Posts in Skills
When ego gets in the way of a good coaching conversation by Petra Macdougald

Recently I conducted a video conference session with an overseas client. This client is a senior executive and we have had previously three very fruitful sessions face to face. While I do conduct a fair number of coaching sessions via

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Reflection of self through coaching by Patrick Ng (guest)

In coaching, we make use of a lot of entry points. We're listening, asking questioning, finding and engaging with passions,

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Listening unlocks my approach to coaching by Keiko Shinohara (guest)

Every coach listens; the difference lies in the ways we each focus on what we’re listening to and how (self-) aware we each are when we’re listening to our client communicate with us.

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How to Say No …gracefully by Katy Tuncer

Imagine you are not yourself, but you are “in charge” of you. You can deploy yourself to any set of tasks and activities you choose, in life and work.

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To what extent do we consider biases in our practice as coaches? by Lynne Hindmarch

In this blog-article I will discuss areas of cognitive bias that I have come across consistently in my coaching practice, my experience of transference, and the implications for coaching.  

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Powerfully Handling Distractions by Katy Tuncer

Everyone faces a constant steam of opportunities to shift focus away from planned work. Some distractions are externally imposed and others just seem to pop up in the mind. Either way, badly handled distractions can lead to wasted time and frustration. How often do you end the day frustrated with what you have achieved or irritated with yourself for wasting time on the wrong things?

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How Actual Practice Informs Appreciation of the Complex Challenges in Effective Team Coaching by Sue Young

I am increasingly asked to do more team coaching, in addition to one to one coaching just by itself. I felt it would be an interesting time to take stock of my approach and review the underpinning principles / values I practice in my team coaching. 

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Intuition as a Leadership Asset by Larissa Conte

It inspires curiosity, intrigue, skepticism, judgement, and profound personal growth, as we work together to develop their intuition as a powerful asset. In this article, I share how I help leaders develop their intuition as a key capability 

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