How is playing small serving you?

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How is playing small serving you? This is a question that came up for me in a morning journaling session recently. It got me thinking about how I play small. Turns out, it was harder to reflect on than I thought, forcing me to admit some hard truths to myself. But, let’s start at the … Read more

The power of silence

As a careers adviser, I spent a lot of time talking. From going through CVs, signposting to resources and conducting mock interviews, most of it was me. I found however that the most powerful conversations were those where there were long periods of silence. As a coach, I learned more about the power of silence.  … Read more

Challenging with compassion

I bet you have received feedback or had your thinking challenged at some point in your life. How did it make you feel? I’ve felt shame, defensiveness and fear through to feeling safe, love, and empathy. Some feedback has motivated me to do better and some that’s left me feeling despondent. I know which I … Read more

Being vs doing

One of my favourite parts of being a coach is supervision. Supervision is when we, as coaches, get to talk to another coach about something, or we get to practice a new technique or explore a topic. Last night I explored the topic of being vs doing.  Paying attention to signs It’s something that’s been … Read more