4th November 2019

When the client says, ‘do it our way’

What did I learn from leading a workshop on multi-stakeholder contracting at the ICF Converge 2019 conference in Prague recently? The workshop (pictured above) was an experiential session, working with a complex case study. It explored how the client-coach relationship is created alongside many other interconnected relationships, including HR, line […]
5th October 2019

Taking supervision into the great outdoors (video)

’Talking together’ is a series of video conversations between Edna Murdoch and me. It’s our regular dialogue space, where we discuss ideas, tap into trends we’re noticing or books we’re reading, and share themes from our client work and the wider field. Our second conversation is about taking supervision groups […]
4th October 2019
Photo of Alison leading the Working with Group programme in Dublin, May 2019

Working with groups: A two-day programme in Sydney

I’m looking forward to facilitating a two-day development programme in Sydney next February (2020), entitled Working with Groups. The programme is for experienced executive coaches and coaching supervisors, and is run in collaboration with CSA Ltd. The programme runs on 10-11 February – please note, places for the 3-4 February programme […]
26th September 2019

Mapping the dynamics of team coaching

In the past few years, it has become evident to team coaches and those who supervise them that the practice of team coaching often presents challenges that are significantly more demanding and complex than anything which emerges in one-to-one coaching. David Clutterbuck and I carried out an online research survey in 2017, […]
1st August 2019
Photo by Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash

An innovative four-day programme for qualified coaching supervisors

Next March (2020) I’m going to be involved in facilitating an innovative and immersive four-day programme for qualified coaching supervisors at beautiful Salomons Estate in Kent. Beyond Models, Going Deeper promises to be a time of personal reflection, giving us the opportunity to pause and discover a deeper vision of […]