questioning

Training mentors - notes from the field

Training mentors - notes from the field

If you want to promote or use mentoring in your organisation, you need to train and support them. Here are some Ideas for what to include in mentor training.

Mentoring A to Z series blog: reflective practice

Mentoring A to Z series blog: reflective practice

The second in my series of daily blogs for National Mentoring Day on 27th October. A practice share and some ideas on reflective practice in mentoring.

Mentoring A to Z

Mentoring A to Z

As National Mentoring Day approaches, I’ll be offering some daily blogs on mentoring practice sharing, books & articles, skills and tools and more.

Effective questioning in coaching and mentoring

Effective questioning in coaching and mentoring

From an early age we are curious and ask questions.  And we are encouraged to give answers too.  But we are rarely taught how to phrase and ask the 'right' question.

Great conversations on the telephone

Great conversations on the telephone

Holding great conversations on the telephone takes a few additional skills when you can't see the other person.  Work on your voice and physiology will bring good outcomes.

Coaching using GROW - focus on the O

Coaching using GROW - focus on the O

How to coach the "O" in GROW and why it's important to generate options

Coaching using GROW - focus on the W

Coaching using GROW - focus on the W

Exploring some ideas about coaching the W of GROW

Coaching using GROW - focusing on the R

Coaching using GROW - focusing on the R

Ideas for how to manage the "R" of the GROW model when coaching along with some good questions to ask.