Conference Material

Home Programme Keynote sessions Case studies Workshops Conference material Sponsors Booking Thank you to all our sponsors, speakers and delegates for your support Strengths-based coaching for culture change & leadership effectiveness at Samaritans: James Brook and Claire Watt Click here to view James Brook and Claire Watt material Kent County Council: coaching networks: Carol Wilson and Serena Cunningham Click here to view Carol Wilson and Serena Cunningham material Resilience in coaching: Carole Pemberton Click here to view Carole-Pemberton material Work/life balance in coaching & mentoring: David Clutterbuck Click here to view David Clutterbuck material Using metaphor for creativity & wellbeing […]


Round-up of stories from the Coaching at Work: Beyond Frontiers conference: Should coaches sniff cognitive enhancers before sessions? Cognitive-enhancing pills and a spray of bonding hormone oxytocin could be just what the modern coach needs, a neuroscientist has suggested. CLICK HERE Goal-setting findings should silence critics Findings from neuroscience showing the importance of goal-setting should flatten opponents of the GROW model once and for all, suggested cognitive neuroscientist Geoff Bird. CLICK HERE A whole person focus is ‘ultimate’ means to better performance To perform or fail; to be a hero or a zero? We live in a culture of opposites: […]


Sometimes if you move carefully through the forest   breathing like the ones in the old stories   who could cross a shimmering bed of dry leaves without a sound,   you come to a place whose only task   is to trouble you with tiny but frightening requests   conceived out of nowhere but in this place beginning to lead everywhere.   Requests to stop what you are doing right now, and   to stop what you are becoming while you do it,   questions that can make or unmake a life,   questions that have patiently waited for […]