3D Ideas 925: Engine Noise

You can now listen to the weekly blog on iTunes through our podcast The Coaching Inn Claire writes: “We were debriefing a live coaching demonstration last week and talking about how many times we had landed the conversation.  The thinker said we had finished and I...

3D Ideas 916: The River

We are delighted that you can now pre-order Claire’s new book Simplifying Coaching from the independent retailer Bookshop.org. Comes out 7th December. Claire writes: “For this lockdown, we have formed a household with my brother.  He knows this area well.  We are...

3D Ideas 900: Nailing Things

Claire writes: “The difference between a whimsical thought and an action is nailing it so that something happens. I love asking people what they are learning?  A more effective question is to ask what difference the learning is making: “What’s different in your...

3D Ideas 862: Closed Questions

Claire writes: “Open questions encourage people to talk.  Closed questions can be answered by yes or no. The books say that in coaching we should be asking open questions.  I totally agree with that… except when closed questions are better! If the person I am talking...

3D Ideas 811: It’s Nearly Over

Claire writes: ‘My year of fundraising taught me many lessons which will continue to emerge for some time. We raised about £4000 in the five days between the last walk and the deadline for the local paper… all because our journalist told me to let him know...