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COACHING AT WORK AWARD WINNERS 2017

PRESS RELEASE – 11 July 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A host of movers and shakers received accolades for their contributions to the coaching profession, at this year’s Coaching at Work Awards.   The awards were announced by editor Liz Hall at a ceremony at the end of the annual Coaching at Work conference in London on 5 July, […]

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PEER AND TRADITIONAL SUPERVISION: THE BALANCE OF POWER

How is power experienced in traditional and peer supervision, and how can we best work with power dynamics? Carola Hieker reports By Carola Hieker While the large number of publications about supervision over the past three to five years confirms a growing interest in supervision, most focus on what we call ‘traditional supervision’ within a […]

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SUPERVISION: STAY SHARP, STAY SAFE

What motivates coaches to access supervision? Clare Norman interviewed internal and external coaches on why they devote time and money to coach supervision How dare we [coaches] believe that our clients need a safe thinking space and that we don’t need that for ourselves?” So said one of the coaches I interviewed for this article […]

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SOME 15 PER CENT OF COACHES WITHHOLD DEEPEST CONCERNS FROM THEIR SUPERVISORS

Most coaches view supervision as a place of safety. However, a global investigation by Erik de Haan, of Ashridge Centre for Coaching, reveals ongoing issues around shame and trust Have you taken the most concerning, worrying and/or shameful episode that occurred in your practice over the last few years to supervision? If not, it seems […]

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COMING OF AGE: THE DEVELOPMENT OF COACHING SUPERVISION 2006-2014

By Eve Turner and Peter Hawkins Coaching supervision is a relatively new phenomenon, arriving later than supervision in many of the other people professions and even new in relation to the short history of coaching itself. However, the past nine years have seen an exponential growth in the field. This growth includes: the number and […]

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MENTORING IS ‘SMALL TALK’ WITHOUT SUPERVISION

Many mentoring initiatives fail, many mentors don’t know what they are meant to be doing and meetings between mentor and mentee are often reduced to “having lunch”, suggests research. Senior leaders working as mentors, and their mentees, reported that most initiatives were not very successful and the results disproportionate to the time invested, according to […]

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CHAIN REACTION

Sarah Gilbert, Michelle Lucas and Eve Turner share their peer supervision research, reflect on their experiences, and raise questions for future debate Imagine our confusion when three qualified supervisors in a peer supervision chain received conflicting views about the appropriateness of this form of reflective practice for coach and supervisor accreditation purposes from three different […]

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Supervision, lives and audiotapes

What might be done to enhance learning, and add variety to and rejuvenate supervision sessions that feel like a duty rather than a joy? How can we get around the problems of limited and selective recall? Audiotapes may be the answer, say Liz Wiggins, Andrew Atter and Erik de Haan The use of audiotapes in […]

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