29th June 2017

Valuing the betwixt and between phase in career transition

At the recent EMCC Research Conference in Greenwich, the opening keynote gave Professor David Gray the opportunity to explore the theme of liminality and fragmentation in the trauma of career transition into coaching. What he said was based on his major study into concepts of professional identity. What I found […]
23rd June 2017

Surveying team coaching supervision

At the recent EMCC Mentoring and Coaching Research Conference, David Clutterbuck and I presented the latest results from our survey into team coaching supervision (pictured above). To our knowledge, this is the first survey of its kind in this young, emerging field of coaching and supervision. We had 55 respondents […]
12th June 2017
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Putting research at the heart of practice

I’m looking forward to contributing to the EMCC’s annual Research Conference at the University of Greenwich this week. The conference theme is Putting research at the heart of practice. Keynote speakers, a panel of experts and over 20 session speakers (of which I’m one) will develop the theme. The keynote […]
12th June 2017

A key book for facilitators and supervisors working with groups

I’m halfway through reading Group Action by T Martin Ringer. It’s the first book in a while that has resonated so strongly with me, and I’m enjoying taking notes and capturing the key elements. The book is an insightful and comprehensive exploration of how groups work, and the role of […]
4th May 2017

Sharing team coaching supervision research at the International Supervision Conference

I’m looking forward to sharing a session with David Clutterbuck at the Oxford Brookes International Supervision Conference next week (13 May). We’re going to be talking about the early results for the Team Coaching Supervision Survey we’ve been conducting. See the conference programme for details about the day, and book […]