Parallel Process in Coaching

Parallel Process in Coaching

I was recently reminded of the importance of the parallel process in coaching during a session with a bright and experienced individual who had been promoted to a new role. The coaching was to be around resourcing herself to deal with the challenges of her new role....
The coach as the embodiment of change

The coach as the embodiment of change

We will often move in and out of different roles when we coach, depending on the specific needs of the client. What I want to explore today is the role of the coach in embodying the very change that the coachee is seeking, so that it may be experienced directly by...
Embracing silence in coaching

Embracing silence in coaching

Embracing Silence: Silence in ordinary everyday conversations can sometimes make us uncomfortable. We have all experienced those awkward moments when we have been desperate for something or someone to fill the silence. In coaching however, embracing silence is...
Effective Coaching: The importance of holding the space

Effective Coaching: The importance of holding the space

Effective Coaching There is no shortage of different coaching techniques and methodologies in the world of executive coaching today. While certain ideas and creative ways of approaching coaching situations are undeniably useful, the bedrock of all effective coaching...
Coaching: A way of being

Coaching: A way of being

(Different to my other blog posts, this is a long essay on my coaching model) At a very fundamental level, I believe the purpose of coaching is to support the individual to live in a manner that embraces their wellbeing, is fully engaged with the world and in harmony...