28th February 2019
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Working with groups: A two-day development programme

I’m leading a development programme over two days in Dublin this May, entitled Working with Groups. The programme is for experienced executive coaches and coaching supervisors, and is run in collaboration with CSA Ltd and TIO Consulting. The programme will be experiential, with live supervision demonstrations, and practical application to […]
6th February 2019
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Conferences 2019

Over the coming months, I’m attending numerous conferences, some of which I’m offering a session on, others I’m attending solely as a delegate. Where possible, I’ve included links so you can explore the timetables and sessions that interest you. I’ll keep this list updated, and if anyone would like to […]
30th January 2019
15th Annual Coaching & Mentoring Research Conference at Oxford Brookes

Coming of age in our profession

I was at the International Centre for Coaching and Mentoring Studies 15th Annual Coaching and Mentoring Conference at Oxford Brookes in mid-January. It proved to be a thrilling day, as graduates of the university’s masters and doctoral programmes in coaching and mentoring presented a wonderfully eclectic range of research projects. […]
29th January 2019
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Attending to boredom

I was recently drawn to a piece written by Steven Chapman on his blog Can Scorpions Smoke? It’s about boredom and procrastination, both words which can have such pejorative connotations. As I asked myself, ‘When do you get bored, Alison?’ my thoughts took me to a myriad of associations. When […]