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The two-hour coaching session is a thing of the past

Coaching in an organisational context has evolved and developed in many ways over the last two decades. Two of the leading trends as we entered 2020 were the impact of technology, with more coaching sessions taking place by video conference than in-person...

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What do I do as a coach when I've used up all of my tools?

“We only have two sessions left and I’m no closer to achieving the outcomes I’m being paid for.” Jeremy said. Jeremy is an experienced coach, with the grey hair and wrinkles of a life well lived. He’s been coaching since forever and there’s...

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Coaches - Our Time is Now

We are facing uncertain times. There is a bombardment of data, we humans, are in danger of becoming overwhelmed and overloaded. Fears of threats, some unknown, real and/ or imagined Yet, we are designed to accommodate threats; to handle the immediacy o...

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To what extent are coach supervisors lifeguards?

Hope you've been enjoying Helen's TCD community Zoom calls during lockdown. The one on coach supervision prompted this question about lifeguarding being a possible metaphor for coach supervision. The idea is a little frivolous perhaps, inviting an init...

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Setting intentions and knowing your purpose

The Question -  Helen Isacke asked Lesley Cave and me to stimulate some conversation about supervision in one of the Trusted Coach calls (If you have not joined them, they are well worth it) I love being challenged to do something like that. It makes...

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