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If I had One Year Left to Live

Jan 12 2022 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

If I had one year to live, would I live my life in any other way to what I do now? Am I not living my life? Whether it’s good,...

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The Invisible Source that Guided the Founding Fathers of Coaching

Sep 22 2021 | by Maria

How did the founding fathers of psychotherapy, and therefore coaching, know what to do with their clients? There were no books for them to read, no models, theories, tools or...

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My peace of mind is not dependent on my bank account and other things I learned in 2020

Jan 04 2021 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

Like a lot of people 2020 challenged much of my thinking. Here's some things I learned last year:

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Presence is for life not just for coaching

Nov 12 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

I often talk about presence as the key factor that underpins the process and enables transformation in coaching relationships. 

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Coaches: How to hold Imposter Syndrome more lightly

Oct 20 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

Something that comes up often in coach supervision sessions is the weight of responsibility that we can carry as a coach. This can look like: 

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Coaches: Trust the process not the tools or techniques

Oct 01 2020 | by Maria Iliffe-Wood

As a coach I have no idea what I will say or do that will ensure that my client has the level of transformation that they are hoping for or...

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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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