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Ethics in Action: What Executive & Life Coaches need to think about!

We last spoke about why coaches need to bring conversations about ethics to the front burner; in particular we spoke about boundary management. So, what does ethics in action look like? Clients can develop an unconscious wish for their coach … Continue reading

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Boundary Crossings and Boundary Violations in the Coaching Alliance

Ethics and ethical practice is not a topic that is discussed in-depth and length amongst coaches. Because the coaching profession is not (yet??) regulated by governmental and professional bodies, there is little pressure – or fear – for coaches to … Continue reading

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Want to increase your effectiveness as a Coach? Focus on SELF-CARE!

As coaches we work with our clients to help them through seasons of anxiety or emotional tsunamis. However, self-care is often not on own our agenda. We fool ourselves in thinking that just because we are able to help others … Continue reading

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Why do people snap? Say hurtful things? React in ways that don’t seem appropriate? 

Well, some are just mean or toxic!   Snapping, saying hurtful things or reacting with strong emotions can damage relationships at work and at home. Given the stress levels that many operate under, it seems that people tend to lose their … Continue reading

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Our Core Defect Story

Most of us – and many of our clients too – have a core defect story. This is the story that we tell ourselves to help us deal with the emotional pain in our life. This story about our suffering … Continue reading

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Do you want to be a Transformational Coach?

Transformational Coaching happens when a successful COACH is able to move her/his beliefs, values, learning and behaviours beyond their existing practice zone. They need to examine closely how they are interacting with their clients; be alert to what transference or … Continue reading

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Using AAR (After Action Review) in Leadership Reflection and Coaching Supervision

Carroll (2009) talks about how one can use AAR in coaching supervision or in leadership reflection (coaching). The AAR is a learning methodology devised by the American military as a way of learning from doing. The method and experience is … Continue reading

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Client asks the COACH – What about your own learning and development?

Coach! What if your client asks how you focus on your own learning and development? As coaches we help our clients make sense of their reality and empower them to better ways of being and doing. But how do we … Continue reading

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How Supervision helps you as a Coach!

Supervision is a strategic withdrawal to meditate, contemplate and think about our work. In the attention to and the reflection on, we learn how to do our work differently and better. That’s the purpose of supervision: it’s a `respectful interruption’ … Continue reading

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Coach! Take your game to the next level by working with a Coaching Supervisor!

A Distillation of Research to help us Understand Coaching Supervision Coaching supervision facilitates continuous self-evaluation and learning beyond the initial coach training; research shows that coach development occurs with supervised rather than unsupervised practice and that without supervision skill levels … Continue reading

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