Organizational development research indicates that only one in five teams is high-performing. As such, it’s not surprising that as coaches, we often get called in to support teams to be more effective. Knowing how to coach teams to high performance is challenging because the field of team coaching is relatively new and unstandardized, and the […]Read more →
When it comes to ethics we better stay in the comfort zone. What is it and why it’s important to surmount the temptation of overstepping it? Before I provide any definition and reasonable answers to these questions, let me share with you that in my coaching training I do not teach ethics intentionally until the […]Read more →
This is the second in a series highlighting ethics in coaching. Watch for new posts monthly! You’ve met with the potential client, you explained the coaching partnership, you both agreed on starting to work together, you shook hands… Now what? Is that it? Absolutely not! Your next move should be “I’ll send you a formal […]Read more →
With its focus on nurturing talent and empowering individuals to lead more fulfilled, joyful lives, the relatively new field of positive psychology offers a framework well-suited to use by professional coaches in their practices. Its value isn’t limited to personal coaching, either: Positive psychology interventions are equally powerful when used by coaches who serve clients […]Read more →
Angélique du Toit and Stuart Sim come from seemingly different academic traditions—Angélique is an Executive Coach and scholar who studies coaching in the workplace, while Stuart is a literary critic. However, as colleagues at the University of Sunderland, they found synergy through their shared interest in critical theory as an analytical tool. During the global […]Read more →
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