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Resilience: Rewiring the body – the neuroscience of building resiliency in a chaotic world

Resilience, in simple terms, is the process or method of adapting positively when faced with adversity, tragedy/trauma, perceived danger or serious causes of stress, particularly when it comes to family and other relationship issues, serious health problems or career and financial complications. Even more simply put, it is the ability to "bounce back" from negative situations and experiences. Contemporary research on the subject of ‘resiliency’ has shown that this is in fact an ordinary response and not extraordinary. People are able to rebuild after surviving tragedy and obstacles that would under normal circumstances seem impossible to recover from. Resilience requires support structures [...]

Resilience: Rewiring the body – the neuroscience of building resiliency in a chaotic world 2019-09-02T17:49:49+00:00

What is an Integral Approach to Coaching?

Global challenges are impacting all life on the planet. We experience political instability, conflicts, inequality on various levels, a lack of social well-being, and serious sustainability challenges related to the natural environment. Humanity ignores this reality at its own peril. But what difference can coaching make in the midst of all of this? At the Centre for Coaching, we believe that the integral approach to coaching  fundamentally helps to develop the capacity in people to live and work in a more harmonious, co-creative and integrated way. Our commitment is to bring different groups of people together to live and [...]

What is an Integral Approach to Coaching? 2019-09-02T17:18:38+00:00

Building Competencies: Inspirational Leadership

Are you as inspiring as you could be? According to an article published in the Harvard Business Review(1),  data gathered from nearly 50,000 leaders who were assessed by approximately a half-million colleagues showed that out of the 16 leadership competencies, the ability to inspire creates the highest levels of employee engagement and commitment.  In addition, the ability to inspire is what most powerfully separates the most effective leaders from the average and least-effective leaders, and it is the number one factor employees identify when asked what they would most like to have in their leader. Inspirational leaders ignite a spark within their [...]

Building Competencies: Inspirational Leadership 2019-08-15T17:32:53+00:00

4 Self-Care Habits to Boost Your Resilience

Photo by Filip Mroz on Unsplash When we think about resilient people, we think about those who are dynamic, flexible and able to deal with the fast-changing and complex world we live in today. However, imagine if you could become more resilient yourself?  What could you accomplish if you were better able to tolerate high levels of stress, endure the inevitable setback while remaining open and engaged? Begin Here Resilience is the ability to take on difficult challenges, cope with adversity and still find meaning in life. It allows us to cope when things look bleak by [...]

4 Self-Care Habits to Boost Your Resilience 2019-03-04T16:17:45+00:00

Coaching for Development Argentina (in Spanish)

Run by FDF Ventures in Argentina, the course leader is Fabian Di Felice, who has been a partner and colleague of the Centre for Coaching for many years. The Spanish version of Coaching for Development has been run for the last four years, and has been very well received. 2019 Course Dates Session 1: 5 – 7 June 2019 Session 2: 8 – 10 August 2019 Session 3: 29 – 30 November 2019 For more information please download the course brochure or contact Elizabeth Klein directly on: Email: ek@fdfventures.com Tel: +5491150633642 Download the course brochure [...]

Coaching for Development Argentina (in Spanish) 2019-10-28T12:16:40+00:00

2018 Geneva HR Conference: Interview

Join Us! Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 October 2018 Palexpo, Geneva  |  9h00 – 17h30 Hall 2, Stand D.01-E More Details “We passionately support organisations to implement strategic change through the design and delivery of bespoke programmes that address dimensions of how we, as human beings, interact with one another.” Thank you to the Salon RH Suisse team for interviewing one of our Directors, Daniel Ahlers. We're excited to participate during this year's Salon RH Suisse and hope to see you at our conference: Building Resilience – ‘Hardiness in Upheaval’ [...]

2018 Geneva HR Conference: Interview 2019-01-24T11:58:57+00:00

2018 Geneva HR Conference: Building Resilience – Hardiness in Upheaval

Come visit the Centre for Coaching stand at the Salon RH Suisse 2018, where you can learn more about us and our corporate offering, as well as our upcoming courses. Salon RH Dates: Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 October 2018 Time: 9h00 - 17h30 Location: Palexpo, Geneva Centre for Coaching Stand: Hall 2, Stand D.01-E Our coach training courses have a triple accreditation (New Ventures West USA, International Coach Federation, Univ. of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business), which brings great credibility and rigour to both the coach training and the in-house bespoke coaching & leadership programmes [...]

2018 Geneva HR Conference: Building Resilience – Hardiness in Upheaval 2018-09-21T17:18:13+00:00

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