Autumn has well and truly arrived, and at ECA we are gearing up for a busy period of in-house programmes. It is also a really good time to take stock, to notice how we are working together, what we have achieved, what our own development...

One of the most enjoyable pieces of work I do is to run a postgraduate management and leadership programme through Edinburgh Napier University for members of a trade association. I am privileged to be able to mark their work in which they have to write...

Yesterday marked the achievement of a family milestone as our youngest son passed his driving test. Apart from the shock of hearing how much extra the insurance would cost, and the realisation that when he is out in the evening I won’t sleep until I...

A New Kind of Leadership So it’s now June, my favourite month of the year and my turn for the ECA blog. I was wondering what might be of interest to our followers.  Lately my attention has been very focused on Leadership Development, and how we...

This webinar, hosted by the Henley Centre for Coaching, aims to bring together hundreds of coaches from across Europe to hear the results and discuss the impact of the recent European Coaching and Mentoring Research Project. More than 3000 coaches took part across 50 European...

The Edinburgh Coaching Academy recently acted as Scottish Research Partner in the biggest ever cross-European coaching research to have been undertaken in recent years, in association with Henley Business School State of Play in Scottish Coaching_2018[1484]. The results are fascinating: across the board, coaching is...

A very happy new year to all our current and indeed past participants, and if you are visiting our website for the first time then welcome.  I am delighted to introduce our guest blog from ECA Associate, Colby Adams…. Joanne and I have been working together...

 ‘Contagion’ in the workplace A recent ILM Study into workplace behaviour saw that 74% of workers studied admitted to ‘copying’ the behaviour of other people they had seen around the organisation. Contagion – it seems – is rife in the workplace, and this was proved to be both ‘good’...