How to start a coaching conversation?


Our coachee looks to us to handle the timing and the structure of their coaching sessions. And if we don’t, they will do as they always do – either talk a lot or be very brief. They are right – it is down to us to set up coaching in a way that enables them to explore their topics well. That enables them to reflect and have insights. And that gets them focused from the very beginning.

Coaching models


People often ask me which coaching models I use, and which ones I teach. The answer I give is always the same. Ones that encourage deep thinking and sustainable change, driven by the coachee.  I wonder why people do ask this question. Sometimes it is to have the reassurance that a recognised model is being […]