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Time for a Rethink? New pathways for Executive Development
In the ongoing search for ways to help leaders to initiate and manage change, some may feel there is nothing new out there. This article by LInda Aspey published in Developing Leaders, October 2011, offers new possibilities that could completely reshape the way we develop our leaders by creating the right and neurologically optimal conditions for learning.
Linda was invited to write the first four editions of the Coaching Column in Therapy Today, the journal of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Click on the titles below to read in full...
"How do I get clients when I hate selling?" This is a $64,000 dollar question, asked by coaches everywhere. It's normally followed by "I could never be a pushy salesman - I just don't have the gift of the gab". I don’t think you have to be pushy to be successful in sales; in fact some of the best salespeople I know have more in common with coaches than they have with Arthur Daley. They’re good listeners, interested in people, genuinely keen on building relationships rather than making a quick killing and they like to be liked.
One of the hot topics around the corporate coaching world is how some organisations, particularly larger ones, are increasingly using assessment centres to select coaches to work with them. Linda explores the challenges and opportunities they can offer to coaches.
The Thinking Environment™ - from Nancy Kline of Time to Think - has made a significant impact in the world of coaching, and is being utilised increasingly in therapy too. Linda explores what giving sustained and seamless Attention, along with other conditions, seems to do to ignite the human mind and liberate new thinking.
Trained coaches bring a wide range of knowledge, experience, skills and tools to their coaching clients. In this article Linda shares her views on what therapists too can bring to this valuable work.
Coaching - one of the fastest growing industries in the world
By Julia Bueno, with views from Linda Aspey. Published in Therapy Today Sepetmber 2010.
The Solution Focused Approach - interview on iPadio
Linda was invited to present at the SIETAR Conference (Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research) in February 2010. Click above to hear Barbara Gibson interviewing Linda after the conference.
The Benefits of Wise Mentoring
During challenging times having a mentor for support and guidance can be invaluable. Linda offers some ideas towards making mentoring work well for everyone. Published in Finance and Management, September 2009 (a journal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales - ICAEW).
The Solution Focused Approach
Do you ever find yourself going around in circles with a difficult colleague, or struggling to motivate your team, or feeling overwhelmed by problems that you simply cannot resolve? Linda explores how a Solution Focused approach helps to shift your attention from problems to solutions. Published in Finance and Management, June 2009 (ICAEW).
Give Credit to Coaching
In such a turbulent business climate it may seem contradictory to introduce coaching with its additional demands on time and money, and yet it’s the honing of critical skills that is essential when the going gets tough. Linda explores how coaching helps. Published in Tax Careers, October 2008.
Can I give you some feedback?
Feedback is often hard to give and to receive. In this article Linda explains her concept of ‘collaborative feedback’ as a way of generating constructive dialogue at work. Published in Finance and Management, July 2008 (ICAEW).
Coaching at work - you can bet on vetting
How can corporate clients ensure that the coaches you hire are fit for the role? Ideas and opinion from leading executive coaches, including Linda Aspey. Published in Personnel Today, April 2008.