News & Blog

Keep visiting us on our News and Blog page for all the latest and the best in the world of coaching. Coaching tips and ideas, things we think you might like to see, fun things and serious things. We will also be featuring guest blogs – so please let us know if you have something you want to share!

Family Dynamics and Coaching

As the Christmas holidays approach, many of us will be spending time with family members.  How many of us find ourselves reverting to redundant patterns of behaviour with our extended family or feeling as if family members have old, outdated perceptions of us? To understand this better, we can learn from one of the founding fathers of...

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Business & Executive coaching

Working as a coach in business and executive coaching is a highly skilled and increasingly competitive role and requires demonstration of the following competencies: Psychological Mindedness

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The blurring boundaries between coaching and therapy

Coaching has only been around since the mid-1990s but it has developed with such rapidity that executive coaching is now probably the fastest growing form of organisational consulting.  In the US alone the coaching industry is reportedly worth more than $1 billion per year.  The International Coach Federation, which is just one of many...

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Overcoming fear of failure

A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. – William Shedd

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What a difference some praise makes!

As a coach, I regularly and sincerely praise and champion my clients and the delegates on my coaching courses.  I also teach my students the importance of praise and appreciation and frequently quote Nancy Kline’s recommended ratio of 5:1 praise to criticism.

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