Posted 142 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
With our Coaching within Education Accelerator Week coming soon, we asked accomplished coach, NLP Practitioner and TCA's Coaching in Education programme trainer, Matthews Barnes-Smith to share with us what it's like to work with young people.
Posted 181 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Young people, aged between 8 and 11, regularly use the word 'stress', new research suggests. A survey of 1,000 children in England found that 9 in 10 of the respondents use the word stress often. Furthermore, 90% of children felt that their parents are 'not there' because they are distracted by their phone.
Posted 282 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
As one famous Christmas song would have us believe - “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” And for many people it is……. ’Tis the season to be jolly, where families come together and celebrate in the spirit of togetherness and joy but for some, family time together can be awkward, challenging and almost intolerable!
Posted 1563 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
When someone uses the word brave the images that immediately come to my mind are soldiers fighting on the front line or people battling illness. So when I recount the story of the last year of my life and people use the word brave to describe it, it never used to ring true.
Posted 1584 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
This week is International Coaching Week 2015, so we thought it a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the benefits of being a coach.
Posted 2487 Days Ago in: Coach Plus Articles, Coaching Articles
There is so much focus on the building social media connections that the power of face-to-face networking has been temporarily overlooked. However, even when working with social media, the relationship needs to get offline and become face to face at some point in order for any meaningful business to be done.
Posted 2529 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Youth Coaching Articles, Youth Impact Coaching
Youth coaching can make a fantastic and lasting difference to the lives of young people. Here, one of our Youth Coaches shares their experience of working with young clients to bring about self-change, growth and confidence.
Posted 2627 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Corporate Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
Dee Harding asks - what has heart-centred emotional intelligence got to do with leadership? “Emotional Intelligence is more important than IQ in almost every role and many times more important in leadership roles” - Steve Covey Our ever changing world requires a new kind of thinking about what it takes to be an inspiring leader. The attributes traditionally considered necessary to be an effective leader are no longer enough.
Posted 2661 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Life Coaching Articles, NLP Articles
If you knew something influenced virtually everything you did or said, would you want to learn more about it? Would you want to develop it? Let’s face it -many of us are stuck sometimes with fear, boredom, sadness, annoyance or anger. Many of us cannot adapt to changing situations. Many of us struggle to connect and maintain personal and professional relationships.
Posted 2697 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories
My academic background is in Psychology and prior to becoming a coach I had always worked in support roles within caring organizations. I decided to do my personal performance coaching diploma in October 2010; at that time I was working two jobs and was also running my own dance fitness business in the evenings and weekends. Doing both was tiring- I knew something was going to have to give but I felt a constant conflict between two arenas which I loved: dance fitness and psychology & support work.