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REVIEW: BECAUSE YOU CAN BY GILL SMITH

Because You Can by Gill Smith Richard Painter, Print Resources ISBN: 978 15272 1483 5 5 out of 5 stars The subtitle of the book sums it up beautifully: Living and Dying with CANcer on Your Own Terms. This is a book that anyone could (and should) read, because it is about courage and using our skills to be proactive in our own lives (and in Gill’s case, treatment). Most of all, it is about living life to the full and remembering what is important. Its relevance is obvious – all of us will have either experienced cancer or another […]

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HOW TO… MAKE A PROFESSIONAL WILL

Have you got a professional will? It makes sense to arrange one – while you still can. Gill Smith and Linda Aspey report What would happen to your clients, your livelihood and your business if you were suddenly unable to work because of serious illness, accident or unexpected death? Have you made arrangements about who’d tell them, who’d support them (and, if they wanted, continue their coaching, or help them to access other coaches), and who would take care of the financial and administrative aspects of your work? In other words, do you have a professional will? When one of us […]

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BECAUSE I CAN: A PROFILE OF GILL SMITH

Gill Smith has worked tirelessly as chair of the Association for Coaching UK. She continues to live purposefully, despite her recent cancer diagnosis   Gill SmithBy Liz Hall Sharp, tenacious, hard-working, warm, inspiring, a consummate professional – these are just some of the ways Gill Smith, the Association for Coaching (AC) UK’s chair for the past three years, has been described. Smith, winner of the Coaching at Work 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to Coaching, has worked devotedly in recent years to help professionalise the AC UK, and the wider coaching industry, and to boost collaboration across the professional bodies […]

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