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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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A Very Adult Conversation About Coaching Competencies

Lesley Cave and I (Fiona Elder) have combined a love of coaching with the desire to take complex subjects and start to explore and get to understand the newly defined ICF competencies. We are both PCC coaches and qualified supervisors who have come to the...

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Coaching in anxious times

The statistics around mental health show us that it is likely that, as coaches, we will encounter individuals with anxiety, stress conditions, burnout, depression and other psychological disorders – we will already have clients who live with these condi...

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Internal coaches need external supervisors

It’s considered best practice among professional coaches that they work with a supervisor, someone who creates space for them to reflect on their work. But how common is this among internal coaches? There’s a long tradition of supervision being pro...

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