Introduction Coaching from a Strengths-based perspective is a fast-growing specialized field. The Strengths-based approach towards coaching is rooted within the foundation of Positive Psychology – a vibrant and refreshing angle within the broader field of psychology. The essence of Positive Psychology lies within the attitude and approach it represents: a positive outlook towards the potential, … Continue reading COACHING FROM A STRENGTH-BASED PERSPECTIVE
At a recent seminar focussed on women in leadership, the consensus was reached that most successful women rate having a mentor very high in the battle to reach the top. This raises the question: just how many of these mentors were women? According to the American Psychological Association women do make very good mentors but the unfortunate … Continue reading The value of coaches and mentors
Understanding the education revolution and how COVID-19 might be accelerating this disruption.
We live in a world that is changing significantly. The convergence of technology and longevity is changing what the world of work looks like. This brings both opportunity and challenge, depending on one’s skills, health and attitude. According to academics, Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott, we are living on average 30 years longer than our … Continue reading Retirement Coaching for a your Next Career – Lynda Smith
The mental health industry has seen huge growth in the availability of life coaches and other mental health practitioners. Access to certification for such practices, and a largely unregulated industry means that not everyone with a certificate should be trusted to guide you through life’s challenges. Just like not all doctors are created equal, nor … Continue reading How to Choose a Coach
The growing public experience of chaos in human affairs might reflect the limits of our current state of human consciousness. As a coach you help people to think and act more effectively to reach their goals. But the challenges they face are increasingly complex and the disruptive events they need to deal with occur more frequently. If we take … Continue reading Quantum Coaching – An evolutionary step in human consciousness – Dr. Claudius van Wyk
2019 was a very challenging year for most, it was a year of highs and lows - made so by the increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of the current global context - now referred to as VUCA. This enormous instability has caused many to shrink into old fear driven survival patterns. Where most people … Continue reading Coaching (leading) in a VUCA World