Monthly Archives July 2014

Want to ensure your coaching/mentoring remains cutting edge?

Tania West now has some limited spaces available for coaches or mentors seeking supervision for their practice.  According to the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD) Supervision is as essential for coaches and mentors as a car service is for a car!   We service our cars not because there is necessarily something wrong with them but because we want to ensure they continue to run well.  The same is true of supervision.  As professional coaches and mentors we want to ensure that we are offering the best possible service to our clients.  Supervision affords us the time and space
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The ties that bind: Attachment and leadership

This blog explores the connection raised by Emma Kate West (MA) between attachment theory and effective management and leadership. Bowlby’s attachment theory outlines how young infants develop attachment to their parents or carers and explores the usually negative effects of lack of attachment.  It is a well established theory and still central to Social work theory and practice today. A question raised by Emma Kate West is how can attachment theory inform our understanding of “good” management and leadership practice? What is it that enables staff teams to form strong and healthy attachments to their managers in a way that
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Making the most of your leadership muscles!

Have you ever had some negative feedback that you just can’t seem to shake off?  Or perhaps you’ve felt let down by a work colleague or manager?  Ever felt frustrated by the machinations of internal politics?  Or felt that your time at that team meeting was frankly completely wasted?  If so, you are not alone.  According to New research from Epson supported by Cebr reveals UK office workers waste 2 hours and 39 minutes in meetings every week which amounts to £26 billion cost to the UK economy!  But its not just the financial cost of getting caught up in negativity,
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