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LETTERS

Like Kahlo, be the best you In late October 2017, I spent 10 days in New Mexico, the US and visited Ghost Ranch and Abiquiu where Georgia O’Keeffe painted (see Rachel Ellison’s review, vol 12, issue 1), a photographic exhibition of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and the gallery of Native American painter Daniel B Ramirez’s […]

TALKING TEAMS: WHAT IS TEAM COACHING?

This new column by Georgina Woudstra seeks to stimulate thinking around the growing landscape of team coaching In the 22 years since the International Coach Federation was founded, individual coaching has become robustly defined, grounded on a clear ethos and core coaching competencies. Organisations around the world have created schools based on this grounding, often […]

RELATIONSHIP SOS: THE CHALLENGING WIFE

Raising awareness of disruptive behaviours in relationships – Part 2. This issue: How can a coach help a client address behaviours and take responsibility for their part in creating an unhealthy relationship dynamic? By Nicole Berg Regular readers will know that in this column, I describe a client issue and invite the perspective of a […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: HERE’S MY OPINION

The chair of an organisation feels her CEO is not responding to coaching. The coach, against protocol, gives advice to both, which is followed. Wrong move? The issue Mary is an executive coach working with a CEO who is under pressure from the supervisory board of her company. Mary has had a triangular meeting at […]

HELP OR HINDRANCE?

In this three-part series, Louise Sheppard shares her research on the supervisee perspective in coaching supervision, which has implications for all involved. Part 1: how supervisees inhibit and enable their supervision   There has been little research into the supervisee perspective in coaching supervision even though it is more challenging and exposing to be a […]

THE ART IN MENTORING

Successfully promoting innovation and creativity among young creative people through mentoring means treading a delicate line, as the Oxfordshire Youth Arts Partnership has discovered. Carmelina Lawton Smith reports As director of the Oxfordshire Youth Arts Partnership (OYAP Trust), Helen Le Brocq has worked with vulnerable young people and young emerging artists/practitioners for many years and […]

BEHIND THE MASK

In this age of high exposure, what does it mean to be authentic in a workplace context, and what then does this mean for the coaching profession? Neil Tomalin shares his research What rules now apply to the sharing of personal information in the workplace? How should we do it and what should we say? […]