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Managing the loneliness of being a coach

In our reading and conversations with coaches, we have identified four types of loneliness: The loneliness of abandonment or isolation, which comes from an absence of relationships that are nurturing and supportive The loneliness of chosen seclusion, as practiced by …

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When coaches and therapists work together

An increasingly common issue in my supervision is whether and how a coach or mentor can work alongside a therapist. How do you decide when it is appropriate to continue the coaching relationship and when you should withdraw until the …

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Why do smart people do stupid things?

It’s a question that has occupied philosophers for centuries and one that coaches and mentors often encounter in their conversations with clients. Sometimes, it’s people in the client’s environment, who make stupid decisions; sometimes it’s the client him/herself. But a …

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Getting to Aha!

How to help coaching/mentoring clients achieve powerful insights The Aha! moment is something that all coaches and mentors relish – the point when there is a sudden and seismic shift in a client’s perception about an issue. It’s almost impossible …

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A step towards becoming a world class coach

On June 5-7, two of the most original and authoritative thinkers in coaching come together to offer a unique masterclass. Aimed only at experienced coaches, who seek a significant level of challenge to their practice, and have already started thier …

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Creating your coach development plan

As coaches and mentors, we expect our clients to have and to review regularly a Personal Development Plan. But how do we respond, if they ask us about our own Personal Development Plans as coaches? In a series of workshops …

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