Posts in CPPD
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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Using ‘felt experience’ in coaching by embodying Chinese thinking by Simon Darnton

The more I coach, the more I am aware of how I rely on both mine and my clients’ felt experience as primary guides in the coaching space. Through this, clients also report that they become more aware of, and connected with, their felt experience. But more importantly they're able to use it practically, to be 

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Working as a Consultant Coach can speed up results! By Maria Biquet

Most of us are fed up with instructions, ready-made solutions and all the literature about “the X steps to success” that somebody else has tried (or just imagined) and presents them to us all as the Guru in the matter of self- development and success in life and business.

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“Rules of Thumb: My Own Coaching Heuristics” by Lilian Abrams

I have realized over my time as an executive coach (and prior to that, as an OD consultant) that I have assembled my own personal treasure box of what I call “heuristics”.  These are the pithy sayings, models, and go-to concepts that I have found useful in describing my meaning, in terms of providing a contribution to my client in that moment in our coaching conversation.  (Understanding the nature of that prompting urge is, I suspect, a topic for another blog-piece!)

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