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THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT: THE PLAY’S THE THING

Coaching helps our clients understand their work and lives, and the many roles they will play. Just make sure they focus on the bigger picture, not just their lines By Neil Scotton and Alister Scott In his book, Myself and Other More Important Matters, Charles Handy recounts being approached by a man. “I hear that […]

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Little changes can make big ripples

A series of columns on our role in tackling the complicated economic, environmental and social challenges we face. It is a place to question, offer, share, explore, challenge, dissent, celebrate, reflect, learn and enjoy Shifting a system, making a dent in history, being a catalyst for change for the better: it can seem overwhelming. A […]

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Three Minutes to Midnight:big work means seeing the big picture

A series of columns on our role in tackling the complicated economic, environmental and social challenges we face. It is a place to question, offer, share, explore, challenge, dissent, celebrate, reflect, learn and enjoy Big work means seeing the big picture The group of charity leaders were sitting in a circle. One was deeply upset. […]

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Three minutes to midnight: How do you want to be remembered?

A series of columns on our role in tackling the complicated economic, environmental and social challenges we face. It is a place to question, offer, share, explore, challenge, dissent, celebrate, reflect, learn and enjoy How do you want to be remembered? In our last column we reported how all the major coaching bodies now have […]

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Change is in the air

Three minutes to midnight A series of columns on our role in tackling the complicated economic, environmental and social challenges we face. It is a place to question, offer, share, explore, challenge, dissent, celebrate, reflect, learn and enjoy. Change – coming to a coaching organisation near you Change is in the air. The latest International […]

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Can you lead if you don’t know what you’re leading for?

Three minutes to midnight This is the second in a new series of columns on our role in tackling the complicated economic, environmental and social challenges we face. It will be a place to question, offer, share, explore, challenge, dissent, celebrate, reflect, learn and enjoy There is so much to celebrate from the recent Olympics […]

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Three minutes to midnight

Save the planet? You’re having a laugh! This new column explores our role in tackling the complicated combination of economic, environmental and social challenges we face. It will be a place to question, offer, share, explore, challenge, dissent, celebrate, reflect, learn and enjoy. Chris Smith, chairman of the Environment Agency, was a guest at a […]

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The what, why and how of it

I’ve been thinking about why we do what we do and how we do it, a lot recently. I blame Tatiana Bachkirova. In the first term of her postgraduate supervision course at Oxford Brookes, we had to write about our model, demonstrating that we understood why we worked the way we did. We had to […]

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Welcome to the March 2012 issue of the newsletter

Welcome to the March 2012 issue of the newsletter We have a fabulous line-up planned for our conference in central London on 11 July. The theme is Embracing and Enabling Change: resilience, creativity and wellbeing in these challenging times. Sessions include a keynote on neuroscience, case studies from Unilever and the Samaritans, and workshops on […]

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SHARE YOUR PASSIONS

What are the roles of coaching and mentoring in addressing the biggest challenges of the 21st century? In this three-part series, Neil Scotton and Alister Scott explore possible answers – and questions – from three camps. Last issue, they heard from clients making good things happen. Part two: Views and voices of coaches and mentors […]

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