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This time 12 months ago we were about to enter a second major Covid lockdown in the UK, unable to see family and friends at Christmas, connecting mainly through the flawed magic of technology, missing out on our relationships both...
  • 19 November 2021
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Crashing Wave
How are you getting on with the much-discussed ‘return to normal’? Does that mean continuing to work from home, or a return to an office; does it mean resuming commuting, above all do you have choice and autonomy in the new normal? I’ve...
  • 21 October 2021
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What difference would it make to you, your work, your life if you could fall in love with discovery? Aha, you may say, I am already in love with discovery. I love to find new friends, new restaurants, new songs and music,...
  • 24 September 2021
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Have you read Gareth Southgate’s open letter to the public about how his young players carry great responsibilities beyond simply winning, and what that means? It’s astonishing and really inspiring to see this intelligent and modest man write so clearly...
  • 9 July 2021
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When you are with a client or a group, working to support their best thinking, how do you take into account the very different social contexts that they are bringing with them? Those myriad unknown contexts of lived experience and...
  • 1 July 2021
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Reading this newsletter means you are interested in Nancy Kline’s Thinking Environment as a way of being. As a way of being with clients and colleagues and friends and also as a way of being with yourself.  Welcome 🙂 Over...
  • 23 April 2021
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In the Thinking Partnership teaching groups people often ask ‘what happens if I’m curious about something the Thinker has said… what do I do with that?’ Fair question. Especially when so much coach training focuses on curiosity about the content. And the...
  • 23 March 2021
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Serendipity Now there’s a word. Last week I was serendipitously invited to speak to a small group of EMCC coaches, meeting online to think together on the theme of Appreciation. (Thank you Bev Holden!) Many of us, particularly in the coaching community,...
  • 17 February 2021
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