Blogs

Relational team coaching

This book is an essential guide to relational-based effectiveness in team coaching. It will be a key text for all coaching practitioners, including those in training.

November 3, 2023

Beyond good intentions

Relational coaching takes centre stage as David Birch and Tammy Tawadros invite us to go beyond conditioned responses and understand how history is at play when we get caught up in conflict situations.

November 2, 2023

Do we need different lenses?

Looking through new lenses in individual and team coaching can help us to keep equity in focus, to prioritise the co-creation of psychological safety for diversity to be expressed, and to establish a secure base for inclusion in our relationships.

October 25, 2023

Pause and Play

To pause is to break the spell, to divert ourselves, if only for a moment, from the relentless back and forth of switching between the pressure of incoming demands and the need to perform and deliver.

June 19, 2019

Small acts of leadership

The latest painful chapter of the Lawrence episode opens up many difficult questions which will take us a good deal of time and patience to understand and work through in our institutions. Justice must be fought for with courage and determination and on the public stage.

June 4, 2019

The trouble with hot desking

Hot desking makes sense for modern organisations that need the flexibility and cost benefits that the rationing of desks and space can undoubtedly bring. And for some people desk hopping works well. Yet the majority of people I have spoken to about their experiences seem to find it hugely discomforting.

June 4, 2019

Building Organisational Trust infographic

Building Organisational Trust infographic by Tammy Tawadros Our trust in organisations stands at an all time low. Just when we need it most. In times of economic challenge, organisations need to pay even more attention to investing in creating and building trust.

June 4, 2019

Beyond rocks and hard places

Why do we find it so hard to break habit loops and change our behaviour? Anyone who has ever tried to eat more healthily, be more patient with colleagues, plan work tasks with greater care, exercise more, take better minutes at meetings, visit the dentist regularly- anyone who has ever tried to change an established pattern- knows just how hard it is to do.

June 4, 2019