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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 18 August 2017

Do you work with empathy?

This is the second part of a three-part series on empathy. The first part discussed why empathy is your most important skill. What does empathy look like? If asked, most people can give a good description of empathy: ‘It’s standing in the shoes of the other person’. Many people feel confident they are empathetic. But […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 09 August 2017

Why empathy is your most important skill

Empathy is fundamental to being human. We want to understand other people and it is the foundation of good relationships. Can you remember a time when you felt really understood and the impact of this on you? There was an occasion 30 years ago when a colleague was in distress and had a meeting with […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 04 August 2017

Coaching someone who is in an existential dilemma

This article references previous blog posts on existential questions, ‘Are you living the right life?’ and ‘A diagram to help identify if you are living the right life’. You will find it useful to read these before this article. Before coaching on this, it’s important to get the client understand that how we are, is […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 26 July 2017

A diagram to help identify if you are living the ‘right life’

This is part 2 of 3 on living the right life. In part one, we identified the existential dilemma. Heidegger, a German philosopher, has a particular way of framing the existential dilemma. He couched it in terms of authentic and inauthentic modes of living. Using Heidegger’s notions, we have developed the diagram above, to help people […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 14 July 2017

Are you living the right life?

Are you living life with a sense of purpose? Are you committed to what matters to you? Is your life meaningful? These are existential questions and they have a powerful impact. Ask yourself these questions. How do you feel? At the heart of the existential approach is the ever-present tension between going along with convention, […]

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  • Cindy Stockbridge
  • 04 July 2017

Novum endorsed by CPD Standards Office

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Novum has been awarded Registered Provider Status with the CPD Standards Office. Take a look at our accredited provider listing on the CPD Standards Office website. This means that when you complete our CPD courses on Coaching as a Leader and the Fundamentals of Coaching Conversations you will […]

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