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What Are You Waiting For?

I finally moved house this week. It’s been the longest process for the shortest house buying chain and there were times when we didn’t think that it was going to happen. We chose the place because it has lots of green spaces, fancy coffee shops and a Lidl close by…tick,

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Organisational Development Hackathon

As many people who know us will understand, we love a good conversation. In fact, there’s only one thing we love more – a BIG Conversation! And that is exactly what the three day organisation development (OD) hackathon provided. Day One Diving Into OD Interventions We found one of those

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Choosing Your Coach Supervisor: 4 Things To Think About

In a LinkedIn post recently, I reflected on the requirements of organisational internal coaches and how at different points, their requirements were very varied. Rereading this post heightens my awareness that the pathway of any coach’s supervision journey is not an automated satnav process, nor should it be. Supervision is a professional

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When Things Don’t Go To Plan!

When Things Don’t Go To Plan!

As an organisational coach, my favourite part of the job is meeting new people and developing new relationships. But this week a workshop fell flat when the energy from the participants did not match my enthusiasm. When things are not going to plan, there-in the moment-and it is visible to

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Be Curious

As children, we begin life as curious beings. We look around corners, stare into puddles, play with empty boxes, and continually ask ‘WHY’. All these things help us learn about the world around us and allow us to understand and stretch our environment. These experiences make us who we are

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How Do We Grow?

I have spent most of this week in one of my favourite learning environments- with other coaches. There are about 25 of us and we could win awards for our “active listening’ faces as well as our gentle feedback (also see- feedback on feedback. We love feedback). It has been

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When Things Don’t Go To Plan

When Things Don’t Go To Plan

As an organisational coach, my favourite part of the job is meeting new people and developing new relationships. But this week a workshop fell flat when the energy from the participants did not match my enthusiasm. When things are not going to plan, there-in the moment-and it is visible to

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Magic Beans

I have a personal trainer at my local gym. We have had some great successes over the years, but I got married and rediscovered my love of carbs, both of which have left me a long way from my fittest. In between sets, my usual delaying tactic of starting a

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Appreciate What Makes You Happy

The last 2 years have given us all a very different life than we would have planned and many things we hoped for just were not allowed to happen. Much of our routine everyday life was turned upside down and the things that brought us happiness seemed to be in

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Taking Time To Refresh

Sitting By My Pond Yesterday… Taking some time out with a cup of coffee to reflect and process my last meeting with a coaching client… I realised that my small water fountain had stopped working. Of course, it is solar, but even in the full sunlight, it sat there sad

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Be Curious

As children, we begin life as curious beings. We look around corners, stare into puddles, play with empty boxes, and continually ask ‘WHY’. All these things help us learn about

Learn More →

How Do We Grow?

I have spent most of this week in one of my favourite learning environments- with other coaches. There are about 25 of us and we could win awards for our

Learn More →

Magic Beans

I have a personal trainer at my local gym. We have had some great successes over the years, but I got married and rediscovered my love of carbs, both of

Learn More →
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