July 13, 2020

I have a brilliant collection of contacts in LinkedIn gathered over my own years at work and play.  I inflict my posts on all of you as well as the wider LinkedIn community but, until now, I have no aspirations to be an online influencer.  For this particular post I wi...

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...

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...

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 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...

May 1, 2020

A few weeks back I had a brilliant experience of how virtual coaching can extend the reach of the benefits of coaching.  The memory of those days has stayed vivid.  My visual and audio recall remains remarkably intact and comes associated with an emotional response tha...

April 23, 2020

Leadership and development coaching are about being curious.  It’s about developing trust, providing support, challenging thinking, and encouraging my clients towards purposeful change.  All this in service of their agenda.  It is also a partnership and as in any partn...

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