Tag Archive: coaching

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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Sep 15 2015

Is this the end of the performance appraisal as we know it?

Tweet Today’s post is about a study from Blessing White on performance management which they argue is stuck in a bygone age and considerably disliked by both employees and their appraising managers. The authors state that pioneering organisations are ditching the formal, annual appraisal process in favour of a coaching approach, which provides on-going guidance …

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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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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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Sep 12 2014

Helping staff to help students in higher education


Tweet This week’s recommended video shows a panel of experts discussing how the increase in fees is impacting upon students’ expectations of their higher education institutions. Getting a clear picture of what it is students want can be tricky as there are so may variables involved. The results of this year’s National Student Survey show …

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Nov 29 2013

Why coaching needs to extend to the very top of the organisation

Tweet       Almost every CEO polled in a recent survey would like to receive coaching and leadership advice from outside consultants or coaches. But, much to their disappointment, nearly two thirds do not receive either. Nor do almost half of the senior executives polled. This is according to the 2013 Executive Coaching Survey …

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Oct 11 2013

Executive coaching: the ingredients for success

Tweet       In his research into the impact of coaching Erik de Haan, director of Ashridge’s Centre for Coaching, and his colleague Nadine Page, talked to 2,020 coaching clients, 1,880 coaches and 130 organisational sponsors. They say this dataset is more than double the size of any similar research. This is the biggest …

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Oct 04 2013

Recommended video: Comparing coaching and mentoring

Tweet As a precursor to November’s SDF Staff Developers Conference, which will be exploring leadership and coaching, this month’s HE Inform newsletter will focus on coaching, and in particular the research of one of the speakers, Erik de Haan, director of Ashridge’s Centre for Coaching. In this video, LCP consultants share their views on coaching …

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Feb 19 2013

Effective Leadership

Tweet Thank you to Jackie Arnold for kindly contributing today’s guest blog. Jackie is an executive coach (ICF) and coach supervisor (CSA). She runs her own executive coaching company www.coach4executives.com and is the author of five books on public speaking “Coaching for Leaders in the Workplace” and her latest book “Get that JOB with NLP” …

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Nov 23 2012

Caption competition: personality tests and 360 degree feedback tools

Tweet November’s caption competition – £5 Amazon voucher up for grabs! The theme of this month’s newsletter and caption competition is personality tests and 360 feedback tools. We look forward to reading your caption suggestions! Check back here on Friday 7th December or follow ClaireWalshLCP on Twitter to find out who the winner is. Our …

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