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  • Pierson Stratford
  • 21 July 2016

Do we need to regularly MOT and service our personality?

We all know that it is important to check the technical safety of our car through an MOT. Reassurance also comes through a regular service which checks for wear and tear, and replacing anything that needs it. These processes allow us to feel safe, up to date, aware and prepared, even if we do grumble […]

  • Pierson Stratford
  • 06 July 2016

Team coaching: what’s the point?

Two years ago, when we first ran our Team Coaching Certificate in partnership with Professor David Clutterbuck, David wrote this article explaining some of the factors that make team coaching such a powerful developmental approach. Now, with team coaching being used by an ever-increasing number of organisations to enhance individual, team and organisational performance, his […]

  • Pierson Stratford
  • 28 June 2016

The Power of Personal and Professional Development

Any good coach will know that personal and professional development are important to your growth as an individual and in your professional life. This isn’t just the case for coaches but for everyone, as personal and professional development offers the opportunity to learn and grow. To find out more about our open programmes check out our website: […]

  • Pierson Stratford
  • 23 June 2016

The competencies of an effective team coach – by David Clutterbuck

Two years ago, when we first ran our Team Coaching Certificate in partnership with Professor David Clutterbuck, David wrote this article describing the core competencies of an effective team coach. These competencies are well worth considering by the aspiring team coach, who wants to make the most of the opportunities available in today’s market… Team […]

  • Pierson Stratford
  • 14 June 2016

Coaching with Emotional Intelligence

Coaching with Emotional Intelligence The development of a coach’s emotional intelligence is a vital element of becoming a skilled coach. To be highly effective as a coach we need to work on ourselves first. It is sometimes easy to forget that to be emotional intelligent starts with how we value ourselves and whether we ‘like’ […]

  • Pierson Stratford
  • 10 June 2016

The Mind Body Connection and Self Coaching!

Have you ever noticed how clarity of thought seems to come so much easier whilst you are physically active? Whether that’s a gentle walk or a ferocious spinning class, there is something about the body’s physical state that impacts on the psychological state? This makes the time when you are active a great time to […]

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