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What does heart have to do with coaching

Sep 03 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

When I look from ‘heart’ my experience changes. I see life in a different way. I see the situation in a different way. I see others in a different way.

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How much space to give clients in coaching sessions

Aug 22 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

When coaches observe me in my work, perhaps at a coaching practice forum, in a coaching demonstration or a webinar, the feedback is often to do with how slow the...

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What I Don't Know as a Coach

Aug 04 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

I enter every coaching session from a place of not knowing. 

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Why Pause for a few Seconds?

Jul 29 2020 | by Maria

I used to live my life at 100 miles an hour, so much of the time. I was like the fabled frog in water that is slowly brought to the boil.

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Why Group Supervision for Coaches?

Jul 20 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

I’ve been a coach for over thirty years and a coach supervisor for eight years and I still engage in regular one to one supervision and group supervision.

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When we decide to let ego fall away, we will make the world a better place.

Jun 17 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

When ego is involved, love and understanding go out the window. While we’re busy paying so much attention to our own thoughts and ideas, listening to another’s point of view...

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Get to know your ego

Jun 10 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

Ego has a lot to answer for. It can get us into trouble, it can stop us from achieving what we want to achieve, it can get in the way...

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The World needs Coaches that are not too Tired to be Present

Jun 02 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

Maria Iliffe-Wood talks about coaching presence and why the world needs coaches that are not too tired to be present.

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Ordinary Moments - Food for Thought

May 21 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

When my mind is unsettled by any feeling that I’d prefer not to experience, the thing I crave most is peace of mind.

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Pay Attention to Ordinary Moments

May 15 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

Pay attention to ordinary moments, when everything just feels normal and OK.

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