Humour in coaching

Humour in coaching

When I refer to humour in coaching, I am not talking about telling jokes. Particularly, if telling jokes is not your natural style. Otherwise, you risk ending up like one of those novice presenters whose first-time attempt at humour falls flat on its face. So, this is...
Difficult coaching client?

Difficult coaching client?

There is no such thing as a difficult coaching client. And, this applies more generally to other therapeutic fields such as counselling and psychotherapy. If the person has difficulties, that is precisely why they have come to you!  A window  The ‘difficulty’ that you...
Leadership coaching is bullshit

Leadership coaching is bullshit

Much of leadership coaching is bullshit that peddles the hollowness of Hollywood dreams. It is better described as ‘how to generate false bravado and hot air in order to float into some position of authority’. Typically, this happens in some big corporate setting....
Coaching is a process for enabling self-knowledge

Coaching is a process for enabling self-knowledge

Coaching is a process for enabling self-knowledge. And, the first step in coaching involves YOU taking personal responsibility. In really taking ownership of your life.   What is self-knowledge?  Self-knowledge is about, you, attuning to yourself as a person and how...
Do I need coaching?

Do I need coaching?

The question of, “do I need coaching”, is one to which I will offer an unconventional answer. You may need coaching if you think you need it. Meaning, if you have something that you really want to explore, then it may help you.   Coaching is not chocolate  So, if...
Coaching is about enabling clarity

Coaching is about enabling clarity

If you ask a hundred different coaches “what coaching is” you will probably get a hundred different answers. For me, coaching is about enabling clarity. Clarity about yourself and what stops you from finding real confidence and focus in your life.   Enabler of...