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When’s the last time you pressed your pause button?

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As coaches we work to give our clients good space to think, reflect and work out how to fulfil their potential. But how often do we do this for ourselves? Since living in Weymouth, as far as possible I make a habit of taking a morning walk by the sea. An opportunity to engage in

How busy is your internal editor?

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When you come to supervision there is an underlying assumption that if you are to do quality work, you will need to feel safe to do so. Typically, you will have had a contracting discussion which, amongst other things, will have underlined that the relationship is a confidential one. And yet, from time to time

How do you manage your magpie tendencies?

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Once upon a time, I remember having a real thirst for gathering lots and lots of techniques that I could use with my coaching clients. I felt a little bit like a magpie – constantly attracted to bright shiny new techniques and taking them back to my nest to nurture! However, over time that has

What triggers you to get your scissors out of your pocket?

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At the Supervision Conference at Oxford Brookes a few weekends ago, Guy Claxton was the keynote and he told this story. Once upon a time a man saw a moth just as it was breaking out of its chrysalis. He watched the moth struggle to get through the casing – it seemed to have spurts

A day in the life of a coach: What’s it really like?!

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As part of International Coaching Week we gathered a group for discussion around “A day in the life of a Coach”. Those who attended were either just getting started in a new venture as a coach or were thinking of doing so in the near future. Michelle and Lorenza shared some of the highlights and

When could you invest in your development?

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Following on from our last blog about investing time, money, and directed energy in your own future, we thought it might be helpful to continue the conversation. In our Executive Coaching practices, we see critical moments when it is particularly worth backing yourself. There appears to be a “sweet spot” for development at these times, where

When did you last invest in yourself?

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This is a question one of us found ourselves asking a client recently. Unhappy at work, he started to compare himself to his peers and felt “less than”. It was when he started to lament the lack of leadership development he’d been given that the question was posed. His first response was to describe the energy

Using psychometrics in executive coaching

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In the context of development, a psychometric tool is a way of looking at individual differences and feeding that back to raise self-awareness. Often using a tool can give people the language to help them think about them self in relation to others, which can raise their social awareness. In turn this can make a

Drawing together a rationale for developing strong coaching capability in organisations

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We’ve been laying out a theme, that developing internal coaching capability is a great idea. Let’s take a step back and look at why we think that as a leader, using strong coaching skills and a coaching approach to your work will lead to better outcomes. One way we’ve found to explain this is below.