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MANY FACTORS INFLUENCE OUR COACHING PERCEPTIONS

A large-scale study of coaching behaviours has revealed significant variations in perceived behaviour according to differences in age, gender, nationality, whether people identify as managers, consultants or coaches, or as a client of coaching By Erik de Haan   The study was carried out by Ashridge Business School among 537 coaches, 196 consultants and 559 […]

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Further guidance

Further guidance In the last issue, Erik de Haan and Michael Carroll argued that no amount of preparation can ready coaches for some tricky situations – there really are often no hard and fast answers. However, by considering real-life ethical dilemmas in the abstract we can fine-tune and add to ethical thinking Part 2: seven […]

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Outcome report: conversations are key to results

Erik de Haan and Nadine Page report on the largest quantitative coaching outcome study to date which they believe breaks new ground and will help to improve the effectiveness of coaching relationships. Coaches have long sought to improve their coaching conversations and have frequently questioned the effectiveness of their work and the impact it has […]

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Welcome to the September 2012 issue of the newsletter

Welcome to the September 2012 issue of the newsletter I remember talking to a head of coaching at a major retailer in the UK a while back (before the economic crisis) who didn’t believe in spending lots of money on evaluating coaching. He said he could see that it worked and that that was good […]

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Book Review: Supervision in Action: A Relational Approach to Coaching and Consulting Supervision

Title: Supervision in Action: A Relational Approach to Coaching and Consulting Supervision Author; Erik de Haan Publisher: Open University Press ISBN 978 03352 4577 2 Usefulness **** In this welcome addition to the literature on coaching supervision, de Haan applies the perspective he took in his earlier Relational Coaching. While other authors focus on the […]

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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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Welcome to the February 2012 issue of the newsletter

Welcome to the February 2012 issue of the newsletter Coaching at Work has launched a campaign to help increase the amount of high quality health and wellbeing coaching. As part of our Coaching for Health campaign, we’re running lots of editorial including our trends report in the March issue, and on health coaching approaches in […]

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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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