Maybe it’s because I have just finished trying to read Friedrich Nietzsche’s work that I got to thinking about whether philosophy informs coaching. Philosophers tend to be deep thinking and, oftentimes, shy individuals who inhabit academic spaces like universities. I didn’t imagine they’d have much to say about high performance or good insight into solving […]
Tim Ferris (author of The 4-Hour Work Week) makes me look bad. I mean this guy… this GUY! So many hacks, so many short cuts, so much productivity and so many outcomes. It is high time someone decided to start copying him right? On reflection though, whilst I can look one way and feel bad […]
As one of the fastest-growing industries globally, coaching is being seen as an attractive career option for many people. However, coaching is more than a career – it is a vocation. As Director of Training for Neurocoaching Australia, you most likely expect me to say that the indispensable qualities of a Neurocoach are highly developed […]
Want a fit brain that is resilient, flexible and strong? Learn all about building the capacity of a brain wise leader who knows how to communicate effectively, balance safety and novelty, maintain your own distinctives and be more creative with Dr. Connie Henson.
Neuroscience in coaching simply means taking the study of the brain and using it in coaching practice. Who better to talk to than a neuroscientist focusing on the efficacy of coaching – which he calls one of the “talking therapies”. Dr Pieter Rossouw served Nelson Mandela in bringing healing to the traumatised nation of South Africa. He says “Talking Therapies” are the bomb when it comes to helping people change their brains – neuroplasticity.
Neurocoaching is an emerging field where the discoveries of neuroscience are interpreted and applied for use by coaches for their clients. In this podcast Grant Soosalu from the mBraining institute interviews our very own Neurocoach Robert Holmes on the various brain systems and their high degree of interconnectedness. The explore the way theories have been divisive and search for integrative approaches that deal with state and offer choice.
“We are not offering a treatment plan or a therapy. We are offering options, choice and the possibility of planning a different future” Dr. Ian Snape, on the Nature of Coaching In today’s wellness focused environment we see more working together between medical doctors, psychologists and life coaches. And that’s great. I have a client, […]
How often do you hear people excuse their bad behaviour by saying, ‘it’s just the way I am’, ‘I’ve always been this way’ or ‘you can’t teach an old dog new tricks’? The truth is, it really is just an excuse. If you are over 40 and you haven’t paid any attention to brain research […]
Four years ago executives around the world were asked by Sherpa Coaching about what sort of background they thought would be helpful for a coach. Psychology and counselling came in as least desirable on the list. However this year’s Executive Survey (2014) by the same firm found that neuroscience has topped the field of desirable […]