18th November 2016

Judgmental ignorance or critical reflection?

Despite my concerns – indeed misgivings – about some aspects of the use of technology in our highly relational practice of coaching and supervision, I surprised myself when I recently booked to attend a workshop at OBCAMS in Oxford which was scheduled for late on a Friday afternoon. Not only would […]
1st November 2016

A refreshing approach to facilitation

The book, From Contempt to Curiosity by Caitlin Walker, is a refreshing and fascinating approach to facilitation which uses systemic modelling and working with clean language and metaphor to enable learning and development. Some of the themes Caitlin explores include how judgment and prejudice can impact on how we engage and […]
21st October 2016

In pursuit of silence

Today sees the UK launch of a new film, In Pursuit of Silence, which describes itself as ‘a meditative exploration of our relationship with silence, sound and the impact of noise on our lives’. Based on the trailers, and on reviews such as this one in the Guardian, I’m looking […]
20th October 2016

New course helps facilitators engage creatively

Artgym is launching an exciting new Advanced Diploma in Transformative Facilitation. The programme is aimed specifically at experienced practitioners who want to tap into the creative potential of the people they work with. The course will enable participants to design and facilitate creative collaborations to achieve positive change and transformation. It […]