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17th May 2019

The Manifesto for Supervision

The Manifesto for Supervision is a “call to arms”: it promotes the importance of supervision in coaching, examines its history, why it is important, summarizes main models and research, considers ethics in supervision and calls for collaboration between industry stakeholders.  Written by Peter Hawkins, Eve Turner and Jonathan Passmore, it is jointly published by Henley […]

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10th April 2019

The Launch of the Manifesto for Supervision – May 2019

Supervision has a key role to play in coach development, linking theory and practice through the whole action learning cycle and is the core of quality reflective practice. On Wednesday 15th May the Association for Coaching is holding a Master Class to launch a manifesto for supervision in Canary Wharf, London with speakers including AC […]

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22nd March 2019

Coaching, supervising and ecology

In the last few weeks I have been reading some very interesting and challenging posts about the future of our planet and the living beings on it.  One was written by coach Neil Scotton and considered fracking as a metaphor (drilling into the earth and fracturing rock using a pressurized liquid to release gas) and […]

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12th February 2019

Book recommendation: Mastering Executive Coaching, edited by Jonathan Passmore, Brian Underhill and Marshall Goldsmith

I am delighted to recommend a new book on coaching, called Mastering Executive Coaching. It is edited by three leaders in the field: Jonathan Passmore, Brian Underhill and Marshall Goldsmith and is in 4 parts: Mastering themes: contracting, ethics and evaluation Delivering value to clients: behavioural change, organizational change, exploring meaning, purpose, values and strengths, […]

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9th December 2018

Mental Health First Aid

With all the attention on mental well-being and health, there is a move to encourage all organisations to have Mental Health First Aiders as well as Physical Health First Aiders.  I have just completed a Mental Health First Aid course and found it helpful and enlightening and also useful in gaining more awareness for my […]

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19th November 2018

How do we re-source ourselves?

In Chapter 4 of the new book The Heart of Coaching Supervision – Working with Reflection and Self-Care edited by Stephen Palmer and I, Peter Hawkins suggests 10 ways a supervisor can help to re-source both them-self and their supervisors. I have reflected greatly on number 10 (p75) which talks of “systemic hope.” Peter argues […]

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