On mentors, cows, and triangulation: Why do coaches have coaches?

Mentors can show up in the most unexpected places. In the first pandemic lockdown, I often walked to nearby fields and woods for my daily ration of fresh air. One day, a group of cows had gathered by the gate. As I made my way through them, the cows looked at me with their dazeContinue reading “On mentors, cows, and triangulation: Why do coaches have coaches?”

Why work with a coach? Five stories from real people I’ve worked with

Coaching is a powerful way of guiding people through change.  That sounds nice, but what does it actually look like? In this post I am sharing real stories from real people I have coached. To protect their confidentiality, names have been changed. 1. Seeing yourself as a leader Sharon, a senior manager, was unsure ifContinue reading “Why work with a coach? Five stories from real people I’ve worked with”