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2024 videos

Accreditation with EMCC

Victoria Orr shares about the benefits of accreditation and the various EMCC offers.

2024 videos

Mental Health Coaching: Building Resilience

Louisa Strain guides us through the Mental Health Continuum and shows us how we can use coaching to improve mental well being.

Endings : Exploring Endings



Anne-Marie Crowther explores how, in the best possible way, to cross the finishing lines of our days, life stages, or relationships.

Exploring and Improving Personal Impact

Kate Pearlman-Shaw unpacks Organisational Transactional Analysis and shows how we can improve personal impact by understanding six communication choices.

Career Self Coaching



Jane Barrett introduces the Career Assessment Process, to understand what questions you should be asking yourself as you consider your next career step.

Psychology of Magic Conversations

Paula Louise Dixon and Kate Pearlman Shaw  share insights from clinical, coaching and business psychology, to uncover the positive impact conversations can have in our personal and professional lives. York Festival of Ideas 2024

2023 videos

Are you being nudged?


Geoff Ashton and Steve Gorton explore the nine influencers from the Institute for Government's MINDSPACE model and Thaler and Sunstein's book Nudge. Part of the York Festival of Ideas 2023

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Coaching Round Table


Geoff Ashton leads a conversation where colleages explore "What we never knew about coaching until we volunteered as a coach."

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Limiting beliefs can be overcome


Harriet Kretschmar shows us how to identify limiting beliefs, where they come from, and how apply ourselves to transform them into positive and affirming beliefs.

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Drop out of your head - tap into your physical intelligence

Bryony Rowntree shares simple techniques (and a little science) to enhance the power of our amazing physiology to open up our potential.

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Grief Coaching

Anne-Marie Crowther shares approaches to navigating the journey through loss of various kinds (of people, dreams, status, roles and identity) and into the new life that lies ahead.

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More Blah, Blah, Blah and less meaningful action?

Steve Gorton This open café explores how we could introduce aspects of sustainability, legacy and climate issues into our coaching conversations and practice..

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Discovering your personal purpose through coaching

Paul Haynes guides us through a series of exercises to help us explore personal happiness, purpose and what I would be doing with my time in my ideal career?

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Expand your perspective, thinking and creativity

Rachel Anderson shares practical tools that will help you breakthrough to new thinking, possibility and creativity.

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2022 videos

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Working with Emotions - David Britten


David Britten explores how, in coaching, we manage difficult emotions, and harness the constructive energy that emotions hold.  (36 mins)


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What does it mean to be a CY member? May 16 2022

Conversation with members exploring what it means to be a member, sharing the joys and challenges of coaching, and the benfits of being part of a growing coaching community.

Coaching in the MINDSPACE May 2022


Multi-national webinar exploring the MINDSPACE behavioural change concept and how this informs our coaching relationships.

Reinventing Me..... and My Career May 2022

What if you want something very new and very different when it comes to your career?

  • What do I do?
  • Where do I start?
  • Where do I go?

How understanding culture can help you coach refugees better – Jackie Black

We explore the core cultural dimensions which define who we are, what we believe and how we behave.

Then focus on the Ukrainian culture and how their key values and beliefs may differ from our own

2022 videos

John Gray 2022

Hope – and coaching! – in the climate crisis

We’ll explore what might be arising within our clients as the climate crisis unfolds. Taking a systemic lens, I’ll offer a perspective for responding to our clients’ issues and priorities, and how coaches can help the client’s discernment and decision-making.

What does it mean to be a CY member? May 18 2022

Conversation with members exploring what it means to be a member, sharing the joys and challenges of coaching, and the benfits of being part of a growing coaching community.




“Entelechy” – Fully Realising Potential to connect you to new possibilities

“Entelechy” is all about the possibilities encoded in each of us. Just like it is the entelechy of an acorn to be an oak tree or of a caterpillar to be a butterfly, it’s a force, a drive within you to become your fullest self.

Blah, Blah, Blah or meaningful action?

This session explores how we might reimagine our coaching conversations to introduce aspects of sustainability, legacy and climate issues in our personal conversations and professional practice

International Coaching Week 2021

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Re-igniting your team's synergistic spark - Steve Gorton


Steve Gorton of Enabling Development, outlines the 3 A's model of Alignment Accountability and Action, to show how teams can define and then enact their high performing ethos.   (28 mins)


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Developing eco-centric leadership - Jeremy Lewis


Jeremy Lewis of Grow the Coach, shares facts, approaches, models, and practical resources to enable you to begin to lead your organisation’s response to the climate crisis and ti influence and create change in your personal and professional life.  (26 mins)

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Fear of being "found out" holding you back? - Margaret Inglesant


If you ever felt that 'fear of being found out' is holding you back, you could be a victim of imposter syndrome. Margaret Inglesant, Inspire UK, explains what this is, how you can identify it, and how to respond to it when it appears.  (25 mins)

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Re-igniting Your Career - Rob Cooper



Rob Cooper and Pat O'Kane of 2B People, address the question: "Am I still in the right place?" This workshop, relevant at any time, provides tools and  practical help to review your career and develop plans and strategies for a brighter future!  (35 mins)

