THE STATE OF ‘PRESENCE’

Being present is the magic ingredient in all coaching conversations, and mindfulness practice can further develop it. In fact, there are so many overlaps that it’s sometimes hard to distinguish between the two concepts, says Roland Spencer, associate lecturer at the...

Mentors help women get ahead

How can we build women’s confidence at work? A new guide shows businesses how to implement programmes to help women reach top leadership roles Mentoring is the most important thing Women in Leadership programmes can offer women, suggests a guide from the CIPD and 02....

RESEARCH: ARE WE LIONS OR LAMBS?

Coaching with courage and vulnerability can not only lead to client change, it can boost coaches’ learning too, says Janet Laffin, senior lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University. There has been renewed interest in the relational qualities sponsors look for in a coach,...