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!

A day in the life of a coach: Simon Machin

Training as a coach can be a life-changing learning and personal development experience but what is life actually like once the training is over? We spent a 'day in the life' of three Barefoot Coaching alumni to help shed some light on the daily realities, challenges and rewards of working as a coach.   I start my...

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International Women's Day 2018

My experience of working as a coach for the past 20 years has taught me that women often have difficulty acknowledging their achievements and ‘blowing their own trumpets.’  Many of my female coaching clients have confessed to experiencing Impostor Syndrome, which means that they are unable to believe that they are competent, they feel like a...

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How do I get credibility as a new coach?

Newly qualified coaches often ask me “How do I get credibility as a coach when it is obvious to clients that I have not been coaching for very long?” So, how do you bridge this credibility gap?  What got you here WILL get you there

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Kim Morgan wins at the regional final of the Forward Ladies Awards

We're delighted to announce that Kim Morgan has won the SME Emerging Category at the Forward Ladies Awards that celebrates the success of business women in the Midlands

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Read Kim Morgan’s latest ICF blog on Self-Care for Coaches

Many professionals who help people are not always good at helping themselves, and coaches are no exception.  It’s easy to neglect ourselves, particularly if we really love the work we do and if the work is more fulfilling than previous roles we have had.  I have heard plenty of...

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