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Research Bulletin: Team and group coaching – NO. 19 Autumn 2016

Based on interviews with 40 team and group coaches we reveal how diverse are the approaches adopted by different practitioners and offer guidance to clients on how to match the right coach to the right assignment. We offer you a choice between reading: Full Research Bulletin (10 pages) Summary report (3 pages)

The future of coaching is not as a profession!

The future of coaching is not as a profession!

The Uber driver asked, “What do you do?” There was dead silence. Why were two erudite executive coaches silent? During our ensuing conversation that evening, Gary Ranker and I both confessed to feeling embarrassed about introducing ourselves as coaches. What’s this about? Gary is well known as a coach for leaders with global responsibilities and […]

Getting outside ourselves: Coaching with empathy

Getting outside ourselves: Coaching with empathy

Both sympathy and empathy convey recognition, and both forge a bond, but the one is an embrace, the other an encounter. Sympathy overcomes differences through imaginative acts of identification; empathy attends to another person on his or her own terms… Empathy is a more demanding exercise, at least in listening; the listener has to get […]