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DOING MORE WITH LESS

Cost-cutting measures are high on the agenda of many public sector bodies today, but North Hertfordshire District Council is using coaching to keep its employees engaged, indicates research by coach and coaching lecturer, Tina Dickens A coaching culture that embraces all staff at North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) is helping employees remain engaged and deal […]

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TOOLBOX: ROADTEST – EMOTIONAL JUDGMENT INVENTORY

Margaret Chapman-Clarke explains how the Emotional Judgment InventoryTM can offer practitioners a robust measure of emotional intelligence Despite academic debates as to what emotional intelligence (EI) is, eg, trait or ability or a combination, it is widely accepted that our ability to notice, understand, manage and use our emotions is a critical success factor in […]

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CROSS-ORGANISATIONAL MENTORING: GREAT IDEA OR A HEADACHE?

In our latest column dedicated to mentoring, we discuss how to set up cross-organisational mentoring By Lis Merrick I have been fortunate enough to work on three cross-organisational mentoring programmes in my career, in one of which I am now deeply embroiled. For me, this can be mentoring at its finest, provided you have sufficient […]

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HOW TO… ACCESS THE WISDOM OF THE GROUP

A team contains a wealth of ideas, opinions and ultimately solutions to given issues. The Reflective Group Process for team coaching gives members a direct line to this resource, while improving group dynamics in the process, says Dr Patricia Bossons The Reflective Group Process has been around for quite a while, and appears in several […]

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RESEARCH MATTERS: LEADERSHIP COACHING

Overcoming a deficit perception of leader development Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Mike McLaughlin assess if coaching can address the deficit model commonly used for leadership capability in order to provide more holistic development, delivering not only skills, but also bravery Traditional leadership development takes a variety of forms and is supported by a multiplicity […]

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THE COACHING CHRONICLES: JAMES BROWN

Hello, I am Roach the Coach and I am your guide through the Coaching Chronicles. There are 4,500 species of us cockroaches so we are well placed, across the globe, and across time, to tell you about coaching… By Sam Humphrey James Joseph Brown was born on 3 May 1933 in South Carolina, US. His […]

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