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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!

Team coaching

At Barefoot Coaching we find that many organisations are requesting team coaching interventions in addition to one to one executive coaching.

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Spring clean your life

In the 1930s, 40s and 50s people would traditionally undertake a Spring Clean of their homes around this time of year. This was prompted by the return of the sunshine throwing light on the dust and debris in the house, with a great sense of starting anew and getting rid of all the junk and baggage of the last year.

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NLP - how it was I got to the root of the issue

Yesterday I was working with a client, and at the end of the session he asked me how it was I got to the root of his issue - "I thought I was choosing my words very carefully, but you have picked up on things I haven’t spoken about for 20 years. How did you do that?"

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The behavioural and motivational aspects of objective setting

I’ve been reflecting recently on the behavioural and motivational aspects of objective setting in organisations – the mechanism by which a leader and team member derive personal, developmental or task objectives - and how executive coaches might help leaders reflect on the leadership behaviours to adopt through such a process.  

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The lessons from losing weight for enabling change in clients

I’ve recently lost some weight – around a third of my old body weight has gone so it’s a reasonably significant amount.  I’ve tried losing weight for a few years but not got past the few pounds mark (then rebound).  And before that I had a long history of significant “yoyo dieting”.  This time though it felt so easy, both to lose and keep it...

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