Seeing the truth

Seeing the truth

By Jenny Campbell|February 20, 2019

Helping your client understand for real the ‘resilience data’ of any situation they find themselves in – under the cosh, in crisis, or with complex opportunities to navigate – is a fundamental of resilience coaching. Resilience is your capacity for change. So it is with someone’s resilience that the following, similar to Timothy Gallwey insights from his Inner Game Series, Resilience today (ie capacity for change today)   = Resilience Potential

Coaching with intention

Coaching with intention

By Serena Battistoni|January 19, 2019

Is your client brimming with New Year resolutions and goals that sweep both of you up into an (potentially over) optimistic view of their capacity to enact on these changes? New Year resolutions can be great, if they’re doable and motivating. They really can help. But with many clients, they just say ‘humbug’ to all that, because repeated attempts at the same kinds of thing – getting better worklife balance,

Shock Level of Demand for Resilience

Shock Level of Demand for Resilience

By Jenny Campbell|November 19, 2018

In partnership with the Academy of Executive Coaching, we recently carried out a survey on the demand for resilience in the workplace. With over 200 respondents we think the results are a shock. And so we wanted to share them with you on behalf of your own resilience and that of your clients. To provide a frame for the results of the survey, we will use The Resilience Dynamic®: Many of you

A Wellbeing framework for your clients

A Wellbeing framework for your clients

By Resilience Engine|October 15, 2018

  One of the fundamental principles to the Sleep, Think, Eat, Move well (STEM) wellbeing model is that all parts have equal relevance. Think of equilibrium where our entire system remains in balance.To support clients in sustaining breakthrough and creating a life where they flourish and thrive, appreciating the connectivity between ourselves and our universe is fundamental. However that is for another day. For now let’s stick to some simple

Inspiration in three steps

Inspiration in three steps

By Jenny Campbell|September 10, 2018

Ever find with your clients that their inspiration has dissipated somehow? Hidden because of the busyness of their world? What about your own inspiration? Can you get hold of it quickly whenever you need that extra oomph in your day? The power of inspiration is phenomenal.  And being able to get hold of it – whenever,wherever – is also phenomenal, and part of a personal resilience toolkit. People often seek inspiration

Have a laugh

Have a laugh

By Jenny Campbell|May 31, 2018

  When is the last time you really had a laugh? Think about it. Do you seek out ways to get a laugh? Or are you just keeping it together, often feeling tired, perhaps distracted because of work or home life pressures, and need to wind down before you’re in the mood to even think about anything remotely funny? (thank you very much!) How many of your clients are in

Client story: Coping vs Breakthrough

Client story: Coping vs Breakthrough

By Resilience Engine|May 8, 2018

Stories from the Resilience Engine Community of Practice: Yvette Elcock   Read this client’s story of resilience coaching. The Resilience coach is Yvette Elcock.   “Working through the difference between soldiering on or what you described as breakthrough is very powerful. The difference between soldiering on and breakthrough is significant. The unfortunate trap here is that tenacity and endurance are seen as virtues, which they are and the ability to

The danger of ignoring your own Resilience as a coach

The danger of ignoring your own Resilience as a coach

By Jenny Campbell|April 1, 2018

Resilience is your capacity for change. As an external or internal coach, does your resilience matter to your clients? Maybe you think it shouldn’t, especially if you are successful and consider yourself high performing. You can always ensure you are fully attentive and giving your all to the client. Right? Take Carol, a successful and high performing executive coach, who finds herself getting distracted. Carol is a high performance coach,

Resilience Lens: Coaching Challenges

Resilience Lens: Coaching Challenges

By Jenny Campbell|February 28, 2018

The Resilience Lens is where the Resilience Engine offers in-depth analysis of different coaching challenges, using our ten years of resilience research. Here’s our first example. Your Client Is Not Coping. What do you do? You are running a workshop aimed to help enable change, and have some exercises that the participants will try out in small groups. Everyone stands up, gets into their groups, and go off confidently. But

Is Your Client Procrastinating?

Is Your Client Procrastinating?

By Jenny Campbell|February 3, 2018

Have you ever worked with clients who fully commit to actions identified in coaching, but they turn up not having done it? Maybe they repeat this a few times, so are they really just procrastinating? Often, we as coaches will assume that it’s something about the client’s commitment or that the goals associated are not meaningful enough. So we will often invite reflection and enquiry around the goal itself. Logical,