INTERNAL COACHING HELPS RETAIN TALENT AT NEWS UK

Coaching At Work Annual Conference 2016, 6 July, Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London Internal coaching has opened up communication across functions and helped talent be retained more easily at News UK – a “typical VUCA environment”, said James Hutton, former head of talent and development. In wake of the phone-hacking scandal and closure of News of […]

SOUTHAMPTON UNI ROLLS OUT LEADERSHIP CIRCLES

Coaching At Work Annual Conference 2016, 6 July, Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London How do you teach ‘esteemed professors’ to be leaders, to be collaborative and work with professional service colleagues? You don’t. You create an environment for them to teach themselves.”   So said coach and coach supervisor Eve Turner at her session on the Leadership […]

WHEN DID YOU LAST FEEL GRASS?

Coaching At Work Annual Conference 2016, 6 July, Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London In an inspirational keynote address on Complexity, Contradiction, Connection and Collaboration, Anthony Kasozi used the power of story-telling to encourage his audience to think more deeply about their way of “being” as coaches for the 21st Century: to share more of their own […]

WE NEED COMPASSION, SAYS HALL

Coaching At Work Annual Conference 2016, 6 July, Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London   “In order to blossom, we need the mud,” said Liz Hall, reminding delegates that crisis can enable people to grow, learn and transform. It requires us to be brave and foster the resources we need for this. Being critical and judgemental undermines […]

THE ‘F WORD’

Coaching At Work Annual Conference 2016, 6 July, Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London In her keynote address on The Power of Positive Psychology, Dr Suzy Green said that in a VUCA world, the ‘F word’ is key – we need to be “flourishing”. To be flourishing we need to be at the high end of the […]

LET’S DO IMPROV

Coaching at Work annual conference 2016, 6 July, Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London What has improvisation got to do with coaching? So asked coach, facilitator and founder of the More Fool Us comedy improvisation team, Paul Z Jackson, in an engaging workshop on eight ways to improvise as a coach, based on his ‘Lifepass’ model. In […]