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The Five Minute Interview: Bradford Co-coaching Forum - Happy 10th Year Anniversary

by sueb | 12-09-2016 | 0 Comments

By Angela Dunbar and Liz Ford. This summer saw the celebration of a special anniversary. Liz told me that the Bradford co-coaching forum held their first meeting in June 2006, and on 9th June this year, they had a very special co-coaching occasion. Angela Dunbar interviews Liz Ford to find out more.

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A Step into the Forest - By Ken Smith

by sueb | 29-07-2016 | 0 Comments

A new supervisee today. The universe currently sends me internal coaches who are quite new to coaching. It’s an invitation to put on the expert hat. I resist this to an extent, partly holding to the principle that supervision is a reflective process, partly to rein in my need for expert strokes.

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Three Good Reasons for Coaches to Blog - By Jacqueline Ann Surin

by sueb | 28-07-2016 | 0 Comments

At the end of last year, I started thinking about what else I could do to market myself as a coach and facilitator.

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Simply Sharing Joy! By Jo Birch

by sueb | 26-07-2016 | 0 Comments

I’m sharing this story because this moment in time felt so significant to me, so fundamental to my essence. Since I bring that essence of me into my relationships with my clients and supervisees this story must therefore relate to my craft as a coach and coaching supervisor. The story reminds me that magic happens…and it is not always where I expect it to be!

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What do your three brains know? Part 1 - By Andy King

by sueb | 28-06-2016 | 0 Comments

When I was working for large businesses I became increasingly aware that in order to get something on people’s radar it had to be distilled to one page of A4 and be supplemented by a spreadsheet...

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Seven reasons Group Supervision could be a 'team Sport'?! by Michelle Lucas

by sueb | 15-09-2015 | 0 Comments

Do you have regular supervision arrangements, or do you tend to operate on an “as needed” basis?

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A Question of Identity - By Ken Smith

by sueb | 16-06-2016 | 0 Comments

The forthcoming referendum on EU membership has set me thinking about identity. It’s a problematical subject to talk about, certainly at the national level, without sounding overblown or sentimental or jingoistic.

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Bringing Goals into Reach - By Jacqueline Ann Surin

by sueb | 27-05-2016 | 0 Comments

In my previous posting, I shared how a coach who uses Clean Language would begin client sessions with, “What would you like to have happen?”

That question invites clients to think about what they would like to have happen instead of what may be currently happening. It creates a space for clients to think about what they want instead of what they don’t want. Doing that helps clients move from problem to a desired outcome or solution.

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