As coachee how do you respond? (3 of 4)

Written by Stuart Haden on January 30, 2015

If you are operating at high speeds then from time to time a lightning quick reaction can keep you out of trouble. No time to assess and reflect, let the body take over. If you are ever in a situation where you are being coached then you also need to let the body take over. This time though you need to slow down, and listen to your body’s emotions.

Your emotions are merely signposts, giving you valuable information about your next

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Authentic people know how to be free (2 of 4)

Written by Stuart Haden on January 15, 2015

Just about everybody takes up coaching in the context of change. I.e. they have an agenda for change, be it personal, team or organisational focused. Yet most people I coach only come to the table having previously explored one half of the equation. I can guarantee that (like any good mathematical formula) if you do identify both of the following areas then things will start to add up. When you consider the following two questions, naturally work on your gaps

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Don’t should on yourself (1 of 4)

Written by Stuart Haden on January 13, 2015

When people are being coached they often place too much emphasis on what they think they should be doing. Of course they are part of a relationship that needs to deliver outcomes, which is perhaps why people play it safe. They ‘should on’ (s**t on) their otherwise amazing plans.

Perhaps being scared of how great they can be they reduce their opportunities by working on what they think they should be doing, rather than a more expansive could approach.

In this two

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Coming soon – It’s Not About The Coach goes online

Written by Stuart Haden on January 9, 2015

When I published my book (It’s Not About The Coach) rather than sitting back and admiring my good work, I knew I had to take this message to the next level. The date of publication did not signify the end, instead another starting gun was fired.

Over the last few months I have realised that not everybody wants to access readiness for coaching in the form of a book. Equally (being completely honest with you) not everybody needs all nine parts

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The best book on personal energy – period

Written by Stuart Haden on January 7, 2015

If you are authentic then you create a different type of energy. Knowing how to harness this energy is vital particularly if what you’ve created leads to high performance. A great book in this area is Zor by JB, as it integrates fiction and non fiction. Zor a Haitian Dwarf leads John Brewster on a journey of self discovery into the realms of positive energy. Like John there are lessons for us all when the two lead characters meets at Jakes Bar in

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