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Great Coaching 1: Is Great Coaching more than a Great Conversation at a Great Time?

I am sure that most people would be able to relate to the following statement – ‘great coaching is a great conversation at a great time’ But would we describe coaching as more than this? The stimulus for my thinking

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Great Coaching 2: ‘Knowing’ Yourself

‘Knowing’ yourself is the key to great coaching and mentoring – to becoming, and remaining, the Best Coach or Mentor you can be! This is why our focus, when we support your development as a coach or mentor on our

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Great Coaching 3: Absolute Focus

The ability to have ‘Absolute Focus’ is central to effective coaching and mentoring At a surface, or conscious, level you may believe that the statement – ‘Absolute Focus’ is central to effective coaching and mentoring – is very obvious to

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Great Coaching 4: Sensory Acuity

Another facet of Great Coaching and Mentoring is Sensory Acuity . . . the ability to sense in the moment those tiny, yet crucial signals that signal to you that much more is going on in your client that what

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Great Coaching 5: How’s Your Peripheral Vision?

The use of foveal and peripheral vision in coaching and mentoring . . . increases your ability to catch much of what is being communicated to you by your client that would otherwise be lost. In last week’s blog we

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Great Coaching 6: Sharpen Your Peripheral Vision

Sharpening the use of peripheral vision in coaching and mentoring increases your ability to catch much of what is being communicated to you by your client Most of us have no trouble at all using foveal vision – you have

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Great Coaching 7: 10 Top Tips for Hearing

My 10 Top Tips for ‘Hearing’ for Coaches and Mentors builds on and broadens our exploration of communication in coaching and mentoring Over the last few weeks we have been exploring the importance of you having sensory acuity to ensure

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Great Coaching 8: I ‘Hear’ What You Say

The quality of your listening as a coach or mentor will determine the level of your success How often have you heard somebody say the words ‘I hear what you say’ and shrugged your shoulders in disbelief? Words which should

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Great Coaching 9: REALLY Listening!

Last week’s blog ended with what I find to be a useful reflection prompt – “Did I ‘REALLY’ hear what my client ‘REALLY’ meant?” Another way, of course, of asking – “Did I ‘REALLY’ listen?” At one of our Keeping

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