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Tips for Coaches

Are you a new coach? Would you like help finding a training course or starting up in business? There are lots of ideas tools and techniques for all coaches. Why not look at our ideas on working with values, time management or delegation?

We are here to support you as you develop as a coach – whatever stage of the journey you are on.

Coaching in Business

Businesses and organisations are discovering the power of coaching. It can be an essential tool for managers and leaders. Discover how your business can develop a coaching culture. Find out how Belbin, MBTI and Open Space Technology and can support your teams. You can also get some ideas about delivering team days using a coaching style.


Coaching Connect in Schools

In Schools

Schools that are developing a coaching culture are noticing the impact on active and independent learning. If you would like your school community to access creative thinking then coaching is a great tool. Some schools are developing coaching for Teaching Assistants and others are developing children as coaches.

Train as a Coach

Train as a Coach

Would you like some help to choose the right coaching training course? Coaching is a rewarding career and it’s important to get the right training.

Let us help you navigate through the myriad of coaching training and find something of value for you.

Coaching Connect 3 Principles coaching

3 Principles Coaching

Become a Principles-based coach in 2016. The Three Principles points to a simple, spiritual truth that brings a richness of meaning to our lives. What are the three principles? Download an introduction to the Three Principles here.


From the Blog

The human connection

True connection Being a trainer is a real privilege and it’s when I become incredibly present to the Three Principles in action. I notice when I feel angry, happy, excited, frustrated and all the other range of emotions that we are blessed to experience as humans. I might temporarily get pulled off track from my centre, but when I notice I can refocus. There are times though when this ‘noticing’ becomes more vivid and vital. It is like falling through a fissure of humanity and being engulfed by compassion. It happened the other day. It wasn’t something I intentionally ‘did’; like many ‘insights’ it flashed like forked lightening, temporarily illuminating everything. Once seen, nothing had changed and yet everything was different. A few months ago, we (myself and Stu) were with a group and the atmosphere was  sluggish. This was the third and final day of our training; it was proving hard to ignite the group, there was tiredness in the air. One participant was particularly quiet and disengaged with the training and I noticed a variety feelings pass through my head, things like:     Indignation: why didn’t she make more effort?     Anger: was she deliberately being subversive?     Curiosity: was she tired?     Doubt: maybe I am no good as a trainer? These thoughts floated through, like dandelion seeds on a summers day and I kept noticing without getting caught up in the drama they had the potential to create. It all changed when the group engaged in an exercise and Stu turned to me quietly  and said, “I think she’s scared.” The truth of his words... read more

When the going gets tough

The other day I was fuming.The day had started with me feeling grumpy. It was an early alarm, I hadn’t slept well and a long car journey lay ahead of me. I gave monosyllabic answers to my husband and headed out of the door wishing I could have another hour of sleep.

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The human connection

True connection Being a trainer is a real privilege and it’s when I become incredibly present to the Three Principles in action. I notice when I feel angry, happy, excited, frustrated and all the other range of emotions that we are blessed to experience as humans. I might temporarily get pulled off track from my centre, but when I notice I can refocus. There are times though when this ‘noticing’ becomes more vivid and vital. It is like falling through a fissure of humanity and being engulfed by compassion. It happened the other day. It wasn’t something I intentionally ‘did’; like many ‘insights’ it flashed like forked lightening, temporarily illuminating everything. Once seen, nothing had changed and yet everything was different. A few months ago, we (myself and Stu) were with a group and the atmosphere was  sluggish. This was the third and final day of our training; it was proving hard to ignite the group, there was tiredness in the air. One participant was particularly quiet and disengaged with the training and I noticed a variety feelings pass through my head, things like:     Indignation: why didn’t she make more effort?     Anger: was she deliberately being subversive?     Curiosity: was she tired?     Doubt: maybe I am no good as a trainer? These thoughts floated through, like dandelion seeds on a summers day and I kept noticing without getting caught up in the drama they had the potential to create. It all changed when the group engaged in an exercise and Stu turned to me quietly  and said, “I think she’s scared.” The truth of his words...

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