Living with anxiety

If you suffer from non-specific anxiety states, everyday life can become very difficult. It may not be clear where the anxiety comes from, but nonetheless it can be operating in an on going way. Over time such feelings can spoil … Read More

Getting a perspective on moods

Moods are subtle, changeable, and often hard to identify.  You can lose yourself for long periods of time in a mood.  Moods are absorbing and generate their own kind of reality.  They can cut you off from the world. There … Read More

Ethics and executive coaching

Executive coaching as a discipline is interested in coaches obtaining elements from psychotherapy training.   There are feelings that coaches should know themselves well before they attempt to know others. Yet, nowadays, running counter to the value of depth, the … Read More

Follow the energy

One of the ways in which I have learned to measure the effectiveness of coaching conversations is by reference to the level of energy being produced and manifested within the work. It is often the case that an individual has … Read More

Who were you when you were seven?

I have found that during assessments, a surprising amount can be learned about how we manage our relationships and professional lives by considering what our lives were like when we were seven years old. To some degree the age seven … Read More