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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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OPINION: RELATIONSHIP SOS – THE MOTHER OF ALL CHALLENGES

Nicole Berg explores the complex and multifaceted nature of relationships to maximise fulfilment and quality of life for coaching and mentoring clients. This issue: Raising awareness of disruptive roles in a challenging relationship The quality of our lives will never be greater than the quality of our relationships. This is true for us, and it […]

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TROUBLESHOOTER: EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE

Two members of a leadership team are concerned about the stuckness of their organisation. So why is their CEO continually shutting down their concerns? The Issue Stephen and Jane are well-respected members of the leadership team of a public sector organisation in the UK. They’re in agreement that their organisation, while generally regarded as operating […]

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PROFILE OF JUDIT ABRI VON BARTHELD: A PASSION TRANSLATED

Judit Ábri von Bartheld is Hungary’s only resident ICF MCC credentialled coach. It’s early days for coaching here, but Ábri von Bartheld’s drive and enthusiasm could help change that. Liz Hall reports When the pop band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury delighted their audience in Budapest 31 years ago with a powerful rendition of […]

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ABB: A GLOBAL JOURNEY

ASEA Brown Boveri (ABB)’s coaching style OD ‘mentoring’ programme is bringing about a shift in culture and organisational growth. Dr Eunice Aquilina reports It may be helpful to draw distinctions between coaching and mentoring. In reality, I wonder if the name really matters, particularly if an intervention is succeeding. Certainly that’s the case with the […]

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SPECIAL REPORT: PART 4 – COACHING IN A CRISIS – BREAKING THE SILENCE

In the final part of our series exploring coaching and mental illness, Liz Pick and Neil Atkinson offer pointers for adapting your practice to include people with mental health conditions   Mental health directly impacts work performance so surely it makes sense for coaches to talk about it with every client, whether they’re happy and […]

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AN ARTIFICIAL REALITY

Coaching is becoming democratised and our tech is enabling it. Could digital coaches eventually replace human ones? Carol Braddick discusses an alternative future Since the coaching boom of the early 00s, our ‘coaching heroes’ working in HR, talent and L&D have picked their organisation’s spot on the governance spectrum: laissez faire or tight central management? […]

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CANADA: YOU’RE WELCOME

Canada currently has the highest population growth among the G7 nations, driven largely by newcomer immigrants. They’re now key to its future and mentoring is helping them adapt, and hopefully stay, reports Roxanne Reeves in Canada This year Canada is celebrating 150 years as a nation – one that believes, more than ever, that great […]

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TOOLBOX: ROADTEST CORPORATE GAMEPLAY

This issue we roadtest Jenson8’s virtual reality multi-player workshop What is it? Coaching and development company Jenson8’s new workshop for corporates draws on a multi-player virtual reality (VR) platform to immerse participants in scenarios designed for the strongest impact. In its virtual worlds, participants safely experience through gameplay difficult situations to learn how their behaviour, […]

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