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Bootham Park Coaching Walk

Author: Joanne Rule

Date: 16th November 2018

CY members are exploring the potential of coaching walks.  Growing in popularity, coaching walks are usually about coaching clients as you walk together around a lake, or over fell and fen.  Coaching York is using this approach with groups of citizens, to help them imagine desired futures in the city. We’re doing this in partnership…

The Ideas Mine – A Partnership

Author: Geoff Ashton

Date: 3rd October 2018

Coaching York is developing its relationship with The Ideas Mine (www.theideasmine.co.uk) in our shared endeavour to support third sector innovation.  “The Ideas Mine already has a strong track record as specialists in strategic organisational development, and is partnering with Coaching York to further support their offer around people development,” says CY’s Geoff Ashton. John Sargent of The Ideas Mine welcomed this…

Growing York Leaders – A sense of place

Author: Joanne Rule

Date: 18th September 2018

We’re developing a group coaching offer with a difference. This is coaching for leaders who want to bring sustainable change to their city and its people, working beyond their organisational and sector boundaries to engage their wider communities. “People use different language to describe their challenges but you’ll hear phrases like place-based or adaptive and…

A good place to park the emotions

Author: Peter Zoeftig

Date: 30th August 2018

It’s interesting to consider if we can separate words and communicating them, from feelings and experiences and their environment. At a recent coaching session at The Hawkhills, outside Easingwold, I considered with my client how emotional intelligence is related to our perceptions and the distance we take from them. It can be good to step…

Coaching for Inclusion

Author: Joanne Rule

Date: 23rd July 2018

I always enjoy hearing the stories of people who become coaches. What informs our  ‘being coaches’, is surely as much our personal histories, as our training and practice?  We bring all of ourselves and our passions into play. One of my passions has been working on inclusion and human rights in healthcare. Presenting on this…

Slides from Professor Bob Garvey’s Brief Coaching Session

The Spirit of International Coaching Week

Author: Peter Lumley

Date: 14th June 2018

2018 is the fifth year York has responded to the ICF’s (International Coach Federation) invitation to celebrate coaching via International Coaching week (ICW). Whilst the city maintained its tradition of Multum in Parvo (a lot in a little!) over the week, it’s the spirit of the endeavours as much as the breadth and depth of…

Community Coaching snapshot survey 2018

Author: Catherine Adamson

Date: 8th May 2018

To give a flavour of the kind of work local coaches do to support their local communities, Coaching York carried out a snap-shot survey of its members in April. A generous community Around 20 coaches were kind enough to reply, showcasing the breadth of organisations coaches support, the range of issues they engage with, and…

My Future York 

Author: Joanne Rule

Date: 19th April 2018

Coaching York is collaborating with My Future York, an open inquiry working with anyone who wants to get involved in developing new alternative visions for York’s future. This starts with what individual people, families and communities want to do in their lives now and in the next 10, 20 and 30 years.  Teams of CY…

Senior management coaching in the Third Sector 

Author: Geoff Ashton

Date: 19th April 2018

Geoff Ashton is our coach for the management team of North Yorkshire Youth, which provides fabulous opportunities for children and young people to discover their potential. Geoff provided sessions for the team as a whole, which has led to an ongoing coaching relationship between Geoff and Chief Executive David Sharp. David says: “The coaching sessions…