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Reflection of observed practice #2.

Observed practices are sessions which take place in groups of three, where one acts as the observer (with camera off) and the other two as coach and client and we take it in turns to fulfil each of the three roles. Our second observed practice in the course, is one which we were to submit

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Beginning Again with a Beginner’s Mind.

The beginner’s mind is seeing the world through the beginner’s eyes. The phrase beginner’s mind comes from the Zen Buddhism term, Shoshin. It refers to the paradox of the more you know about a subject the more likely you are to have a closed mind to further learning. As the Zen monk Shunryu Suzuki wrote

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Reflection – Coachability Part 2 (Lens of Client).

The first part of this reflection was considering the lens of the coach. The second lens we are looking at for the coachability jigsaw is through the lens of the client. Coachability through the lens of a client is the ability of a client to be open, reflect, learn and change. As a coach understanding

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Reflection – Coachability Part 1 (Lens of Coach)

Understanding coachability is important for a coach. Reflecting on the perspective of coachability needing both the ‘right coach, right client’ from the two powerhouse voices of Richella Bogan and Pheona Croom Johnson at Sandown Business School we will explore in this reflection the lens of the coach and coachability. The other side to this –

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Student Reflections.

“How I am is How I Coach?“ One of the things I often get asked is: ‘Why are you doing your coaching qualification and why now?’ Many of those around me know that I have coached others in the past and get immense enjoyment from it. The one thing that has held me back from

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A Question for any Coaching Client: Am I ready for coaching?

From a coach perspective – right from the very first meeting we are thinking about the coachability of our clients: ‘Is this client coachable? And ‘Am I the right coach for them?’ However, there is also the client perspective where a client will be thinking: ‘How will I know that I am ready to be

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The Role of Joy, in a BANI World.

It is true and very real to say that the world is in constant change. For years, VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) was utilised as a model to bring meaning to the unknown, a method to carefully examine, understand and articulate market turbulence. That was, until we met the pandemic, which created a scenario

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