Steal These Thoughts! Newsletter: The Coaching Conundrum

Check out the latest edition of my newsletter.

Hey folks 👋 this week I’m exploring what I see as education and workplace learning’s current obsession with coaching. Now, this is not a hit piece (far from it) but rather a conversation on why one method doesn’t rule them all.

I was inspired to write this after a variety of conversations with people who have fallen into the trap of the ‘one style to rule them all’ leadership philosophy. On LinkedIn in particular, I see a dangerous cult-like worshipping of coaching as the thing to cure all things.

Here are some thoughts on the good, and bad and ways to utilise coaching as part of the wider toolkit.


💭 The coaching “will fix all” myth debunked

🤔 More wisdom from doom scrolling adventures!

💡 Just what is growth in the flow of work? New buzzword or a useful insight?

Also, not forgetting the usual dose of weird, wonderful and what I hope is helpful content from the rest of planet earth in my curated roundup.

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