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COACHBOT TO BE DEVELOPED FOR THE UK MILITARY

Military personnel may soon receive personalised daily support from a coaching app around health, wellbeing and resilience, personal planning and development. A project led by Daden with resilience, stress management and mental health at work training provider, Altruist Enterprises, and the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) aims to develop a coachbot with the intention of […]

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FCC TO MAP LANDSCAPE OF ORGANISATIONAL COACHING

The multi-stakeholder coaching thinktank, the Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC), has launched an additional workstream to identify and describe the dimensions that define different types of coaching taking place in organisations. The purpose of this work is to create a landscape of coaching in organisational contexts to enable a common language about how coaching is […]

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GUIDED MEDITATION LEADS TO DEEP CONNECTIONS

ICF annual conference 7 May More than 80 coaches took time out for guided mindfulness practice to connect more deeply with themselves and other participants in Mark McMordie’s session on The Power of Feeling Safe: Leaders in a VUCA World at the UK ICF conference. With the recent publication of Amy Edmondson’s The Fearless Organisation […]

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HENLEY AND AC PUBLISH SUPERVISION ‘CALL TO ARMS’

The Henley Centre for Coaching and the Association for Coaching (AC) have joined forces in a “call to arms” for wider coach supervision take-up and development, with the publication of their Manifesto for Supervision. Written by three prominent practitioners, Peter Hawkins, Eve Turner and Jonathan Passmore, the Manifesto promotes the importance of supervision in coaching, […]

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SGCP DELEGATES EMBRACE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY

Some 100 delegates gathered at the annual conference of British Psychological Society’s special interest subgroup, the Special Group of Coaching Psychologists (SGCP) on 6-7 June in London. In her opening address of the conference, Embracing Diversity and Inclusivity: Challenges and Aspirations in Coaching Psychology, SGCP chair Laura Rees-Davies positioned the vision and the objectives of […]

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IT’S NOT THE SIZE OF THE PAY CHEQUE THAT MATTERS

By Liz Hall Doing meaningful work is the top of the league of factors impacting happiness at work, according to a survey of 4,000 workers in the UK, US, France and Germany by collaborative work management platform, Wrike. Globally, four in 10 respondents said they’ve taken a pay cut to accept a position that made […]

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REVIEW: THE HEART OF COACHING SUPERVISION

The Heart of Coaching Supervision: Working with Reflection and Self-Care Eve Turner and Stephen Palmer Routledge 978 11387 2977 3 5 stars   This is one of those books that before long will be well-thumbed, and like a dear friend on the shelf, with brightly coloured stickers marking those special gems that you turn to […]

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OPINION: THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT – CROSSING THE DIVIDE

We need climate conscious coaches who can bridge the chasm between ‘business as usual’ conversations at work and their inner beliefs   In the last column I spoke of the earthquake in Surrey, UK. It woke me physically and shook me into being more active in addressing the big issues already around us, and coming […]

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OPINION: TALKING TEAMS – TEAM DETOX

When conflict enters effective team relations they can quickly turn toxic. Team coaching can help organisations find an antidote, says Georgina Woudstra   A team is a spider’s web of interconnected relationships – touch one strand and the whole web feels the effect. What’s more, most teams sit within wider organisational systems – webs within […]

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