What is systemic coaching?
This is my definition as a work in progress of systemic coaching. I am still working on it as my knowledge and experience evolves. Definition Systemic Coaching is the practice of coaching a person, team, or system, in an interdependent relationship that includes the coach to cocreate the insights needed for a positive benefit to…Read More
A guide to organisational coaching styles
The need As projects get more complex and require larger numbers of people to work on them, and as innovation continues to be paramount in all product and service development, the need for different personalities to collaborate and produce real results is higher now than ever before. Demanding that people work together and deliver innovative…Read More
Trust, disappointment, and boundaries; in a workplace setting.
At the beginning of last week, I started a retreat for both self (my own) and business development. This post is a story about one thread that has come up a lot, that has affected my leadership, the contracts we write, and also my personal relationships outside of work. It is a story of trust,…Read More
What Is The Role Of An Enterprise Agile Coach?
What Is The Role Of An Enterprise Agile Coach? I was asked this question just over two years ago as being part of the team who set about defining the competencies for the Expert part of the Enterprise Coaching track for ICAgile, the world’s foremost certification body in all things to do with agility. We…Read More
5 Essential Tips for Successfully Leading Your Organisation During the Coronavirus Lockdown
5 Essential Tips for Successfully Leading Your Organisation During the Coronavirus Lockdown AWA is helping its clients navigate their path through the current lockdown and these are our top tips for senior leaders who are doing the same elsewhere. Tip 1: Make sure the senior leadership team is aligned on what the new goals are…Read More
How to Redesign Team Culture to Thrive Online
How to Redesign Team Culture to Thrive Online Culture has been defined by Schneider as ‘the way we do things around here’. I like this definition because it is simple and easily understood. I have a different definition which I think is more useful but harder to understand: ‘Organisational culture is a locally observed phenomenon…Read More
Here’s Why Your Office Culture Doesn’t Translate Online
Here’s Why Your Office Culture Doesn’t Translate Online Every office worker has been forced into working from home due to global lockdown. With a huge reduction of sales, disruption to supply-chains having both up and downstream impacts, and staff either working from home, laid off, or on a furlough; it is not surprising that most…Read More
How to Unlock Transformative Training Experiences Online
How to Unlock Transformative Training Experiences Online This last month has been a huge learning journey for me and I would like to share what I have learnt about online training and how it compares to in the classroom training. Most people assume in the classroom training is a better experience than online. If I…Read More
Why Getting Work Out Faster Requires Upskilling of Middle Management
Why Getting Work Out Faster Requires Upskilling of Middle Management Customers can be a fickle bunch, but there is no better indicator of a successful business than measuring the number of repeat customers. The challenge all businesses must face is that the speed that customers demand products is increasing whilst at the same time products…Read More
A Part of Something Bigger…
A Part of Something Bigger… It is fairly obvious that a huge change is sweeping across the world of work and sorely needed in our society and political institutions. The ways of working in our corporations and governments is still optimised for the industrial age and the types of predictable problems that we faced 50…Read More