An archive of articles on all topics of coaching and mentoring. You can search for your topic by using the search box on the left.

GOING GLOBAL

With competition for coaching assignments ever fiercer, is it time to develop your ability to coach internationally? You’ll need a certain mindset and the willingness and ability to embrace difference. Seasoned traveller and international coach Michael Millward explains About 25 years ago, I was working in a rapidly expanding telecommunications equipment manufacturer as an HR […]

ROADTEST: TOOLBOX – WE-Q FOR IQ

Coaching at Work road tests We-Q, a measure of a team’s collective IQ by Liz Hall   What is it? We-Q is the measure of a team’s collaborative intelligence – the ability to fulfil their purpose and thrive. We’ve all experienced the paradox of brilliant people stuck in the mud of dysfunctional team dynamics. Team […]

MENTORING: FAIL-SAFE PLANNING

There are several reasons why formal mentoring programmes don’t succeed. Lis Merrick explains how you can avoid the common pitfalls Why do mentoring programmes fail? Here are my top nine problems to watch out for when designing and running a programme.   Poor planning Ensure the programme is linked to the organisation’s strategic HR or […]

IT’S A FUNNY OLD WORLD

In this column, we provoke fresh thinking and round up some of the weird, wonderful, quirky, surprising – and shocking – stories out there Let’s play happy families Our early environment has a long-standing impact on our self-esteem, finds research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Ulrich Orth at the University of […]

PRESS RELEASE – COACHING AT WORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2018 – For immediate release 29 JUNE 2018

    This year’s Coaching at Work annual conference has the theme of creativity and innovation, which are much needed in our profession and in these challenging times. The conference brings together stimulating, respected and world-class speakers including Ernesto Spinelli, Louise Buckle, Maria Symeon, Lis Merrick, Thrive Partners, Rachel Ellison MBE, Louise Sheppard, Graham Lee, […]

Podcast: Louise Sheppard and Graham Lee

Graham Lee and Louise Sheppard talk to Coaching at Work’s Liz Hall about the importance of supervision being supervisee-led     Louise Sheppard’s research on supervisee-led supervision, featured in Coaching at Work magazine, has been creating waves, and her series of articles on this has seen her shortlisted for a Coaching at Work award – results will […]

Podcast: David Kesby on extra-dependent teams

Liz Hall interviews David Kesby about extra-dependent teams David Kesby is an organisational coach, and is also chief consultant coach and faculty for the Academy of Executive Coaching. His first career was in the Parachute Regiment before completing an MA in Management and Organisational Learning at Lancaster University and transitioning into a career focused on development. The last […]