Graduate stories

Life as a Journey | Laila Edy

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I recently discovered one of my personal strengths is ‘futuristic’ (CliftonStrengths Assessment). Whilst this sounds like I have some natural affiliation to sci-fi (I admit I am partial to the odd vintage episode of Star Trek) it’s actually about foresight and learning from the past to improve future outcomes… This…

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Shifting Perspectives and Unexpected Journeys – Julia Macintosh

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I have never liked the word ‘coach.’ It brings with it too many associations of school gym classes, where I flailed about in non-athletic misery. For me, coaches offered only an exasperated and pitying judgment upon my inadequacies as a competitor, and corroborated in my exclusion from the other kids…

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The Twists Of The Path by Rachel Roberts

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“Sh*t! Where’s your mic?!!” “Oh…Hang on a sec!” The AV guy runs off then returns, out of breath, with the headset. “There you go… got it?” The audience of fifteen hundred are roaring with laughter; Andy’s on stage working his magic, his talent for creating rapport inextinguishable but my heart…

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Getting “Out There” With Self Love

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The experience I want to talk about is not directly related to the coaching process, but I know this is something which a lot of coaches will consider doing. I am talking about PUBLIC SPEAKING. And the reason why I think it’s worth sharing my experience with fellow coaches is…

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