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UK ICF DELEGATES TOLD: INNOVATE FOR ‘A NEW ERA’

UK ICF conference, 7 May, London By Britt MacFarlane Coaches need to be pioneers and explorers in the world of coaching, innovating and exploring new methodologies that will form the basis of the profession’s next evolution, urged Hetty Einzig during her keynote: Coaching for a better future and respons-able leadership. The theme of this year’s UK […]

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conference roundup: coaching and mentoring at work annual conference, 2 july, london

  One Leadership: do we leave legacy or debris? Neil Scotton and Alister Scott explored the potential contribution of working with legacy in leadership coaching, at the conference. “Whether we like it or not, we’re leaving a legacy. Do we leave one we want or debris behind us?” asked Scott. Scotton defined legacy as: “After […]

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Engaged BT staff attract like-minded customers

Chartered institute of personnel and development conference: coaching for business performance, 26 september 2012, London By Ros Soulsby Coaching is significantly boosting employee engagement and thus customer satisfaction at BT. Disengagement costs the UK some £44 billion a year – equivalent to half the annual cost of the NHS, revealed Caroline Waters, director of people […]

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Team GB uses “key values” to reach gold off the track, too

Engaging and consulting team members on key values with plenty of lead-in time contributed to Team GB’s shining performance off and on the track, said Sir Clive Woodward. Team GB won 65 medals, including 29 gold, at the London 2012 Olympic Games, but also performed impeccably at other times. Sir Clive, director of sport for […]

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News in brief: 2013 Ridler Report

Work is under-way on the 2013 Ridler Report. Ridler & Co’s study of strategic trends in senior executive coaching will be produced with the European Mentoring & Coaching Council for the first time and will continue to focus on topics of interest to coaching buyers, including the qualifications and qualities sought in coaches, the development […]

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MENTORING

In the eighth in a series of columns dedicated to mentoring, we look at developmental versus sponsorship mentoring. This issue: Does mentoring have a positive career impact? schools for thought lis merrick and paul stokes We now know how to set up a mentoring programme. But which type are you using? Most of us are […]

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