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7 Pitfalls to Creating a Coaching Culture within an Organization

With the challenges of operating in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) environment, many companies are recognising that the days of ‘command and control’ are long gone.  Thus they are looking to build an alternative approach, creating a culture where leaders are able to coach and mentor their teams. Knowledge is no longer seen as resting with a few key individuals; rather, companies are looking to empower their people, to encourage innovation and creativity. Through our long history and experience working with multinational corporations, we've proven how creating a coaching culture is the best way for companies to ensure their employees are fully engaged and enjoying their careers. If you [...]

7 Pitfalls to Creating a Coaching Culture within an Organization 2019-09-02T17:30:17+00:00

INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Reasons Why Strong Leaders Develop Self-Mercy

Why is self-mercy an essential skill for great leadership? Download our infographic to discover 4 reasons why strong leaders are working to develop their own practise of self-mercy. DOWNLOAD PDF Most of us have not practised mercy towards ourselves with the amount of effort and diligence that we practise harsh self-judgement.  The key is that it takes great self-empowerment to practise mercy.  Someone who is disempowered can’t be merciful. To learn more about self-mercy and insights for developing your self-mercy practise, read our article The Strength of Mercy. READ ARTICLE

INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Reasons Why Strong Leaders Develop Self-Mercy 2018-07-27T18:20:24+00:00

The Strength of Mercy

‘Strength’ and ‘mercy’ are not words we commonly link together.  Especially in the business environment, we have a tendency to relate to ‘strong leaders’ but what about ‘merciful leaders?’ To have mercy is often seen as a state of weakness and giving into one’s actions.  Yet in reality, mercy requires the utmost amount of strength; mercy is powerful compassion.  Mercy is strength and kindness together.  It is empowerment and gentleness at the same time. Abraham Lincoln, as he was preparing the United States for life after the U.S. Civil War in 1865 said, “I have always [...]

The Strength of Mercy 2019-09-02T17:34:20+00:00

Workshop: Resilience – Rising Above Uncertainty

Presented by Janine Ahlers, ICF-certified MCC coach and Academic Director of the Centre for Coaching Thursday, 26 April 2018   |   18h - 22h L'Armée du Salut, rue Centrale 23, 1110 Morges, Switzerland (3 min walk from Morges Station) The Centre for Coaching is excited to return to the ICF (International Coaching Federation) Suisse Romande Chapter on April 26th to present the topic of Resilience - Rising Above Uncertainty. Led by Janine Ahlers, an Integral Coach® and Director of the Centre for Coaching, this workshop is open to the general public and an excellent opportunity for you [...]

Workshop: Resilience – Rising Above Uncertainty 2018-06-04T15:52:22+00:00

Creating powerful synergies through a global alliance

Case Study : Versus Systems and Centre for Coaching Janine Ahlers, Director of Centre for Coaching Global: Established in 2002, the Centre for Coaching was founded at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (a world top-100 executive graduate school), and has grown into a global premier executive coaching organisation with Centres now in Switzerland and Australia, in addition to linking to over 25 years of cutting-edge coaching course development through its alliance with New Ventures West in San Francisco. Janine Ahlers, Director Centre for Coaching Global Daniel Ahlers, Director Centre for Caoching Europe [...]

Creating powerful synergies through a global alliance 2018-04-05T17:55:11+00:00

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 [...]

Coaching Out Your Best! 2018-04-05T17:55:12+00:00