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21 Nov 2017 - Art in Coaching 2018 Workshops
 I am delighted to annouce the 2018 dates for Art in Coaching workshops. The dates are: An Introduction to Art in Coaching is being run on 22nd March 2018 and 19th September 2018 The two day Art ...
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31 Jan 2017 - Art in Coaching 2017 Workshop Dates
I am delighted to announce that following the feedback from all the pilot workshops in 2016 I am now formally running 'Art in Coaching' workshops for coaches who are interested in exploring this appro...
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6 Jul 2016 - Art in Coaching Workshops
New workshops for coaches... Following the success of my first pilot workshop on 27th April I have been encouraged to launch some more! The feedback from the pilot was clear...one day just wasn't enou...
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26 Apr 2016 - New! Art in Coaching
An Introduction to Art in Coaching Workshop - Pilot! As a coach who also paints I firmly believe that using art in coaching is a very effective way of enriching and deepening our conversations with ou...
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27 Mar 2015 - Anna is now a Qualified Supervisor
I am delighted to annouce that I am now a qualified coach supervisor and hold the EMCC accredited Certificate in Supervision having trained with the Bath Consultancy Group. I work with coaches to...
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17 Dec 2014 - Your Brilliant CV - ebook now available
I am delighted to announce that Your Brilliant CV is now available on all e-book platforms so whether you have a Kindle, Android tablet or IPad you should be able to get it. The paper back versio...
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21 Jul 2014 - Book Launch! Your Brilliant CV
I am delighted to announce the publication of Your Brilliant CV which is now available on Amazon. Click on the link below to view Your Brilliant CV. www.amazon.co.uk/Your-Brilliant-CV-Anna-Sheather/dp...
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3 Apr 2014 - APECS Accreditation
I am delighted to announce that I am now accredited with APECS, the Association for Professional Executive Coaches and Supervision. Gaining this accreditation is a significant milestone in my practice...
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18 Nov 2013 - Dreams do come true...
I had an email from a coachee I was working with back in the Spring of 2012. When I met him he was a senior manager in Wiltshire going through redundancy. We worked together to explore what he was goi...
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10 Jun 2013 - Why Coaching Could be Right For You
...as a leader in your organisation Thinking about coaching but not sure if it is right for you? If you are looking to achieve personal and professional goals or wanting to develop in areas where tr...
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7 Mar 2013 - News! Internal Coach Development
I am delighted to annouce that I have been asked to work with the University of Southampton to develop an internal coaching resource to support participants on their Leadership Development Programme L...
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7 Jan 2013 - Happy New Year!
My New Year hasn’t started in its usual way. My usual New Year is to have a reasonably early night so that I wake on January 1st refreshed, ready for a brisk walk to set myself up for the year. ...
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21 Dec 2012 - Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
I hope Christmas is a very happy time for you and all those who are special to you. Don't forget to find space for yourself! With all good wishes for a happy festive time. Anna
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9 Oct 2012 - Poetry Prescriptions
I was listening to Saturday Live on Radio 4 and was enthralled by William Sieghart, the National Poetry Day founder, and the poems he prescribed for listeners. William had found that people had starte...
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3 Aug 2012 - Olympic Dreams
I can’t be a coach and not write about the Olympics! After all sports coaching is the grandfather of executive and personal coaching. The book The Inner Game of Tennis seemed to change everythin...
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6 Jul 2012 - Diamond Leadership
The Diamond Jubilee celebrations have made me pause for a moment and think about leadership...I had never really looked at the Queen as a role model of leadership but having watched her stand out in ...
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21 May 2012 - Work Getting You Down?
Work used to be great. You had lots of energy. New challenges excited you and you just did what it took to get things done. You had no problem engaging with what the organisation was asking you to do....
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10 Mar 2012 - New Workshop - Introduction to Mentoring
I am delighted to announce that I am piloting a one day workshop aimed at anyone who has been approached to become, or is thinking of becoming, a mentor. As a coach I am frequently asked ‘what i...
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3 Feb 2012 - Andy Murray - From Great to Grand Slam Champion
I have to admit to being a bit of an armchair tennis fan and my ears pricked up when I heard Radio 4’s sports commentators discussing Andy Murray’s appointment of Ivan Lendl as his new coa...
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24 Jan 2012 - Making the move from the Public Sector to the Private Sector
I was delighted to hear on the news the other day that the Government has finally woken up to the fact that it isn’t possible for the Private Sector to take on everyone being made redundant from...
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19 Jan 2012 - Goals - Maximising Your Chances of Success
In my last post I talked about why New Year Resolutions often fail. Let’s move away from such negative thoughts and concentrate on success! I have noted below my 8 top tips in setting achievabl...
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11 Jan 2012 - New Year Resolutions - Have You Kept Yours?
If you have that’s great and keep on going to achieve that goal! If, like me, you haven’t don’t despair you are part of a big majority. Many of us start off with good intentions onl...
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19 Dec 2011 - Élan Coaching’s new website is now live
Élan Coaching’s new website is now live! I am really delighted with the new website which now fully represents the business. In particular, we have two distinct areas; one for our corpora...
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1 Dec 2011 - Élan Business and Personal Coaching becomes Élan Coaching Limited
I am pleased to announce that Élan Business and Personal Coaching became Élan Coaching Limited on 1st December 2011. When deciding to change the trading status of my coaching practice to...
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