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EMCC: SUPPORTING GROWTH

A study from the European Mentoring & Coaching Council on internal coaching highlights what support multinationals need, what the EMCC is already offering, and what it plans to offer, and invites responses from other professional bodies too. Lise Lewis reports It is now the norm for organisations to have an internal coaching capability, and 75% […]

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EMCC, AC and ICF form historic Global Alliance

By Liz Hall Coaches have broadly welcomed the Global Alliance formed by three of the industry’s leading professional bodies. The news of the formation of the Global Coaching & Mentoring Alliance by the International Coach Federation (ICF), the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) and the Association for Coaching (AC), broke at the EMCC’s annual […]

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Opinion

Liz Macann has won accolades for, and spoken all over the world about, the award-winning internal coaching scheme she set up at the BBC. Macann spent 12 years at the Beeb – here she reflects on her time there, and what the future holds REFLECTED GLORY Liz Macann There was a time when a client […]

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SHARE YOUR PASSIONS

What are the roles of coaching and mentoring in addressing the biggest challenges of the 21st century? In this three-part series, Neil Scotton and Alister Scott explore possible answers – and questions – from three camps. Last issue, they heard from clients making good things happen. Part two: Views and voices of coaches and mentors […]

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Coach selection: improvements or progress but at what cost?

A recent survey of executive coach selection reveals smarter practices, but also evidence of commoditisation and excessive process. Carol Braddick reports I watched the chair of a conference on executive coaching struggle to introduce his keynote speaker to delegates from blue-chip businesses. Why? It was the labyrinth of terminology in the speaker’s bio and the […]

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Leary-Joyce appointed EMCC UK president

As its new president, John Leary-Joyce will be helping the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) UK clarify its unique contribution. “Each of the four bodies has a different character and offering, so in this rich and flourishing profession I want EMCC UK to be clear about the unique contribution it makes to the market […]

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Collaboration best approach

Collaboration across the profession to educate buyers and the public about what best practice looks like and to develop a joint code of ethics and complaints procedure are your preferred ways of encouraging good practice and reducing incompetent, poor and unethical practice, according to the Poor Practice 2010 Survey. The survey was carried out among […]

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Coaching at Work e-newsletter — August 2010

Welcome to the August issue of the newsletter A group of us watched Gillo Pontecorvo’s brilliant black and white movie The Battle of Algiers (1966, re-released in 2007) recently. The film uses a gritty newsreel effect to recreate France’s suppression of the 1950s Algerian uprising. The film is as gripping now as when it was […]

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John Leary-Joyce takes up helm of EMCC UK

By Liz Hall As its new president, John Leary-Joyce will be helping the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) UK clarify its unique contribution. “Each of the four bodies has a different character and offering so in this rich and flourishing profession I want EMCC UK to be clear about the unique contribution it makes […]

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Poor Practice report reveals top ‘no-nos’

You’ve given the thumbs down to government intervention and the thumbs up to collaboration between professional bodies when it comes to dealing with incompetent, unethical and poor coaching practice in the UK. Only 14 per cent and 13 per cent of you, respectively, feel that government regulation will prevent or reduce incompetence, and poor or […]

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