A blog with views, opinions and discussion dedicated to personal development, executive coaching, team & group coaching and organisation development
Dyslexia and coaching
Dyslexia places no barriers on success. The World Economic Forum says that the thinking skills of those with dyslexia are an exact match for the skills of the future. Coaching can support those with dyslexia to strengthen their sense of self.
Elizabeth's story: Coaching and neurodiversity
Each client is an individual and the way we create that relationship will be tailored to their unique needs – in that respect there is not a lot of difference when we are working with neuro diverse clients
Achieving Diversity With a Coaching Mindset
A coaching mindset is vital if we are to create the inclusive, diverse environments we know will benefit us all. There are no benefits to homogeneity in the workplace.
Briony’s story: Coaching and the delivery of a Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy
In 2020 Briony Hughes, Director of HR at News UK, launched a major diversity and inclusion strategy. As someone who has coached and been coached, she knew that it could play an important role in the implementation and lasting success of the strategy. In this post, she shares how.
Jim’s story: the male ally and the coaching mindset
Rear Admiral Jim Macleod shares his experience as he worked to better support diversity in his organisation. He shares some wonderful insights on creating the space for others to share their experiences without judgement.
Relationships, trust and a coaching mindset in the post-covid world
As restrictions ease and we head back into offices, managers and leaders will continue to play a much bigger role in connecting people and connecting with people. Trust becomes even more valuable. Meaning becomes more important. The prospect of continuing this burden is daunting but in this post I explain how a coaching mindset in leaders and managers can not only ease the burden, but lift it and make it a point of growth for themselves and for their teams.
Different lenses to Coaching Practice - The person centred and solutions focussed approaches
Ola Lagunju and Shaun Lincoln, faculty members on the Foundation in Coaching Practice programme, discuss the person centred and solutions focussed approaches
The skills you need to lead post-pandemic
As we contemplate returning to our offices, managers and leaders will continue to play their ever increasing role as a connector – connecting people but information and tasks too. In this post, I look at the new leadership profile and explore one vital element of leadership in post-pandemic world: connection — cognitive, emotional and somatic and how a coaching mindset which unlocks trust and meaning and afford you the opportunity to strengthen your repertoire to connect with more and different types of people and enhance your leadership.