making the most of diversity because they view it through a limited collection of lenses, such as demographics, aren’t focusing on inclusivity enough and are failing to address conscious bias, suggested David Ringwood and Maria Brown. Despite many organisations becoming more diverse […]

TECH MODELS WILL TURN INDUSTRY ‘UPSIDE DOWN’

EMCC 24TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, AMSTERDAM, 11-13 APRIL 2018 In the next decade, we will need new organisational and work models as technology dissolves most of work as we know it, said Ruud Rikhof. Too many models are based on how things were – including hierarchy – rather than how they are: inter-connected. Increasingly, work will […]

UPDATED GLOBAL CODE OF ETHICS GAINS NEW BODIES

The Global Code of Ethics for Coaches, Mentors and Supervisors has been updated and three additional professional associations have signed up, boosting the global nature and reach of the Code. The UK’s Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision, the Associazione Italiana Coach Professionisti and the University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute have now signed […]