The Power of Conversation
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The Power of Conversation

Your life happens in conversation. Sometimes that conversation is private (in your head) and sometimes it is public, either with one other person or with many people at the same time. To a greater or lesser degree, your ability to manifest your life’s purpose or create what you want to achieve in the next meeting…

The Graduate Spotlight – Dr Kesavan
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The Graduate Spotlight – Dr Kesavan

Today, February 4 is World Cancer Day, which aims to increase cancer awareness and encourage it’s prevention, detection and treatment. With this in mind, we would like to highlight one of our esteemed graduates who has truly touched the lives of so many. Dr. Kesavan is one of Singapore’s leading urological surgeons and tumor immunologists,…

The Power of Practices
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The Power of Practices

One way to think about human beings is that we are a collection and expression of our habits – habits in our thinking and habits in our behaviors and actions. Operating from our habits helps us do many things on auto-pilot and keep up with the demands of our complex and fast-paced lives. However, acting…

The Power of the Ontological Approach
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The Power of the Ontological Approach

When you stepped into our coach training program, if you were like most people, you probably expected to learn about listening, giving feedback and asking questions etc – to develop the skills of a coach, so that you could become a better leader, manager or even a certified coach. Of course, those outcomes are very…

The Power of a Simple Question
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The Power of a Simple Question

Great questions are not the sole preserve of coaches. I was recently sitting in an airport lounge when I heard a wonderful question asked by a daughter to her mother. It was one of those questions that can interrupt the day-to-day, automatic way of living that human beings inevitably fall into and generate profound reflection….

What is Ontological Coaching?
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What is Ontological Coaching?

One of the most frequent questions we receive is: “What is ontological coaching and how is it different from other kinds of coaching?” This article, written by Senior Newfield Program Coach/Trainer and Henley Business School lecturer, Aboodi Shabi is a great introduction to some of the key elements and distinctions of ontological coaching. Here is…

The #1 quality of effective managers?
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The #1 quality of effective managers?

Back in 2008, Google began a fascinating piece of research aimed at understanding the factors that contribute to being an effective manager. Throughout the history of the research, the number one factor has been the same: Being a good coach. In later years, they have also correlated these results with research in the areas of…

How great teams help to shape great leaders
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How great teams help to shape great leaders

Join DN Prasad, PCC and recent graduate as he, together with his co-author Sneha Arora explore the dynamic worlds of modern-day leadership and team effectiveness (link below). As they skilfully point out, these two concepts operate very much in tandem and our expectations of one, very much impact our assessments of the other. Many of…