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How do you coach an intuitor-type person?

Some people find it really useful to be more aware about the ways they think or react, and there are a range of approaches and tools available that can help us do this. Carl Jung, in the 1920s, for instance, … Continue reading

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Making the change we know in our hearts is essential…by building a coaching culture

This was a guest post for CORE education, which originally appeared as:  Making the change we know in our hearts is essential…by building a coaching culture. Today’s leaders are expected to work well with people. This expectation includes being able to … Continue reading

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Mentoring and coaching different genders – what are the differences? If any?

This is an extract from a blog that really caught my attention! “I realize that I am more inclined to coach women. I have recently become aware that, although I have two sons and a great husband, all of whom … Continue reading

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Fostering the courage to act

Most of today’s leaders are expected to deal effectively with people ́s motivation and be able to inspire them to their best performance. An essential part of this is fostering the courage to act, develop new ideas, take risks, and … Continue reading

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The eight stages to a successful coaching culture

When we learn something, we change. However, it may take several steps during a coaching session to help a coachee become aware that they have learned, and recognise the relevance and application of their learning, which in turn, can help … Continue reading

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Staying motivated and organised…

Ever find yourself with a to-do list with things that just don’t get done? Sometimes these are tasks or activities that are in someway off-putting to you, so how can you motivate yourself to do them? Louise Barnes-Johnston suggests an … Continue reading

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Staying in balance: Coaching core competencies

While under discussion between coaching theorists and practitioners, there are some core competencies that most will agree contribute to being an effective coach. These core competencies are the ‘things a coach does’ before, during and after a coaching session, and … Continue reading

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Building a coaching culture in your organisation

Having identified some of the features and benefits of coaching culture, one of the next considerations is designing a coaching programme. Initial discussions and decisions should involve as many stakeholders as is feasible, and will need to focus on how … Continue reading

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How to identify a healthy effective coaching culture within an organisation

Globally, a wide range of organisations and businesses are developing a coaching culture (Weekes, 2008), in the hope of realising a wide range of benefits, that include personal and professional growth (Hay, 1995), resilience in the face of change, business … Continue reading

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Characteristics of coaching

Coaching has a wide range of characteristics, some of which are related to the definition of coaching that you choose to work with. In general, the main characteristics of coaching in all approaches include the notion of change. Learning, by … Continue reading

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