Mention the word vocation and the first thing that springs to mind is entering the Church. That’s not such a popular option these days and it’s not the only meaning of vocation.
A vocation is an occupation to which you are specially drawn or suited. So how is this different to an authentic vocation which is the topic of this blog? Is the latter more real than the former? The
It’s often said that the only constant in our lives is change. Sometimes those changes are imposed on us but at other times we are the ones who decide that from now on things are going to be different. It may be a gradual realisation but the understanding is progressively stronger. The outcome from not making a change in our lives will be worse than the potential upheaval from making it.
With a new year comes new hope and new ideas. You have had a few days break, even if just the public holidays and have had time to take stock and consider the possibilities. Those options can bring the excitement of dreams and the anticipation of good things to come.
The transition from dreams to reality needs action, and that is where often it all grinds to a halt. For action to be
Coaching in its simplest form is a conversation between the coach and the client, with the objective being a resultant benefit to the client. It is a process of facilitation and problem solving, sometimes unearthing the solutions to problems which have not even been clearly defined.
Coaching is a collaborative and non-judgemental relationship, in which the coach uses skills of listening,