Category Archive: Coaching

Jun 27 2016

A podcast for L&D practitioners about developing their line managers

Tweet In this 17 minute podcast from the CIPD (June 2016) the host interviews Dr Mark Cole, Head of L&D at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation, Catherine Noel, L&D Manager at Cannon and Jennifer Wrigley, L&D Manager at Discovery Networks International about how they are tackling the development of their line managers to ensure their engagement and ongoing …

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Apr 28 2016

What does the research say about managers coaching their employees?

Tweet This post is about BlessingWhite’s most recent research into coaching behaviours at work. The global study involved asking over 1000 employees about their views on the coaching actions they value. In addition it reports on the biggest barriers managers perceive they face when coaching their teams. Fraser Marlow, Head of Leadership and Research, BlessingWhite will be …

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Jan 26 2016

Immunity to Change – facing your fears for sustainable personal change

Tweet In my previous posts on the Immunity to Change (ITC) model, I explained how to create an Improvement Goal that will provide the focus for over-turning your immunity to change and also how to use the X-Ray map to audit which of your behaviours that may be working against you achieving your Improvement Goal. In this final …

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Jan 19 2016

Immunity to Change (ITC) Model and the X-Ray Map

Tweet In my last post, I explained how to create an Improvement Goal that will provide the focus for over-turning your immunity to change. In this post, I explore the second step of the process and its importance in the overall coaching arc. The coaching arc is a series of exercises that aim to over-turn …

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Jan 15 2016

Immunity to Change – creating an “Improvement Goal”

Tweet This is the second in a series of posts written by Trevor Cousins on the Immunity to Change Model   In my last post, I outlined an approach to change developed at Harvard University that is called Immunity to Change. In this post, I will introduce you to the first step of the process: creating an …

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Jan 07 2016

Immunity to Change Model – working on adaptive change

Tweet The following post is written by one of our Associate Coaches Trevor Cousins and is the first part of a series about adaptive personal change using the Immunity to Change Model.   Happy New Year! As we enter 2016 and the light starts slowly to return, many millions of us will look forward and …

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Jan 05 2016

Immunity to Change – a model to support personal insight and change

Tweet Firstly, we would like to wish you all a happy new year and great success in 2016. At LCP we work hard to keep abreast of the latest ideas in learning, development and well-being. We network with some of the leading thinkers in our field and follow up on our passions. For any development …

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May 26 2015

Useful resources for internal coaches

Tweet Many organisations are recognising the importance of developing coaching talent in-house and today’s post signposts some useful materials to support your internal coaches. Our first link is to the Ready to Manage post giving examples of coaching questions which can be added to a coach’s toolkit. Continuing with the theme of developing internal coaches, …

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Feb 27 2015

The trends for learning and development in 2015 – Part 2

Tweet Last month I wrote about how technology is changing the role of the learner as well as our role as learning and development professionals.  This article is still focusing on the trends for 2015 in L&D but from a different perspective. Since qualifying as a Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Practitioner my interest in mental health …

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Sep 29 2014

Building the business case for coaching

Tweet Coaching has become a widely adopted tool in leadership development in many organisations but how effective is it at improving individual and organisational performance? That’s the question senior executives will ask and one to which HR professionals will need an answer. Research is emerging that links an individual’s improvement in performance with coaching interventions …

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