Many people assume that face-to-face coaching must be better than virtual coaching (by telephone coaching, Skype or Zoom) and, whilst we would probably all prefer to meet a real human the first time, recent advances in technology and the lack of time to meet are shifting that balance. Continue reading Benefits of Virtual Coaching Supervision
Millennials are said to be born between 1980 and 1994 previously known as Generation Y although many commentators take the age range up to born year 2000. Continue reading Why Millennials leave companies and what can you do to stop this trend?
Did you know there are apparently nearly 19,000 leaders globally? Continue reading Levels of Leadership
Team coaching is an increasingly prominent component of the people development strategies of organisations across the UK. More and more organisations are recognising that their challenges cannot be faced by focusing purely on individual performance– effective teamwork is essential for the delivery of change, high performance and collaboration. Continue reading Team Coaching – is your organisation ready for team coaching?
So what’s the difference between Management & Leadership and why is that important?
- Typically, managers maintain things and leaders change things
- Management is about ‘what’ and ‘how’ and leadership is about ‘why’.
- Management is about the issues of the day, and leadership is about the issues of the future .
- Management is reactive and leadership is mostly proactive
- Management is about coping with today’s complexity, whilst leadership is about coping with change
- Managers are responsible for getting tasks done on time/on budget; leaders are responsible for developing people to achieve the vision.
Being a Supervisee – preparing for coaching supervision.
Now, you would think that preparing for your coaching supervision session was pretty obvious. You just make the call to your supervisor and see what happens, after all, it’s the coaching supervisor’s responsibility to make sure the session goes well… right?… well, partly. Continue reading Being a Supervisee – preparing for coaching supervision.
As the world has become more complex and turbulent, research in human potential and neuroscience is increasingly revealing practical ways for leaders to develop the mindset and capabilities to lead in it. So it’s not hard to see why leaders everywhere are feeling more keenly than ever the effects of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity in nearly every challenge they face and every major decision they must make.
The search is on for new leadership anchors to grab onto. So far, those anchors have turned out to be captured in the “antidotes” to VUCA. Continue reading Are you living in a VUCA world?
Super-vision for Coaches
How often do you reflect on a coaching session after a couple of days and wonder whether you could have done better?
Any decent Coach should have a Supervisor in order to help them continue to develop their skills and support them, and so serve their clients better. Continue reading Super-vision for Coaches