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Feedback: wake-up call for ‘old-school’ leaders

Senior leaders at ERGO Insurance Group were operating in the past as if in a “flotation tank”, where a lack of stimulation in the form of feedback induced them to “hallucinate about who they are”, delegates heard. To help raise levels of self-awareness in ERGO’s leaders, feedback has now been placed firmly at the centre […]

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Survey: let’s find common ground

As we ring in the New Year, our Coaching at Work 2012 survey shines the spotlight on the latest developments in our profession, and your predictions Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the recent announcement of the formation of the Global Coaching & Mentoring Alliance (news, page 7, and pages 11-13), our attention has been drawn inwards. Collaboration […]

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Under pressure Workers in the UK believe middle managers and junior level staff are under more pressure than CEOs and senior executives, according to a study of more than 1,500 UK employees. The study, by OnePoll for consultancy Lane4, found that 48 per cent of workers feel under pressure at work while two-fifths feel they’re […]

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News: C@W conference roundup. Coaching’s here to ask questions

Coaching’s here to ask questions – Aboodi Shabi Coaches need to be bold and ask the questions others dare not ask – that’s when we best serve our clients, said Aboodi Shabi in his keynote address on whether coaching still matters, writes Kate McGuire. “Coaches have to navigate between working in and challenging the status […]

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News: Morgan and Merrick: our Coaching at Work winners

Kim Morgan and Lis Merrick picked up their Coaching at Work glass trophies at an awards ceremony at the Coaching and Mentoring at Work conference on 11 July. Morgan, who is our Coaching Person of the Year, said she was honoured and delighted, and Merrick, our Mentoring Person of the Year, said that she planned […]

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Balfour Beatty champions wellbeing programme

Balfour Beatty’s next wellbeing programme will target 300 of its most senior employees. Meanwhile, internal coaches are supporting 260 employees who took part in a pilot Know Your Numbers wellbeing programme run by Ei World in August to November 2011, in Balfour Beatty Plant and Fleet Services, one of the infrastructure services business’ divisions. The […]

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News in Brief

ICF: clients doubled Most coaches (67%) in the UK are female, according to the International Coach Federation (ICF)’s 2nd Global Coaching Study. Since the first study in 2007, the average number of active clients per coach has doubled to 10. The study also revealed that many coaches believe the public’s confusion about the benefits of coaching […]

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