Initially the reason a coach engages with supervision may be to simply satisfy the requirements of a professional body. However, experience suggests that once the coach has undertaken supervision they see the value of supervision and what it brings to them and their coaching practice. Supervision supports the personal and professional development of a coach in whatever their capacity as a coach. There are numerous benefits for individual coaches, whether they are an external or internal coach, as well as benefits for organisations with internal coaching programmes.
How do you make sure you are well equipped for your role as a coach after gaining your qualification? How do you make sure that you are keeping yourself and your clients safe as a practising coach? Can you make sure that you and your practice are ‘fit for purpose’? The answer is to make sure that, as part of your continuing professional development as a coach, you undertake effective coaching supervision.
As an experienced coach who qualifies as a coach supervisor, you will be able to:
- Offer supervision to others both individually and in groups;
- Gain more from your own supervision;
- Lead coaching and coach supervision in your organisation;
- Consolidate and strengthen your coaching practice.
It is really critical to have clear focus in a mentoring relationship. Otherwise, it will simply turn into a series of nice conversations, with no real learning or development. In developmental mentoring, setting direction is the mentee’s responsibility with the support and encouragement of their mentor. Generally, mentees have an idea of what they would like to work on, but the mentor needs to provide support to develop this further. Continue reading
WWF has seen significant year-on-year increases in participation of its global mentoring programme. Since its inception in 2018, WWF’s programme has had over 600 participants (350 Mentees, 270 Mentors). Mentoring Ambassadors are responsible for a significant contribution to that growth. Continue reading
Are you interested in becoming a Group Coach? Do you work with different groups of people and want to feel more confident in coaching them? Then join this Introduction to Group Coaching Webinar Programme in Autumn 2021!
Group Coaching is more effective than training and has the potential to develop quicker and better results with groups of individuals. It is an emerging and interesting field in coaching and one that many coaches lack the confidence to engage with. Continue reading
As a learning intervention, well coached groups can make a terrific impact on reducing knowledge silos, creating motivation across existing established teams and generating innovative, realistic solutions to business problems and organisational challenges. Plus in these complex and rapidly changing times, group coaching enables effective change and transition management.
One of our recent well-being webinars (How to be an Eco-Warrior) introduced us to a new climate change friend. Pendar Vatanian, a certified Environmental Management Systems Auditor, created a #ClimateDice game after working with schools for a decade. He hopes to boost children’s imaginations and help them to re-imagine an alternative positive future. Like us, Pendar is a firm believer in the positive power of the imagination, in business as well as education.