There's a problem with today's organisations. Actually, there are many challenges we face with our current organisational paradigm. But in this article, I'm focusing on the challenges we face when we show up to work wearing a mask, and I'm not talking about the COVID-19 pandemic kind of mask.
When we say that someone is intelligent, it is generally accepted that we are referencing their intellectual and reasoning capacity. We’ve been measuring peoples reasoning ability in the form of IQ tests since 1904. However, is it possible that there are multiple forms of intelligence at play in any life form?And if so what do these look like? How do we know which kind of intelligence has been called into play by the organism that we are? This article is written on the premise that we do in fact have three centres of intelligence within us. By using the lens of the Enneagram Framework, we can start to understand how each of these intelligences plays out in our day to day lives.
You know, I hear the darnedest things. During my time as an Executive and Personal Development coach, I have heard a range of assumptions and beliefs that people hold about coaching as a profession. These are assumptions which in my experience are rarely true, and in some cases completely in opposition to what the field of coaching is all about.
Does coaching online work? We get asked this question a lot. Often by people who have never been coached before, and sometimes by those who have been coaching for years and have decided they'd like to try something new. I understand why you might be deliberating over the decision of whether to coach online or face-to-face, after all it is an important decision. You are investing in yourself and you want the best possible experience and outcome from your coaching sessions.
Whether you're a leader, business owner, HR professional, or simply an employee interested in their own development, you may have wondered what kind of training will get you a better result - instructor-led training, or online training? This article aims to clear up some of the myths surrounding these two kinds of training.
In Part 1, we looked at Supporting, Listening, Questioning and Meta-Questioning... so what more does a Coach need? Let's take a look at the final 3 skills of the 7 core competencies of Meta-Coaching.
Did you know that Meta-Coaching is the only coaching certification in the world that benchmarks its students on 7 core coaching skills. It's quite surprising, that there's a whole industry of Coaches, plenty of which have never been observed putting their skills into practice. This is Part 1 of a 2 part article which describes the 7 coaching skills. So that when your coach says they're a certified Meta-Coach, you know the basic skills that they're going to have on board, and will be able to bring to your coaching session.
In my early twenties I thought my inability to get out of bed when my alarm went off was something biological. Maybe I was missing the "early riser" gene and I couldn't change that. Oh, and then there was that time when I thought I could only eat healthy food if my partner was eating healthy too. Things really needed to change for me, and they did. I developed self-management skills.
Here are three top tips for managing and overcoming your anxiety.