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Comparison of Coaching Competencies

By ab-intus | 7th October 2019

A simple comparison of the coaching competencies required but the 3 main coaching governing bodies.

Coaching vs Counselling Comparison

By ab-intus | 7th October 2019

Coaches, like counsellors are in the ‘helping’ game, but they are different. Coaches need to be aware of the differences.

Coaching vs Mentoring Comparison

By ab-intus | 26th September 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Coaching vs Mentoring Comparison A common question I get asked is about the difference between coaching and mentoring. Indeed it forms a fundamental part at the start of our coaching workshops. A good way of showing this is through a simple comparison table. Comparison table This simple table considers some key areas […]

Personal and Organisational Values and Beliefs

By ab-intus | 19th September 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Personal and Organisational Values and Beliefs Whether we are aware of them of not, we all have values and beliefs that guide our thinking and behaviours. For coaches, aware of their values and beliefs informs how they coach and work with their clients. Similarly, organisations have their own explicit and implicit values […]

Development Planning

By ab-intus | 18th September 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Development Planning Development planning is a key part of a coaches role. It helps formalise and plan their own development. It also helps them formulate conversations with coachees, enabling their development planning. A simple document to structure the process and conversation ensuring quality outcomes. Development planning document Many development plans contain limited […]

Coach SWOT Analysis

By ab-intus | 18th September 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Coach SWOT Analysis Coaches get so engrossed in their client work they often forget about themselves and their coaching development. Using a SWOT Analysis enables a coach to examine themselves and their coaching practice in a moment in time. As a result, they can then make more informed decisions for themselves moving […]

Meta Mirror

By ab-intus | 16th September 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Meta Mirror / Perceptual Positions Relationships are key in for clients achieving what they need for themselves and their teams. When relationship issues arise clients often only look at the situation from their perspective. The Meta Mirror tool allows clients see relationships from different, higher and more inclusive perspectives. Background Robert Dilts, […]

Coaching and Mentoring Reading and Links

By ab-intus | 6th August 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Coaching and Mentoring Reading and Links There are lots of good coaching and mentoring books and links out there. As coaching and mentoring increase in popularity more will arise, but how to find ones useful for the developing coach. Here are some I recommend to people attending the courses I deliver. Good […]

Coaching and Mentoring – differences and similarities

By ab-intus | 2nd August 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Coaching and Mentoring – similarities and differences In my wide experiences of training coaches, this is the one area which initially causes confusion. I also experience some coaches who switch into ‘mentor mode’ in order to give advice. However once we spend time on it the clarity comes. The purpose of this […]

Feedback in Coaching

By ab-intus | 24th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Feedback in Coaching One of the critical roles of coaching is about developing the self-awareness of the client. Them becoming more aware of their thoughts, feelings, behaviours, work, emotions and experiences. A key way of achieving this is through the provision of feedback in coaching sessions by the coach. Here, we look […]