Discussing burnout at work

I’m not a medical professional,  but burnout I hear is on the increase, in work and in life. I sometimes coach staff at work who reach the realisation that they were burnout, or are heading towards it. Burnout is in essence the persistent feeling of total mental, emotional, or physical exhaustion. In  mentoring and coaching conversations, […]

Who’s up for the OSKARS!

        No not those Oscars! OSKAR is a coaching model that comes from a Solutions Focused context. More conversation, less film! It’s a fantastic appraoch to use to guide you in coaching conversations, systemic coaching and team coaching.   Using OSKAR well, enables your client (or staff if you are manager as coach) […]

A fast track to learning: recording a coaching session

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(2 min read) With a coachee’s permission, I recently recorded part of a coaching session and shared it with my supervisor for discussion. It was one of the most important and yet nerve-wracking coaching activities I’ve taken part in! So, here’s some information on why having your supervisor reflect on a coaching recording is a […]

What is Systemic Coaching?

It’s supportive conversations and confidential relationships that help you see the links between you and other staff, stakeholders and systems you are connected with. Seeing the interrelationships between all of us. Seeing the impact of your behaviours on others, on teams and on the organisation. It’s using that systemic perspective to help you come up […]

Motivation tips

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Sometimes when at work,  we might experience stressful thinking such as:  ‘I have to go to this meeting’ or,  ‘I have to do this task’.  It’s a slightly tough way to think or to  motivate ourselves, as it creates  inner resentment and stress. Choice-based thinking, like ‘I want to..’ creates freedom and motivation. Tip part […]