New ways of working: Five good reads to inspire and guide change

New ways of working: Five good reads to inspire and guide change

Change happens from the inside out. That’s a popular piece of wisdom in the world of personal development and therapy.   It focuses our attention on the ‘inner work’ rather than the outer circumstances of our life. And it’s a sound, empowering principle. Up to a...
Excavating the unsaid: 10 tips for giving and getting great feedback

Excavating the unsaid: 10 tips for giving and getting great feedback

“Our job is to excavate the unsaid,” Brené Brown tells us in her Netflix special, The Call to Courage. It’s a critical but underemployed lesson in management.       People often share with me their frustrations about a lack of progress at work – not being...
What is Zen Life Coaching? Part Two: What happens in a session

What is Zen Life Coaching? Part Two: What happens in a session

In Part One of this post, I talked about needing more integration in my life and my coaching work – and how Zen Coaching became part of the solution. To show how this approach works in practice, I’m going to describe the arc of a ‘typical’ session. Of course, there’s...