Working as a coach

Exploring Intersectionality in Coaching: A Roundtable Discussion With Myira Khan and Lou Chiu

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In this fascinating episode of Coaching Uncaged, Animas Centre Director Robert Stephenson is joined by Culture and Relationship Coach Lou Chiu, and counsellor, therapeutic coach and supervisor Myira Khan for a roundtable discussion exploring the concept of intersectionality and its relation to coaching and beyond. Myira and Lou share their…

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The Wheel of Life

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If you’ve been exposed to personal development or coaching of any form, you’ve probably heard of the ‘wheel of life’, the goal-setting tool that is often the mainstay of many professional coaches’ tool kits. But what exactly is it? And why can it be such a useful tool for a life…

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Why I Founded the First Diverse Executive Coaching Directory: A Discussion With Jenny Garrett

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In this brilliantly engaging episode of Coaching Uncaged, Animas Centre Director Robert Stephenson is joined by coach, author, speaker, leadership trainer, and the founder of the first executive coaching directory shining a light on Coaches from Black, Asian and Minority backgrounds, Jenny Garrett.Jenny shares her journey to coaching, and the…

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Working With Trauma In Coaching: A Discussion With Julia Vaughan Smith

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In this captivating conversation Animas Centre Director Robert Stephenson is joined by trauma psychotherapy practitioner, executive coach, supervisor and author Julia Vaughan Smith as they delve into how trauma shows up in the coaching space and how coaches might better work with clients around it. Julia shares how she has…

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Scrimp Not – The Power of Contracting in Coaching

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Many things have changed over the course of the years around how I coach. I’m hoping that the rabbit-caught-in-headlights look of the early days of client work has dissipated! Similarly, the clumsy advice-as-question ruse has faded away over time. I reach less and less for a model or tool to…

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What Is Confidence Coaching?

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Ever notice how coaches talk about themselves? They may describe themselves as a Career Coach or Executive Coach or Life Coach; in fact, the list of different kinds of coaches is pretty endless. Notice how they share the word ‘coach’, as this is the functional descriptor, the active part of…

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6 Reasons Coaching Supervision is Super Important

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If you’re a coach (or want to be), you’ve probably heard of coach supervision, but you might not know exactly what it is or how it could benefit you and your clients. As a coach, you work to support and ‘hold’ your clients through often challenging periods of transition and…

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9 Powerful Types of life Coaching Questions

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Powerful questions lie at the heart of every great coaching relationship. The right life coaching questions can help your clients get clear on their goals, break down internal thought barriers, and test long-held and limiting beliefs. Powerful questions also create an awareness and understanding of things that were perhaps unknown…

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Executive Coaching in a Nutshell: What You Need to Know to Decide if it’s for You

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The popularity of coaching as an approach to personal and professional development and change continues to grow, and this comes as little surprise to us. As a transformational coaching school we know the power of coaching as a means for transformation, and it would seem we are not the only…

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