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Coaching Roundtable – Exploring an Integral Coaching Approach (Geneva)

Image licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license. Janine Ahlers (Certified Master Integral Coach) and Craig O’Flaherty (Certified Professional Integral Coach), Directors of the Centre for Coaching, a centre for excellence situated at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB) in Cape Town, will explore the theme of an Integral Coaching Approach and will be answering participants’ questions, including: What makes coaching Integral? Why choose an Integral Approach? How does it lead to people becoming self-correcting and self-generating resulting in a greater sense of satisfaction, meaning and purpose? How does this bring new depth [...]

Coaching Roundtable – Exploring an Integral Coaching Approach (Lausanne)

Image licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 France license. Janine Ahlers (Certified Master Integral Coach) and Craig O'Flaherty (Certified Professional Integral Coach), Directors of the Centre for Coaching, a centre for excellence situated at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB) in Cape Town, will explore the theme of an Integral Coaching Approach and will be answering participants’ questions, including: What makes coaching Integral? Why choose an Integral Approach? How does it lead to people becoming self-correcting and self-generating resulting in a greater sense of satisfaction, meaning and purpose? How does this bring new depth [...]

Découvrez l’entretien avec Daniel Ahlers, Executive Director Centre for Coaching

Daniel Ahlers, le 1er novembre vous avez animé un workshop d’une journée d’introduction au coaching. Afin que le public qui ne vous connaît pas encore en sache plus sur vous et votre expertise, pouvez-vous vous présenter en quelques mots ?   Avec plaisir. Depuis 2010, quand j’ai découvert le coaching intégral au Centre for Coaching, un centre d’excellence situé au Graduate School of Business à l’Université de Cape Town en Afrique du Sud, je suis devenu un passionné de ce métier, ce qui m’a conduit là où je suis actuellement, un Coach Intégral Professionnel Certifié®, et Directeur Général du Centre for Coaching [...]

Coaching Round table – Exploring Integral Coaching (Düsseldorf)

Daniel Ahlers, Executive Director of the Centre for Coaching (Switzerland), will explore the theme of Integral Coaching and will be answering participants’ questions, including: Daniel Ahlers What makes coaching Integral? Why choose an Integral Approach? How does it lead to people becoming self-correcting and self-generating resulting in a greater sense of satisfaction, meaning and purpose? How does this bring new depth to one's leadership? or make a difference in the corporate world? The business case for organisations – how to make coaching more affordable?  Navid Nazemian, Integral Coach and Head of HR Business Partnering at Vodafone, [...]

Successful launch of our one-day workshop in French

On 22 March we launched our first one-day workshop in French “Dynamiser votre leadership à travers le coaching” in collaboration with the Abissa Alliance Academy Foundation. The workshop, which was held at the Hotel Mirabeau in Lausanne, was facilitated by Daniel Ahlers and Michele Stoudmann. It was designed to be an interactive, action-learning approach to introducing coaching, keeping participants engaged in practice rounds based on real topics throughout the day. Daniel and Michele shared coaching tools and techniques that developed the skill of conversations with a specific focus on impacting both one-on-one and team relationships and bottom-line results. The aim [...]

Coaching Out Your Best!

© Krasimiranevenova | Dreamstime.com - Coaching Concept Photo A good coach will help you to notice your unconscious patterns of behaviour and habits, to self-correct and to think up action plans and solutions. You may even discover leadership strengths you weren’t aware of. You might be wondering how somebody in a small, entrepreneurial company or in a large multinational or international organization could benefit from a coach. Well, regardless of the business, a coach can help you explore important questions, such as how can I contribute, what is my role, how do I overcome challenges and what is [...]

Incorporation of Centre for Coaching Switzerland

In our article last month, “Becoming a Euro-node for Integral Coaching”, we explored the strategic decision taken by the Centre for Coaching to localize an operation here in Switzerland, as there is a clear need for global nodes that can provide localised support and delivery for the work we do around the world. We are therefore delighted to announce that the company has now been officially registered as Centre for Coaching SUI Sàrl, giving us the corporate structure necessary to become a Euro-node for Integral Coaching. The unique contribution that we bring to the European market stems from the combination of [...]

Coaching Across Language, Gender and Race Boundaries: Lessons from South Africa for Europe

By CRAIG O'FLAHERTY Introduction Stone Lighthouse - Craig O'Flaherty © DNA research is causing us to look at history in new ways. From its very beginning Europe has been a seen as a ‘melting pot’. It’s a history that up to now, has been believed to be founded on waves of migration, invasion and colonisation from its earliest times. This pattern started with groups of hunter-gatherers from Africa as early as 60 000 years ago and continued as separate groups of farmers and herders from the Middle East made their way north. Recent theorists are contesting this and suggesting [...]

Poem: Solitude by Craig O’Flaherty

Solitude by CRAIG O'FLAHERTY Breeze's gentle breath kisses the mist, letting soft light shimmer through. That instant when chaos steps back, into the shrouded haze beyond us. When the river's tongue laps the bending bank tasting wet sand, smoothing footprints away. Sometimes, we get to stand in our own sad shadows, in a solitude that holds us close. It's those moments that our hearts are waiting to envelop us, as we struggle to seek certainty. And then beauty melts in from the unpredictable, as a skyline strokes our softened eyes.

April – A Time for Connection with the Centre for Coaching – Lausanne and Geneva

The month of April will be a busy one for the Centre for Coaching, and we hope that many of you will be able to join us at one of the events we are offering.   Our first offering, open to all, is a Coaching Round Table evening, Exploring Integral Coaching. This is for anyone interested in knowing more about our approach, what it is we offer and integral coaching in general. It takes place Tuesday 19 April, at the Hotel Alpha Palmier in Lausanne from 19h to 21h, where Centre for Coaching Director, Craig O’Flaherty will lead a discussion [...]