coaching supervision
The ICF describes Coaching Supervision as; “the interaction that occurs when a coach periodically brings his or her coaching work experiences to a coaching supervisor in order to engage in reflective dialogue and collaborative learning for the development and benefit of the coach and his or her clients.” I’ve been […]

Group Coaching Supervision – A Case Study

Ethical dilemmas are just one of the things you might bring to coaching supervision. We’ve explored just some of the ethical dilemmas that you might face as a leader as coach.  Other things might come into play that we haven’t discussed; keep an eye out for those as you are […]

Ethical Dilemmas for Leaders As Coach: Supervision

International Coaching Federation
Last year in International Coaching Week, I co-created this wonderful animated story about Helen’s journey towards supervision. This year, I am talking at the International Coach Federation UK conference about when to use coach mentoring and when to use supervision. International Coaching Week provides a great opportunity to experience coaching […]

International Coaching Week 2018

conflicts of interest
We’ve discovered that leaders as coaches face ethical dilemmas around boundaries, dual relationships, and confidentiality; let’s turn our attention now to conflicts of interest. What do you do when the talented person you are coaching in your organisation tells you that she is looking to take her career outside the […]

Ethical Dilemmas for Leaders as Coach: Conflicts of ...

As a Leader as Coach, you are becoming aware of ethical dilemmas facing you. We’ll turn our attention today to confidentiality. You know that you are bound to keep anything that happens in coaching confidential, between you and the other person.  It is up to them who and what they […]

Ethical Dilemmas for Leaders as Coach: Confidentiality

dual relationships
Dual relationships are one element to think carefully about for the leader coach The leader coach encounters as many, if different, ethical dilemmas as an external coach, dual relationships are one of them. For example, you may be coaching two people on the same team, and they may tell you […]

Ethical Dilemmas for Leaders as Coach: Dual Relationships

ethical dilemma
We’ve talked about the skills we need as a leader as coach, and the underpinning beliefs, but what about our ethical dilemmas.  What about our ethical position? Every coach is guided by an ethical code, I am guided by the International Coach Federation Code of Ethics, for example. Ethical dilemmas don’t […]

Ethical Dilemmas for the Leader as Coach

boundaries 2
When should you coach, when should you not coach, what are your boundaries? It’s important to know what your boundaries are, where you feel ok to coach, and where you feel out of your depth.  When you are out of your depth, that may be the time to refer to […]

Ethical Dilemmas for Leaders as Coach: Boundaries

I’m going discuss pacy coaching; some people think that asking questions that enable a person to think through a solution for themselves is slower than telling people what to do.  They are right, but only in the short-term. In the long-term, however, telling people what to do does not develop […]

Pacy coaching: Go slow to go fast