One of the advantages to having trained as an executive coach with the excellent School of Coaching is the ongoing access to professional development events.  Last week’s event, led by Professor Peter Hawkins, was particularly stimulating.  It was a masterclass in leadership team coaching, and challenged those of us participating on a number of levels. …

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I’ve been feeling frazzled.  My life feels like a never ending task list.  I’m juggling lots of complicated things, am lucky enough to have work that I love, but like most of us, face challenges that are made more stressful in a recession.  My particular challenges include growing SHARE and making it sustainable, finding new…

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I’ve been had two powerful lessons in communication this week.  One was from the EMCC workshop I went to on how to build your coaching business.  The other was from my newest colleague at SHARE, whose job as employment specialist is to help people with severe mental health needs to get back to work.  What…

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  I was going to write about the riots.  That was last week.  I started to write, I started from the point of view of my little niece who watched Croydon burn from her 9th floor window.  I stopped while I read what other, more clever people were writing.  I reflected a lot: wasn’t there…

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If you’re struggling to lead your small to medium charity through these challenging times, Beanstalk’s new Keep going, keep growing coaching group is for you.   The series of 6, monthly sessions will give you the space and mutual support you need to work through the issues that keep you awake at night.  I will be…

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