4th May 2017

Multi-tasking, mindfulness and tai-ji

I was away over Easter for a week of tai-ji in Switzerland. I’ve been working with tai-ji for 20 years now, beginning with a workshop in Turkey I was invited to one summer called Touching Stillness. In the olive groves and mountains of Turkey, we did actually touch stillness. What […]
21st March 2017

Smartphones, likes, addiction and trekking

Like 6 million other people, I found Simon Sinek’s recent video interview on YouTube entertaining, thoughtful and challenging. Sinek is a speaker and author, and writes about leadership. In the video, he talks about how millennials (people born between the early 80s and the late 90s, many of whom are […]
10th March 2017

Managing the web of practical, psychological and professional contracts

I led an experiential workshop last week at the EMCC Conference in Edinburgh, exploring some of the key themes we often reflect on in supervision. The workshop explored how the client-coach relationship lives alongside many other interconnected relationships: HR, line management, coaching sponsor, consultancy sponsor, coaching supervisor. How do we […]
1st March 2017

Learning to facilitate creative collaborations in teams

The next Artgym Academy group facilitation programme starts on 22 September, and applications for the course are now open. Artgym is offering a one-year, part-time diploma course, leading to an Advanced Diploma in Facilitating Transformation. The qualification will enable participants to design and facilitate creative collaborations in teams, organisations and […]