Tag Archives: Coaching

Give and take

By the end of the two days I had coached 10 people. All of them 1 hour meetings. Understandably they were focussed, intense sessions. However rather than being like a fast machine gun burst each had its own specific nature. Some … Continue reading

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Unconditional positive regard

On Sunday evening whilst you were tucked up in bed I was finishing a course I’ve helped deliver in California. There have been 3 modules of 5 days and with this commitment of time also comes the chance to really … Continue reading

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Coyote Medicine

“A stranger in a strange land” – that was me last week, 6 days in California will do that to you, leave you confused, bamboozled and yet somehow curiously uplifted. I knew what I was getting in to as I … Continue reading

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Instinct

They looked at me, then again at the flip chart and then back to me. They were confused. I understood their dilemma, here they were on a leadership and management course and I was asking what their supernatural aid might be, who they could … Continue reading

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Century

I like cricket. There, I’ve admitted it. I can’t take it back. It’s too late now. Which begs the question, what is it that I like about the game? Well for starters I like the tactical side of it, it’s … Continue reading

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Really?

When I first started training to be a coach I was obsessed with having the right question, a killer enquiry which would lead to a huge breakthrough for the client. I was sold on the idea that there would be … Continue reading

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Wait and see

I’m glad that the NHS generally still refers to me as a patient. True, every once in a while I’m a “service user” and I “access care” for my mental health but when it comes to my knee injury they … Continue reading

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