In the swim of things: my latest article in Coaching at Work

Some of my coaching clients have difficulty keeping their balance in their organisational cultures – as though they’re struggling to stand upright in the current of a stream. This is typically when in some way they’re not aligned with the values or behaviours that surround them: their difficulty lies in being different (which may be why they were recruited in the first place: to bring in fresh blood).  And yet it could be career-threatening for them to speak their truth.

I can find myself watching a client become increasingly stressed in an environment which appears unlikely to change. Exploring belonging and enabling compassion, while I stand back in a deeply-connected way, offer a way forward.

My article ‘In the swim of things’ is published in Coaching at Work.  If you’re a subscriber, access it here or contact me at for a pdf


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