Contemplations...

What is changing?
When coaching clients review our work, I ask them what is changing in: their perceptions, thinking and actions? their relationships and conversations? their impact in their system? The inquiry is deliberately wide-ranging. The purpose is to invite clients...
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Landscape of loss
Transitioning into 2021, I’m thoughtful about loss. In a Christmas letter to friends, I wrote that the very fabric of my life was dismantled in 2020. I know I’m not alone in this and share the following reflections in case they’re relevant to others....
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Eye of the storm
My friend and companion-in-practice, Steve Marshall, has been a thread of support and challenge from the very beginnings of my work as an independent practitioner. Though we are dissimilar in nature and have followed different paths in our practice, we...
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Reckoning with myself
Last autumn a coaching client talked about a ‘reckoning’ with herself. I was taken with the phrase and, from what she went on to describe, I took it to mean an examination of her approach to life and work so she could take restorative action. Later,...
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