Unintended consequences of new rules

Source: international-coaching-news.net By Paul Smith (USA) Sometimes rules lead to unintended consequences that cause more damage than the problem they were designed to prevent. Here’s a classic example, and advice on what to do about it. Phil Renshaw is a consultant and coach for financial executives at Circulus in Buckinghamshire, England. Having spent seventeen years in corporate finance himself, he’s personally …

Executive Coaching

Source: http://www.international-coaching-news.net/ by Leila Youssef Let’s create an avatar. A brilliant employee ascends to a managerial executive position. Until now he had peers who might become his subordinates if he remains in the same sector or division. From having to report to his boss, he finds himself in a position where others have to report to him. Before he  was evaluated …

Connecting with Leadership

Source: http://www.international-coaching-news.net/ by Christine Charles What is Leadership? Can it be learnt? What do you have to do to be a Leader? Does it come naturally or can it be learnt? I have been asking these very questions for the past 15 years, I desperately wanted to be a leader but never felt like I measured up, until one day, one …

Executive Coaching Supports Organizational Renewal

Source: http://www.international-coaching-news.net/ by Patricia Lustig The Cynefin Framework is based on the premise that the way a problem is categorised impacts on the nature of the leadership response. Few leaders and coaches work from a clear understanding of this kind and are therefore immediately limited in their effectiveness. The basic model contains four kinds of problems: Simple: The domain of …

EXECUTIVE COACHING in the Global Context

Source: http://www.international-coaching-news.net/ by Cristina Palma – iCN Journalist (France) Interview with Tony Mayo (USA), Aboodi Shabi (UK), and Magda Niculescu (Romania) Tony Mayo (USA), Aboodi Shabi (UK) and Magda Niculescu (Romania) are three experienced executive coaches with three ways of seeing the world, but they all agree on one thing, there is a  new context in the world where coaching is …

Personal Executive Coaching

Source: http://www.international-coaching-news.net/ by Mariana Andrei “A coach’s awareness To The psychological implications personal executive coaching entangles is most useful in The choice of his/ her approach.” There are a few psychological aspects we should pay attention to when we embark on Personal Executive Coaching. The name itself of “personal executive coaching” implies triangulation: the coachee, the organization he works for …

Creating a Coaching Culture

Source: www.international-coaching-news.net by Jayne Warrilow How to Influence the Development of Coaching Cultures within Client Organizations As coaches we have a powerful influence on our clients and the organizations in which they work. The coaching profession is evolving and in our fast paced, highly technological world we can add value by introducing our clients to the most potent organizational change process …

What is Coaching?

Source: www.international-coaching-news.net by Vali Cojocaru (Romania) In ancient times Kings and often businessmen consulted monks and cardinals before taking crucial decisions. These monks were the original coaches – people who were seen as equals and sometimes even superiors in terms of their intellect. Coaching has evolved since then and today coaches are seen as partners that can help us uncover our …

Executive Coaching Global Mindset and Working in Complexity

Source: www.international-coaching-news.net By Malcolm Nicholson (United Kingdom) The following is taken from an interview with Dr Geoffrey Abbott, a leading authority on international coaching. He is a lecturer, author, executive coach consultant, and Director of the Centre for International Business Coaching. Nobody denies that the nature of business now is  fundamentally global. Even if an executive is sitting in front of …

Supervising Coaches using Action Learning Methodology

Source: www.international-coaching-news.net By Michele Armstrong & Graham Walkinshaw (United Kingdom) Part 3 of 3 This paper was written by Michele Armstrong & Graham Walkinshaw (Directors of Acorn Principle Plus) to describe how action learning is being used to enhance the delivery of group supervision for coaches. In Parts 1 and 2 we focused on the journey leading to our decision to use …