Stories, Supervision and Self-care in the world of coaching, development & the helping professions

Fri, 28th June, 2019 from 9:00 AM, in Awliscombe

There is a lot written and researched about what it is like to do coaching – what model to use, what steps to follow, what framework to apply but there is little written, or spoken, about what it is like to be a coach.

Being a coach is a deeply rewarding profession but even the best coaches encounter moments of uncertainty and doubt. Sam Humphrey and Karen Dean aim to share their varied experiences as executive coaches through story telling – some where they were flowing and glorious and others where they were falling and ashamed.

Sam and Karen will guide you through the journey from a novice to a master coach by exploring twelve distinct themes, underpinned by the four parts of Karen’s ‘Exceptional Achievement’ framework: setting out, doing, integrating, and being.

This session will follow the structure of their book, Coaching Stories: Flowing and Falling of Being a Coach where each chapter focuses on a different theme, presenting specific examples and stories from their work and reflecting on their learning and development at each point.

In the session they will cover topics including confidence, talent, purpose and fulfilment by examining times where they performed effectively as well as those where they fell short. In each case they consider what they wish they had asked or known about in advance.

They will then look at the importance of supervision and self-care to ensure that you, the instrument of your work, is fit for purpose, healthy and nurtured.

Both hope that Karen’s model and their flowing and falling stories resonate with anyone in a helping, development or people related role and they hope to test out this hypothesis in the session.

Dean and Humphrey are award winning authors and have written a number of articles including, ‘Is a Coaching Culture an Alternative Tyranny?’ and ‘Martini Coaching, Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere’.

Sam Humphrey is an accredited coach, supervisor, researcher and author. She has worked in a number of corporate roles prior to becoming a professional coach which has practiced for nearly 2 decades.  Sam is passionate about learning which shows up in her professional and personal development in both traditional and whacky ways.

Karen Dean is a Master Certified Coach accredited by the International Coach Federation and a coach supervisor. She has been coaching professionally for over 2 decades, prior to which she held various roles in the retail sector. She studied Haematology and is the Chair of the Parish Council.

Date, time and venue

Date(s) - 28/06/2019
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Creative Beings Studio
The Old Rectory
Awliscombe, EX14 3PJ

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