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February 17, 2023
Introducing my fourth guest: Bob Garvey

Professor Robert – Bob - Garvey is one of Europe's leading academic practitioners of coaching and mentoring and an experienced coach/mentor.

February 3, 2023
Some reflections on our conversation with Joel DiGirolamo

I loved that sentence as it really spoke to my researcher mind. It integrates the two, sometimes seemingly distant sides of the research word. Data and stories. Data, for most of us means something cold and clear. There are even courses in which you can learn how to clean it up. Sounds funny… In the minds of most of my practitioner friends, data is something like the raw materials in your kitchen.

January 27, 2023
Introducing my third guest: Joel DiGirolamo

Welcome to the third episode of ONCoaching podcast! This time my guest will be Joel di Girolamo! Vice President of Research and Data Science for the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Joel leads a research team whose goals are to advance the understanding of how coaching works and to understand how coaching is evolving and enhancing society.

January 20, 2023
Some reflections on our conversation with Jonathan Passmore

My aim with the whole series of ONCoaching is to create springboards for thinking about coaching and coaching research. So, after finishing a conversation I do “test them on myself” to see if it sounds interesting and thought provoking for me. I just wait a bit – OK, sometimes this takes a week or so – and then listen again to the episode and let my mind wander…

January 11, 2023
Introducing my second guest: Jonathan Passmore

Jonathan is an internationally renowned expert in coaching research and practice. He is the professor of coaching at Henley Business school, and Senior VP CoachHub, the digital coaching platform, which employs over 3500 coaches worldwide.

January 3, 2023
Some reflections on our conversation with Erik de Haan

"Statistically speaking coaching is effective" - For every science-minded practitioner this sentence is a relief. Yes, it does work, and yes, it does seem to make a difference.

December 20, 2022
Introducing my first guest: Erik de Haan

My first guest is Erik de Haan, who is the Director of Ashridge's Centre for Coaching with over twenty years of experience in organisational and personal development. He is a prolific writer and is known in the coaching world for his commitment to research and for his talent in uncovering intriguing insights about the coaching […]

December 22, 2022
Small steps – challenges in making a podcast

I have to admit: starting a podcast – for me – was not an easy thing. I had all sorts of concerns. Here are my initial learnings from this process.

December 20, 2022
ON starting a podcast – ONCoaching

I want to strengthen the scientific foundations of coaching and I want to enhance the credibility of this profession. I think that human-centered helping professionals need a science that looks human

September 27, 2022
New truths?

Last week ICF’s Hungarian charter chapter held its annual conference and I was happy to join as "just an attendee”.

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