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When coaching goals no longer matter

22 Feb 2016, Posted by Helena Clayton in Monthly Blog

You know that achieving the coaching goals you set don’t really matter, when: a question stops your client in her tracks to the extent that she can’t speak and her eyes can’t leave yours as she’s gripped by the possibilities in the answer you have…

Metaphors to coach by…

13 Nov 2015, Posted by Helena Clayton in Monthly Blog

Funny what sticks with you, isn’t it? I was a participant recently on a coaching workshop where the facilitator mentioned two images, almost as asides. Throwaway, almost. And yet they’ve really stayed with me. The first was, when listening to your coaching client, to let…

Space to breathe…

22 Oct 2015, Posted by Helena Clayton in Uncategorized

‘I need to operate more strategically …I need some space’. This is a common cry when coaching at senior levels in organisations. How to step away from the operational octopus that threatens to suck us back into the depths of the detail, how to create…