Over the summer, a Twitter correspondent asked me how I learnt about coaching.
I do (probably too often) post quite definitive statements to Twitter of what I believe to be the reality of coaching. I am happy to express an opinion on subjects “way above my pay grade”. Even when those “opinions” are dressed up as questions, it’s easy enough to spot what I think the answer should be.
So what are my coaching qualifications?
I have an old level 2 coaching badge (2011) and quite a lot of hours actually coaching.
And I have so much CPD on my CV that I need to prepare an edited version, or it looks as if I spend my life on courses…
But I’m not sure how much of what I believe about coaching has been learnt from gaining badges or formal (and informal) CPD, and how much has been shaped by prior experience at “the University of Life”.Continue reading “Where did you learn about coaching?”