2020 personal and professional development log:

Talks and training


23/01/20 What is executive coaching? – Carl Gregory and Graham Clark (The OCM Group)
28/01/20 Coaching for strategic challenges – Carl Gregory and Graham Clark (The OCM Group)
30/01/20 Unconscious bias – Carl Gregory and Angela Keane (The OCM Group)
06/02/20 Diversity and inclusion – Carl Gregory and Angela Keane (The OCM Group)
20/02/20 Coaching for an uncertain world – Carl Gregory and Charlotte Bruce-Foulds (The OCM Group)
31/03/20 Who needs agile leadership coaching? – Laura Re Turner (Future Focus Coaching)
08/04/20 Coaching in a crisis – Carl Gregory and Diane Newell (The OCM Group)
09/04/20 Introduction to remote coaching – Carl Gregory, Graham Clark and Jackie Elliot (The OCM Group)
09/06/20 Coaching for organisational culture – Carl Gregory and Jenny Whitfield (The OCM Group)
30/06/20 Leading organisational change – Carl Gregory and Diane Newell (The OCM Group)
07/07/20 Coaching as a strategic enabler – Carl Gregory, Diane Newell and Graham Clark (The OCM Group)
30/07/20 – Psychological safety: the power of feeling safe – Mark McCordie (EMCC) 

Business and marketing

20/01/20 Using Pinterest for business – Jen Stanbrook
27/03/20 Crucial steps to a highly profitable business – Lisa Farr (EMCC)
22/06/20 – 30/06/20 Make art that sells – Lilla Rogers and Beth Kempton
21/07/20 Own your content – Paul Jarvis (Creative Mornings)

Climate change

04/03/20 Coaching in a changing climate – Zoe Cohen (EMCC)
02/04/20 Moving from eco-curiosity to making a real difference – Professor Peter Hawkins (EMCC)
05/05/20 Coaching and climate: sharing the resources – Charly Cox and Zoe Cohen (EMCC)
19/06/20 The questions and challenges of climate change – Linda Aspey (EMCC)
01/07/20 Coaching practice with the earth in mind – Alison Whybrow (EMCC)


25/03/20 – 29/03/20 In the footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh – Lion’s Roar Summit
20/03/20 Finding steadiness in uncertain times – Chris Cullen (Oxford Mindfulness Centre)
01/04/20 Fear + uncertainty = anxiety. Working with uncertainty – Jud Brewer (Oxford Mindfulness Centre)
08/04/20 Connection when self-isolating and social distancing – Liz Lord (Oxford Mindfulness Centre)
15/04/20 Everyday mindfulness practices amid extraordinary times – Andy Phee (Oxford Mindfulness Centre)
22/04/20 Looking after ourselves, looking after others – Claire Kelly (Oxford Mindfulness Centre)
20/04/20 A cool head and a warm heart in the time of corona – Willem Kuyken (Oxford Mindfulness Centre)
13/05/20 Working with difficulty – Mark Williams (Oxford Mindfulness Centre)

Coaching supervision

17/01/20 One-to-one supervision
30/04/20 One-to-one supervision

Books read

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action – Simon Sinek
Do Purpose: Why Brands with a Purpose do Better and Matter More – David Hieatt
Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant – W. Chan Kim and Renee A. Mauborgne
The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future – David Wallace-Wells
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge
White Fragility: Why it’s so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – Robin Diangelo
Superior: The Return of Race Science – Angela Saini
Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life – Beth Kempton
No Mud, No Lotus – Thich Nhat Hanh
Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm – Thich Nhat Hanh
The Highly Sensitive Person – Elaine N. Aron
The Hidden Life of Trees – Peter Wohlleben
The Dark Side of the Light Chasers – Debbie Ford
Untamed: Stop Pleasing, Start Living – Glennon Doyle
Girl on Fire: How to Choose Yourself, Burn the Rule Book, and Blaze Your Own Trail in Life and Business – Cara Alwill Leyba
The Moses Code – James F. Twyman
– Karamo Brown

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