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At the exhilarating ECA CPD event 'Renew', the response from those attending echoed what I find when delivering Mindfulness courses throughout the UK. Coaches seek practical advice on how they might introduce the Mindfulness approach in their work, so that clients might benefit from some extra...

Edinburgh Coaching Academy is delighted to announce dates for our upcoming programmes: Coaching for HR – 2-day programme launching in June (Glasgow) and September (Edinburgh) to give those working in HR/ L&D and OD the key practical skills and knowledge of coaching. Mindfulness – 2-day course in May (Edinburgh), designed...

Mindfulness conjures up all sorts of ‘happy-clappy’ positive thinking stuff, but can it ever be truly helpful in our busy chaotic world? My first thoughts were quite skeptical: do we ever have time to add something else in just to help us be more ‘present’?...

When I first took on formal training as a Coach with ECA a few years ago, I was pleasantly surprised by the emphasis on knowing myself better before thinking about models, tools / techniques and approaches to coaching. Like many of my peers, I had...

Most of us accept that constant change is the norm for many organisations. Whether it is pressure to be more profitable, improve customer service, increase employee engagement or decrease stress levels, we are bombarded with the message that ‘things around here need to change’.  Interestingly...

After the success of our first CPD Day, ECA are delighted to confirm our second event.  Please put Wednesday 15th March 2017 in your diary, and join us for an inspiring day of learning. Whether you are a new coach/coach supervisor, or an experienced coach there...