2020 has pretty much affected everyone. I'm certainly no different. Work is slow of course - lots of my clients had exams cancelled or otherwise just don't have headspace for coaching right now. I'm confident things will pick up. But to keep busy and productive and feel like I was contributing in some way to … Continue reading The mind blowing importance of positive feedback in beating burnout
Here in Melbourne, July 2020 - the year of COVID19 - it is now mandatory to wear a mask out of the house. Already in the lead up to the official start of the great Melbourne masking of 2020 most people in the street had masked up. There's a whole new etiquette to being and … Continue reading Humanity unmasked
Coaching is well placed to help doctors manage the unique challenges they are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Within 3 months COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic and thrown the world into crisis. We have gone from the "best of times" to the "worst of times" without warning. All of our certainties and business as usual mindsets have been disrupted. None of us really have any actual experience in dealing with a potential catastrophe this large that affects the whole world almost at once. There are no real best practice, tried and true recommendations. Not really.
Earlier this week Professor Anthony (Tony) Grant passed away. To Tony's family I send my heartfelt condolences on the loss of a truly great person. May his memory be for a blessing. Tony was my first coaching teacher at the University of Sydney in the Coaching Psychology Masters and he supervised the student research project … Continue reading The best eulogy I can think of: A tribute to Tony Grant