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...
Cat as coach?

Cat as coach?

Someone recently asked me if after a few coaching sessions they would be able to ‘get things on track’. My response, which will not surprise some of you, was that the answer is unknowable —maybe, maybe not. I pointed out the epistemic uncertainty around if my...
Projecting yourself

Projecting yourself

People are always projecting themselves on to others. This is almost axiomatic. The only question is around how much one does it. How aware are you of when you might be projecting yourself on to others? Projection is fundamental to how the human animal lives and we...
Help to think

Help to think

I often share vignettes from coaching sessions where something not obvious emerged. But, today I’d like to talk about the value of helping someone to simply think through a problem, even one that appears straightforward. To really listen and to pose questions that...