9th August 2016

Integrity, humanity and humility – and Brexit?

A number of my supervision clients have raised the question as to what of the qualities of integrity, humanity and humility our politicians demonstrated in the build up to the Brexit referendum. This reminded me of an inspiring keynote by Lord David Owen at the Ashridge Relational Coaching Conference in June entitled […]
9th August 2016

EMCC Edinburgh conference

Conference: 1-3 March 2017 At the EMCC Conference in Edinburgh in March 2017, I am leading a session called ‘Managing the complexities of multi-stakeholder contracts in coaching assignments.’ The session takes place on 2 March. Whether we’re external coaches or part of an internal coaching team within an organisation, the client/coach relationship […]
30th June 2016

Goals or outcomes?

A client in supervision the other day asked how I distinguish between goals and outcomes in the context of coaching assignments and contracts, and I found myself considering the following metaphor. I may have a goal that I want to get from London to Edinburgh, and there will be a range […]
30th June 2016

The impact of multi-tasking

I am noticing often at the moment as I walk out on the streets of London that I find myself muttering about how so many people are ‘multi-tasking’. They have earphones on (so are presumably listening to music or radio or maybe having a phone conversation), they are carrying a […]
30th June 2016

Overwhelmed

So often these days, my clients arrive for our supervision sessions saying they are exhausted, overwhelmed, and ‘all over the place’. Our time together enables them to slow down and process the diverse elements of their lives and their work that they are immersed in and at times overwhelmed by. […]