21st October 2016

In pursuit of silence

Today sees the UK launch of a new film, In Pursuit of Silence, which describes itself as ‘a meditative exploration of our relationship with silence, sound and the impact of noise on our lives’. Based on the trailers, and on reviews such as this one in the Guardian, I’m looking […]
20th October 2016

New course helps facilitators engage creatively

Artgym is launching an exciting new Advanced Diploma in Transformative Facilitation. The programme is aimed specifically at experienced practitioners who want to tap into the creative potential of the people they work with. The course will enable participants to design and facilitate creative collaborations to achieve positive change and transformation. It […]
10th October 2016
Photo of people shadows on paving stones

Action research or researching action?

I’m going to be exploring the theme of ‘action research or researching action?’ at a coaching conference on 18 November at Coaching at MDX 2016. I’m noticing frequently how action research informs my practice and how I engage with my clients and the issues they bring to supervision. As a […]
29th September 2016

More leaders are developing coaching skills

As the demands of constant change, unpredictability, increasing technology and globalisation continue, more and more leaders are seeking to develop coaching skills. In helping their people find their own solutions rather than expecting them to comply to orders from above, organisational cultures are also changing. There is growing evidence that […]
26th September 2016

Workshop on the brain: how do I know when I know?

I recently attended a three-day series of lectures on the brain. This was a residential programme with two x 90 minutes lectures at the start and end of each day with some voluntary (not altogether relevant) experiential workshops in between, which I opted out of. As I think back on […]