Compassion at work – what does that mean?
There has been a lot of interest in developing more compassionate work places. But what do we mean by compassion? And how can compassion inform the way we manage others at work? Emotional pain and distress is evident in workplaces. After all, we bring our whole selves to work. We may be encouraged to leave […]
Compassion at work
The need for compassion at work was a theme that emerged from our recent research with L&D professionals (L&D June 2020 What Matters?). Why the focus on compassion? Here’s a couple of reasons that our interviewees highlighted: People who are working from home are working even longer hours to demonstrate commitment and may be at […]
Coaching Wednesdays: Improving psychological flexibility through coaching
If you are a coach working in the UK’s NHS, or an NHS manager or clinician who coaches, you will no doubt be familiar with the term Compassionate Leadership. To explore how we might coach with compassion I have been researching the work of Frank Bond and Steven Hayes and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). […]