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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 framed in organisations, enable organisations to navigate the territory and make the optimum strategic choices (based on resources, context and ambitions of the organisation) and to educate buyers and providers of coaching. According to FCC directors, Maria Symeon, formerly of PwC, and Louise Buckle of […]

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FCC: WHAT’S NEXT

It’s coaching but not as we know it. Participants at the Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC) Group’s roundtable on disruptive technology share further thoughts and highlight next steps   The coaching market just got a lot more crowded. In addition to the usual flood of new coaches, coach supervisors and coach trainers, we’re seeing more options to deliver coaching without a human coach and a host of players stepping in to manage and supply these options. And the pressure is on in organisations to weigh up which options will best suit. Consider the following scenario. A leader selected for a […]

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FCC CALLS FOR INDUSTRY GUIDANCE ON ADOPTING TECH

Technology developed for the coaching market needs to support, rather than drive, the coaching agenda while at the same time, coaches need to better understand technology and new types of data, according to participants in a multiple stakeholder debate on disruptive technology. Coaching think-tank, the Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC), held its first roundtable on disruptive technology on 11 December, exploring how technology can both support and challenge coaches and coaching practices. Participants at the event hosted by KPMG in London included providers of technology developed for the coaching market, executive coaches, and organisational coaching buyers, sponsors and internal coaching […]

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FCC LAUNCHES ‘GO-TO’ ONLINE KNOWLEDGE PORTAL

The multi-stakeholder group, the Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC), has launched a website designed specifically to enable anyone involved in developing original knowledge in coaching to share links to the activities and projects that contribute to the development of the knowledge base of coaching.   The aim is for the website to be the ‘go-to’ place to find out where significant thinking is happening for the future of coaching. Any organisations carrying out any studies, publishing any articles or creating any forms of knowledge that they want people to know about, can register for free. The Coaching Knowledge Portal allows anyone […]

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COACHING AT WORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017: FCC PANEL – BEWARE DISRUPTORS

Coaches need to be more aware of disruptors impacting the world of work, better recognise the changes already occurring and identify opportunities and challenges presented, urged a panel on professionalising coaching in a changing business context. By Nicole Berg The panel featured four members of the Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC): Maria Symeon, global coaching leader, PwC; Joy Harcup, founder of Harcup Consulting; Sally Bonneywell, VP coaching at GlaxoSmithKline and Liz Hall, editor, Coaching at Work. The FCC is a multi-stakeholder group including representatives from corporates, leading professional bodies in the UK, academia, research institutes, and Coaching at Work. The […]

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OPINION: COMPETENCES – CAPTURING OUR BEHAVIOURS

Competences have come under attack in recent years. They are either used wrongly or picked apart to find fault. David Sleightholm comes to their defence I’ve been involved with competences in their various forms for many years, and I’m noticing a pattern in articles written about them in coaching journals. They tend either to set them up to do things they were never intended to do, and then analyse how and why they fail, or they document poor practice in their deployment. The conclusion is that they are a bad thing. I beg to differ! Competences are useful, when deployed […]

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FCC OFFERS DEFINITIVE GUIDE FOR EXECUTIVE COACHING

By Liz Hall Buyers, sponsors and providers of executive coaching now have a comprehensive guide to help them define, articulate, purchase and deliver high-calibre interventions in organisations.  (FCC), a multi-stakeholder group comprising volunteers from corporates, professional bodies, academia, research bodies and Coaching at Work, has produced a guidance document setting out definitions, principles and practices for professional executive coaching in organisations. The document, Framework for Professional Executive Coaching in Organisational Settings, seeks to define the boundaries of professional coaching in organisational settings, and to support internal coaching sponsors and buyers, and internal coaches and external coaches to identify boundaries and best […]

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FCC PUBLISHES GUIDANCE DOCUMENT ON ORGANISATIONAL PROFESSIONAL COACHING

Buyers and suppliers of coaching now have a comprehensive guide to help them define, articulate, purchase and deliver high calibre professional executive coaching in organisations. By Liz Hall Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC), a multi-stakeholder group comprising volunteers from corporates, professional bodies, academia, research bodies and Coaching at Work, has produced a guidance document setting out definitions, principles and practices for professional executive coaching in organisations. The document is the result of a work over a number of years from volunteers from organisations including Association for Coaching; Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision; AoCS (Association of Coaching Supervisors); British […]

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FCC PUBLISHES GUIDANCE DOCUMENT ON ORGANISATIONAL PROFESSIONAL COACHING

PRESS RELEASE – 15 March 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Buyers and suppliers of coaching now have a comprehensive guide to help them define, articulate, purchase and deliver high calibre professional executive coaching in organisations. Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC), a multi-stakeholder group comprising volunteers from corporates, professional bodies, academia, research bodies and Coaching at Work, has produced a guidance document setting out definitions, principles and practices for professional executive coaching in organisations. The document is the result of a work over a number of years from volunteers from organisations including Association for Coaching; Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision; AoCS (Association of Coaching Supervisors); British Association for […]

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