July 8, 2020

At various times I have been asked to deliver training or group coaching sessions on various topics related to process efficiency and good business practices.   This journey started some time ago with Frank Wright (thanks Frank!) and is the basis of an interest I have...

July 3, 2020

Our individuality is made up of a cocktail of character, experience and environment which form the values and beliefs which, in turn, direct our behaviours.   While we are individuals our individuality is made up from the multiple roles that we play in different parts...

June 23, 2020

I am delighted to be part of a team of coaches supporting the wellbeing of Health and Social Care workers in Scotland as they support the wellbeing of their patients.  It’s a purposeful activity, one that has the capacity to make a difference. 

Of course, my assump...

June 20, 2020

For some reason the phrase ‘pick up one end of a stick and you pick up the other’ has stuck in my mind for the last few weeks.  I can’ t help thinking of a Confucian sage invoking this profound saying but think that instead it is an American aphorism.   Perhaps the int...

May 31, 2020

Sometime back I wrote about three sounds that had an impact on me at the time that I heard them and which have retained an influence when I recall them from my memory.  I only got around to describing one of them, the sounds of buttons clattering on a surface.  I thoug...

May 31, 2020

Recently I was asked to deliver a webinar on entitled ‘Self-coaching for self-care’ to an audience of staff working in the health and social care sector in Scotland.  To get my thinking in some sort of order I did some writing that helped me to bring to life my underst...

May 30, 2020

Recently I was asked to deliver a webinar on entitled ‘Self-coaching for self-care’ to an audience of staff working in the health and social care sector in Scotland.  To get my thinking in some sort of order I did some writing that helped me to bring to life my underst...

May 19, 2020

'Don’t forget how privileged a position you have as a coach.  Your coachee offers you their trust, their honest thinking, their genuine feeling.  In doing so they unlock the potential in themselves yet need to be courageous and determined in doing so.  Respect the effo...

May 8, 2020

Being in touch with sense was a key aspect of a webinar that I co-delivered with Marcos Frangos earlier this week.  We each invited our audience to think about how they might experience using different forms of representation to help them make sense of themselves and s...

May 6, 2020

I’ve been doing virtual coaching for a while now and have written about how I buy into how a virtual connection can be a powerful ally in forming an effective coaching partnership.  I have one of those punchy take home message about virtual coaching that I occasionally...

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