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HSBC interviews Woman in Business Ceri Heathcote

By Sally Vanson

We’re extremely proud that our old colleague Ceri Heathcote has been featured in HSBC’s Women in Business interviews. Here is their blog: This week’s Showcase features Ceri Heathcote who has successfully run Heathcote Communications and Online Fashion Marketing for two years. Over to you Ceri… How did you get started in online fashion marketing? I…

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What does a coach do?

By Sally Vanson

intangibly inarticulatable from Nic Askew on Vimeo.

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Coaching Super-Vision: Superman or Lex Luther?

By Sally Vanson

What’s coaching supervision all about? Someone watching you, pointing out your mistakes and giving you a bad mark at the end of the session? Is it designed to restrict a coach’s freedom to coach in the way that they want to? Is it to create a mainstream coach, one size fits all? We’d love to…

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Photos from the Conference

By Sally Vanson

For more photos from the conference go to Facebook or Flickr

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More – Nic Askew

By Sally Vanson

[LOWER THE LIGHTS – SWITCH OFF THE WORLD – PLAY FULL SCREEN] Following Julio Olalla’s talk about leading a good life at the AC conference, I was recommended this film entitled “More” by Nic Askew. It makes an interesting parallel with Julio’s talk, particularly the speaker’s end comments about being both content and striving for…

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AC Going Global Conference 2010 – Meg Thompson

By Sally Vanson

Last Thursday and Friday, Allan and I attended the Association for Coaching Going global conference as exhibitors. We’d like to thank all the attendees who came for a chat at our stand and joined in with our coaching games. We had some great quotes, jokes and tips from coaches as well as some interesting chats.…

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Ten Recruiting Practices to Nuke

By Sally Vanson

By Liz Ryan Downturn notwithstanding, employers are screaming for talented people. Yet you have only to review any large employer’s recruiting process (and those of many smaller shops) to see a mind-numbing list of requirements, protocols, and hoops for job-seekers to jump through. Think that the smartest and most marketable candidates will take their brains…

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i WAM – can you? from Paul Stewart

By Sally Vanson

I have just completed the two day training course for iWAM, and survived! In fact, I found it completely fascinating and fully intend to complete the accreditation process and to use it in real life. iWAM stands for internet Work, Attitude and Motivation questionnaire. In simple terms iWAM is the most up to date psychometric…

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Our 2010 so far!

By Sally Vanson

Phew! 2010 has certainly started with a bang. We’ve hardly had time to say Happy New Year and it’s already February. We won a major contract with a large multinational insurance company at the end of last year and we’ve started in house coach training. The group so far have been hard-working and full of…

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