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Coaches in Conversation - Bob Garvey


Facilitated by Geoff Ashton this is a wide-ranging and freewheeling exploration of contemporary and cutting edge coaching issues with one of our foremost coaching theorists and practitioners.  (41 mins)

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Mental Health in the Coaching Space - Bryony Rowntree



Bryony Rowntree, a qualified mental health first aider, shares experience, expertise and insights to improve the work of anyone who uses a coaching approach in the mental health and well being space.  (23 mins)

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Return Reconnect Rebuild : Future-proof your workplace Tom Wright and Geoff Ashton


Drawing on the experience of clients and colleagues, Tom and Geoff show how the metaphor of rituals can be applied practically to your teams emerging from lockdown and future-proof the working culture to face future challenges.  (30 mins)

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Sweating the Right Sprouts Positive Coping In Times of Challenge - David Algeo


Stress (ed) guru Dave Algeo's interactive presentation provides a host of memorable and practical tools to help you cope more positively with set-backs, stress, and day to day demands that affect your well-being.  (39 mins)

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The importance of staff wellbeing - Debbie Connors and Phil Marsland



HR professionals and coaches Debbie Connors and Phil Marsland reveal steps to a simple strategy and action plan showing how to make staff wellbeing a priority, the cost/benefits of doing it, and the legal implications of doing nothing.  (41 mins)

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Speak Out! How to make an emotional connection in communication - Duncan Lewis


A communications master class with Duncan Lewis of Eaglei. Duncan shows how you can be your best self more authentically and consistently through the confidence to Speak Out and display more of your complete personality.  (51 mins)

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Videos from 2020

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Leading through uncertainty - Steve Gorton and Geoff Ashton


What do you do when there's no expert to ask? Learns how to apply six tools from the Adaptive Leadership approach which will give you the skills to navigate successfully any period of uncertainty.  (34 mins)


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How to stand out in the job market - Rob Cooper



Are you in a career transition - facing redundancy or just looking for a change? Find out where you are in that transition, develop a personal brand, understand the visible and hidden job market and take five steps to a better future.  (32 mins)


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The Rainbow Model for Coaching - Margaret Inglesant


Are looking to work with a straightforward, insightful, powerful and intuitive coaching approach? Margaret shares the background content of the RAINBOW model and shares how she has applied this with clients and in a significant personal transition of her own.  (22 mins)

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Put your gas mask on first - Bryony Rowntree



Why is self-care so important, and so hard, for leaders? A highly practical and interactive webinar through which you will discover the temperature of the water you are sitting in, understanding where you are  being proactive and reactive, and finding the space you need to breathe.  (42 mins)

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International Mentoring Association - Expert Interview - Bob Garvey


Bob Garvey explores current developments in coaching research and theory, and trends towards greater hybridisation of coaching and mentoring, and how this affect what a coachee/mentee could expect or experience from our helping conversations.  (39 mins)


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"Super supervision" - the coach's tool for continuous improvement - John Gray


What's the real value of coaching supervision? How do you prepare yourself for a supervisory session? What makes supervision important for you and your clients? Share in this thinking space with John and other coaches to enable you to enjoy the "super" benefits of supervision.  (18 mins)


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Construct a more dynamic you - Sean Ellis


A practical introduction to Constructed Development Theory developed by Dr Darren Stevens.  Discover the concept of dynamic intelligence, how it can be measured, and - how your habituated thinking styles can give you more choice over how to respond to your environment.  (22 mins)


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Dealing with Uncertainty: A Generative Approach for you and your business - Debbie Connors


Insights into the Generative Approach to coaching through which you will discover how to remain focused, centred, and how to become more resilient in times of pressure and change.  (42 mins)


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Zoom up your conversations - Margaret Inglesant



Join Margaret in this practical demonstration of how to make the most of the latest Zoom features (November 2020), and how how to use these for the benefits of your teams and coaching clients.  (30 mins)


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Using LinkedIn to promote your brand - Rob Cooper


Rob gives a host of valuable tips on how to use Linkedin to promote your personal and professional brand, improve networking through connections and reconnections, leverage the valuable information on the platform, to find or advertise opportunities for work.  (45 mins)


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The Myth of the New Normal: adapting to uncertainty - Nigel Burchell and Geoff Ashton:


At the end of the pandemic, what do you want to be remembered for? Personal reflections from the experience of the first phase of the pandemic, lessons learned that can be applied in any period of crisis, and principles to embed in your organisation to prepare you for future challenges.  (34 mins)

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How to become a mindful leader in agile times - Harriet Kretschmar


How can a mindful approach to leadership make a positive difference in volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous times? Harriet shares practical approaches, an interactive exercise, and a case study from Bavaria, all based on soundly evidenced theory and practice.  (43 mins)


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The power of coaching with nature - Julia Felton


How can understanding the natural world, reflecting on it, and interacting with it, help us better manage change and challenge? Julia helps us engage with these questions through personal insights and a five step nature coaching process.  (56 mins)

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Coaching ain't what it used to be - Bob Garvey


Join the conversation and Professor Bob Garvey poses questions about our coaching approaches, expectations of ourselves and clients, and new directions in coaching emerging from current research.  (52 mins)

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