Posts in Practitioner Experience
Experiencing the added value of coaching from within an organisation by Syeda Noor-ul-ain Yousaf (Guest)

Before becoming a coach and feeling the magic myself, I would never have called somebody in case of a problem. I would have kept thinking through the pros and cons of different ideas and evaluating them myself.

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States and Spaces: Using analogies and metaphors to describe our personal coaching philosophies by Keiko Shinohara and Yvonne Thackray

There really is no one way to do coaching because we each have our own unique ways of caring for, and paying attention to, the needs of our clients when we coach. However, when we talk about what attracts each of us to do coaching

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A guide to the very lonely planet of working as a coach: maintaining my voice, presence and self as an instrument at its best By Luis San Martin

“Dad, I want to be a coach like you. [Dad replies, with clenched fists and a strained expression] Oh, God! Please, get a real job.” Let’s imagine for a moment that your kid comes up to you with such an occurrence.

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Being and becoming: Mission reinforced by some exercises of meaning by Paul Foegle (Guest)

The books of personal development are numerous to know a great success. With Jean Monbourquette's « How to Discover Your Personal Mission: The Search for Meaning », I am lucky (as well as others) to find keys to answer the question of how to do find your own search for meaning? How to welcome one’s Mission?

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Passing ownership and responsibility with a non-directive style of coaching by Simon Dennis

My style of management and coaching can best be described as non-directive. Over time my roles have evolved to become more strategic than tactical, more management than operational. Partly it was about always seeking consensus – usually by asking questions – rather than telling somebody how something could be better. Partly it was also because I didn’t

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