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Blog - Coaching Supervision

Make your own music in coaching supervision

I think of coaching supervision a bit like a musical mixing desk.  You know, where you can mix and match strands of music in a composition that suits your taste.  You might increase one element and decrease another.  Supervision uses the mixing desk to...

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No crash helmet required

The high performance car I would love a Porsche 911.  I have driven one a couple of times around a track and been able to compare it to other high performance cars.  I can only begin to appreciate the value I might derive from owning such a car because...

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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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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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