Coaching – executive privilege or employee right?

Coaching – executive privilege or employee right?

Executive coaching has origins in the 1940-60s. Senior managers were offered counselling by organisational psychologists to excel in their work. It really took off in 1992 after John Whitmore published his book Coaching for Performance. Executive coaching has become a...
Leaders – Take Time to Stand and Stare

Leaders – Take Time to Stand and Stare

You may not be familiar with W H Davies poem Leisure. You will however recognise its opening lines – “What is this life if full of care, we have no time to stand and stare”. The poem later begins some lines with “No time to see…”. Looking back at these weeks of...

Coach SWOT Analysis

Abintus Coaching Resources 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...
Cycling and Leadership

Cycling and Leadership

I know you could make similar sporting analogies. Humour me it’s Friday, I am allowed! Those who know me know I am an avid cyclist. Twice a week work permitting, including a long ride in on the weekend. I have toured, done Sportives and Audaxes and pottered into...
Becoming a learning leader

Becoming a learning leader

The generic quote of ‘leaders never stop learning’ is so true, but how do we make it a reality? Here, we examine how these leaders become ‘learning leaders’. Where their learning and development is integral to who they are and how they operate in their organisations....