What does good look like?

What does good look like?

I was sat in a training intervention late last week, and we were thinking about how to be good at what we want to be good at. I reflected – we draw on social norms that we have created that seem acceptable for the space that we live and we occupy but what is it that makes these norms acceptable…

A Model of Appreciation

A Model of Appreciation

Following on from last weeks blog on Appreciative Inquiry, this week I am going to introduce a method that can be used in a coaching context and a special offer at the foot of this blog. The 5Ds of appreciation can be used to help a client push through being stuck and re-imagine a new world. You are likely to…

I’m fine… really?

I’m fine… really?

How many people have you spoken to today? How many of these people replied “I’m fine” when asked how they were? Perhaps this response could be a bit of positive psychology taken a bit too far. A friend made me chuckle last year when he explained to me what I had just said. He suggested to me that “fine” was…

Top 10 Walt Disney Quotes for Coaches, Entrepreneurs, Start-ups, Dreamers, Creators, Innovators, Risk-takers and anyone wanting to live their best life…enjoy! 

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. If you can dream it, you can do it. The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. You…

How do you support an internal coach?

How do you support an internal coach?

If like many companies you are increasing the number of trained coaches inside the business, then well done you! You have probably internally justified the benefits of developing a ‘coaching culture’ and looked at the intricate coach to coachee matching process. However, with this provision of ‘internal coaches’ comes tensions. When a persona has decided to embark on their route…