thinking environment

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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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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Today I’d like to offer you a standout blog post from my recent holiday reading, this piece by Kristin Lisanti.  I find it inspiring because of the distinction she makes between goals (as in New Year resolutions) and intentions. To me,...
  • 13 January 2021
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Keeping ideas fresh: what’s needed next. Keeping ourselves fresh – in mind, body, spirit – through this winter currently feels like a big ask. Moving through these confusing Tiers and Levels tells us we are on a downward curve, which...
  • 28 October 2020
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How are you getting on, further weeks into lockdown? I do hope you are well. What have you noticed afresh since the end of March?  Do you sense changes in yourself and your capacities to adapt to an emerging and uncertain...
  • 15 April 2020
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  How are you in this astonishing and exhausting new time of Covid-19?  I think we are all still in shock, working at making ourselves do what humans so dislike to do – manage swift change and adaptation.  I wonder...
  • 15 March 2020
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