CONTRACTING FOR INDIVIDUAL AND ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE: COACHING AT WORK CONFERENCE 2017

Jenny Bird opened the session by sending co-presenter Sarah Gornall’s apologies for her absence, and reflecting on how the conversation between them about this had had its own elements of successful contracting. By Sarah Dale She went on to lead group discussions on what an organisation might want to deliver and change through coaching, as well as consideration of what an individual might want to change through coaching. The issues in successful contracting were brought out through these questions. As Bird reflected on her own experience too, she said that “success is likely to be judged on how well we, […]

CAN YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? – MULTI-STAKEHOLDER CONTRACTING

Eve Turner and Peter Hawkins consider the impact, benefits and challenges of using multi-stakeholder contracting in a business setting, and offer some top tips to gain maximum value from it By Eve Turner and Peter Hawkins   A common theme had been brought to Eve in supervision: a supervisee had realised that the manager (the coaching sponsor) and their client hadn’t shared the same view on what the coaching was to achieve; there had been a lack of transparency despite a three-way conversation. So the final evaluation had become a challenge and the coach felt caught in the middle. Stories […]