What’s behind the story?

What’s behind the story?

Coaches listen and then ask questions. A real danger is when a coach is listening to the client telling about a situation and is not listening “behind” the words. When staying in the “gossip” the coach might not probe deeper, then the coach...
Culture an implicit factor in coaching?

Culture an implicit factor in coaching?

Have you ever stopped and considered how culture impacts your coaching sessions? If culture is an implicit fact in our coaching sessions, how important is it for us to develop cultural competency? and why are coaching schools not paying (more) attention to how bring...
Vice a shameful behaviour to avoid?

Vice a shameful behaviour to avoid?

Societies tend to believe that we need to avoid bad habits like drinking, partying too much… but did you know that shameful vices have shaped civilizations?  Yes, vices such as the need to drink, having sex  or smoking are fundamental elements for creating societies,...

Culture Matters! : Coaching in Asia

ICF defines “coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential, which is particularly important in today’s uncertain and complex environment”. Coaching...

Culture Matters!

Culture encompasses norms, values, believes, behaviours, how we get organised, roles in a group, communication, ways of doing things. When two or more people get together and bind themselves with the same attitudes and beliefs then we talk about culture.  Culture is a...

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