Dispatch from the [Internal Coaching] Front by Ian Flanders

I recently took part in a group supervision meeting with a number of my fellow internal coaches. For the coaches it is an opportunity, once a quarter to come together and discuss our practices. My sense is that for all of us it is an opportunity to get help and support, learn from others’ experiences, and take strength from the community. During this meeting two of the group shared quite different dilemmas that were troubling them, 

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Evaluating and enhancing the internal Job+ coach programme by Petra Macdougald

In December 2016 I shared with you the benefits our internal Job+ coaching programme generates and how we worked in parallel with 5 internal full-time coaches and a pool of 13 Job+ coaches (colleagues who perform individual coaching in addition to their business tasks) to meet coaching demands. This way of working allows us to provide individual and team coaching as well as support leadership development.

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The Accidental Coach OR "How I stumbled across coaching and discovered I was one" By Epimetheus (guest)

Service - helping others.  There, I’ve said it. After much reflection and rummaging in my memory I’d sum up my approach to coaching with that one word.  Jeremy Bentham wrote, “Create all the happiness you are able to create.  Remove all the misery you are able to remove.”  And coaching is a powerful way of doing that.

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“Making sense of how we define a coaching approach – Part 3 : differentiating leaders taking a coaching approach from internal coaches” by Doug Montgomery and Laurent Terseur

In our first two blogs of this mini series we explored what it took for us as former leaders and managers to expand our existing range of styles by adding a more coaching approach, and shared what we felt were the related benefits and challenges that may be of value to others. 

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