195 episodes

Welcome to the Association for Coaching (AC) Podcast Channel.

Immerse yourself in captivating conversations as our hosts connect with coaches, global thought leaders, and academics. These conversations are not only meaningful and inspiring but also wonderfully diverse, amplifying the voice of the coaching profession.

Listen to our weekly episodes to gain actionable tools and practical tips to elevate your personal and professional development, boost your coaching business, and become a better coach for your clients.

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Welcome to the Association for Coaching (AC) Podcast Channel.

Immerse yourself in captivating conversations as our hosts connect with coaches, global thought leaders, and academics. These conversations are not only meaningful and inspiring but also wonderfully diverse, amplifying the voice of the coaching profession.

Listen to our weekly episodes to gain actionable tools and practical tips to elevate your personal and professional development, boost your coaching business, and become a better coach for your clients.

    Experimental Creativity and Ethics in Research

    Experimental Creativity and Ethics in Research

    Beth Clare McManus, psychologist, artist, and researcher, joins our host, Sheela Hobden, to bring her unique approach to the final episode of our Research in Coaching series. Currently undertaking a PhD in exploring art-based approaches in supervision, Beth explains why she sees all research as a creative practice.
     
    Beth also carries out regular informal research in her practice and gives real examples of how she does this. She encourages coaches to give a playful spaciousness to research, whilst considering safety and ethics in coaching experiments. Listen for a fresh perspective that makes research accessible to any coach and supervisor.
     
    You will learn:
     
    ·       How to create informal research opportunities in your coaching practice
    ·       How to be creative and experimental in your research
    ·       Ethical issues to consider in informal and formal research
     
    “I don't locate all the research thinking or doing under that formalised space. The work out there I've done in art galleries and around the built environment is quite informal.”
     
    For the episode resources and guest bio, please visit: 
    https://www.associationforcoaching.com/page/dl-hub_podcast-channel_research-coaching_experimental-creativity-ethics

    • 38 min
    The Powerful Impact of Research on Coaches and Organizations

    The Powerful Impact of Research on Coaches and Organizations

    Dr. Christine Vitzthum, whose pioneering research supports gender-sensitive approaches in corporate settings, joins our host, Sheela Hobden, to share her experiences with research in coaching. Christine demonstrates the huge benefits of overcoming limiting beliefs about research and discusses the potential benefits of integrating research practices into professional coaching accreditation. Discover why she advocates for the value of research in coaching, and encourage coaches to engage in critical reflection.  
     
    You will learn:
     
    ·       About Christine’s research on gender sensitivity and the risks within organizational coaching
    ·       The incredible outcomes of Christine’s research, both personally and professionally
    ·       Overcoming the challenges of research
     
    “My research led to an approach by my new business partner, and we started a new company, I have published articles and have a book proposal on my desk. So it’s opened up so many doors.”
     
    For the episode resources and guest bio, please visit: 
    https://www.associationforcoaching.com/page/dl-hub_podcast-channel_research-coaching_gender-sensitivity-organizations

    • 33 min
    Research Myths and Misconceptions

    Research Myths and Misconceptions

    Verity Symcox, psychology doctoral student, award-winning coach, and lecturer at Henley Business School, joins our host, Sheela Hobden to bust the myths and misconceptions about research in coaching. Join this lively, honest conversation to be inspired and learn how accessible research is for any coach.
     
    You will learn:
     
    ·       Verity’s journey with research
    ·       Myths and misconceptions about research and becoming a researcher
    ·       Specific key learnings from research that can impact our coaching practice
     
    “I thought I haven’t got enough brown cardigans or elbow patches to do research. But what I see is bright, colourful people with just lots of passion.”
     
    For the episode resources and guest bio, please visit:  
    https://www.associationforcoaching.com/page/dl-hub_podcast-channel_research-coaching_myths-misconceptions

    • 35 min
    How to Become a Coach Practitioner-Researcher

    How to Become a Coach Practitioner-Researcher

    Jeremy Lewis, coaching supervisor and practitioner-researcher, joins our host, Sheela Hobden, to share his love for practitioner-led research. Jeremy shares the story that led him to research and the huge impact it has had on his life and practice. He is now on his third piece of research in four years, continuing to explore new frontiers in coaching supervision. His personal journey and real-life examples make research both attainable and inspiring.
     
    You will learn:
     
    ·       The process of becoming a practitioner-researcher
    ·       Different research models and methods
    ·       How to implement research findings into coaching and coaching supervision
     
    “If we can research and write it up in a way that is essentially capturing practical wisdom: that is how it relates.”
     
    For the episode resources and guest bio, please visit: 
    https://www.associationforcoaching.com/page/dl-hub_podcast-channel_research-coaching_practitioner-researcher

    • 33 min
    The Role of Research in Informing Coaching Practice

    The Role of Research in Informing Coaching Practice

    Abhijit Bhattacharya joins our host, Sheela Hobden, to share his perspectives as a coach practitioner who has been an avid consumer of research. Abhijit explains why research should inform practice, how practice informs research, and exposes three core myths about research and coaching. His own passion and real-life examples will inspire you to rethink your own attitude to research, and how to integrate it into your practice.
     
    You will learn:
     
    ·       What makes research important for practitioners
    ·       Examples of the practical implementation and impact of research for coaching
    ·       Why you should participate in research and stay informed
     
     
    “Research cannot happen in isolation. It cannot happen without the participation of the practitioners and people who have received coaching, so I urge everyone to participate.”
     
    For the episode resources and guest bio, please visit: 
    https://www.associationforcoaching.com/page/dl-hub_podcast-channel_research-coaching_informing-coaching-practice
     

    • 36 min
    Assessing Research for Coaches

    Assessing Research for Coaches

    Professor Rebecca Jones, professor of coaching and behavioural change at Henley Business School, joins our host Sheela Hobden, to share her passion for research. Rebecca describes research as her ‘first love’ and trained as a coach later, so she has a unique way of looking at coaching research. She explains the difference between qualitative and quantitative research, her own journey with research, and imparts some practical words of wisdom for coaches.
     
    You will learn:
     
    ·      How to critically assess the quality of research
    ·      The blocks to curiosity about research
    ·      How to choose a topic to research
     
    “Use your coaching skills to approach the research with curiosity and ask how you will use it in your coaching practice.”
     
    For the episode resources and guest bio, please visit: 
    https://www.associationforcoaching.com/page/dl-hub_podcast-channel_research-coaching_assessing-research

    • 37 min

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