Summiting, The Celebrity Coaches’ Way: A Letter from America. Daniel Doherty April 2021 Peter Doig While absent-mindedly browsing Linkedin recently – in my ongoing pursuit of examples of the credential claims made by coaches – I stumbled across an invite to a WBCS webinar entitled, ‘“Reimagine the Future of Coaching” … with four thought leaders’. Keen to learn some things – including as to how coaching might have been ‘imagined’ in the first place –
https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/how-prince-harry-became-celebrity-frontman-for-a-very-questionable-industryPrince Harry is now chief impact officer for BetterUp, a Californian corporate consultancy whose ‘mission’ is to sell online life coaching with — in his words, — ‘innovation, impact and integrity’. Harry may not realise it, but he is the latest celebrity frontman for the rapidly growing, broadly unregulated and frequently dubious corporate ‘coaching’ industry. And you might not realise it, but Harry, Duke of Malibu is your future, because California’s today is America’s tomorrow
Martin Vogel has been intriguing the coaching world for a while now with the idea of the need for allowing ‘unknowing’ in our worlds. Here is a taste of what he has to say. https://vogelwakefield.com/author/martinvogel/
in this interview Erik talks over his findings with Mick Cooper, who teases subjects dear to CCG hearts. Such as … is coaching really mainly for the elite? Does it make the rich richer? And do we really need coaching to make call-centres more efficient? https://lnkd.in/eeiWgkq
Jen Gash At our last meeting in April we explored the subject of coaching those in the third age – at the point of elderdom – or whatever we might call it. This followed a different route from the usual, with my offering up myself as a client to the group – and offering an audio play / drama for participants to deal with as they wished. What i heard from you at the close
https://audioboom.com/posts/7844409-does-accreditation-undermine-coaching-quality-with-daniel-doherty In this episode Daniel shares his research and experience of credentialing and accreditation in coaching. His findings ask many questions about the credibility of practices, often delivered by self-appointed regulation bodies, some that make a lot of money from the process. Daniel identifies eight consumer types of coaches in relation to accreditation and credentialing: The Enthusiast, Complier, Susceptible, Pragmatist, Procrastinator, Agnostic, Ideologue and Inquirer; each seeking or resisting accreditation and credential for different reasons.
our full group in the chapel at Arnos Manor
a really revealing and saddening investigation into the scamming of the vulnerable via `instagram – grrrr https://www.theguardian.com/money/2021/apr/18/online-job-coaches-are-exploiting-the-unemployed-during-pandemic
Types of Coaching Credential Consumer: and the social construction of the coaching accreditation market.
I attach for your interest my draft paper arguing the above – it is the same paper that the edgy ideas podcast draws upon. I would be eager to hear any feedback, thoughts or concerns regarding this polemical piece. Daniel Types-of-Coaching-Credential-Consumer-and-the-social-construction-of-the-coaching-accreditation-market.-04.2021Download