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12Feb2009

Problem-solving: my view on coaching

  • By Ian Bradley
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A friend recently asked me about my practice in executive coaching. He was curious about what the major mental health problems the executives that I see in my practice face. He had in mind the typical collection of diagnostic entities such as depression, anxiety, or perhaps more behavioural deficits, such as, perfectionism or excessive self-criticism.
03Feb2009

Dialectics

  • By Ian Bradley
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Dialectics in Sports and Business: As a psychologist involved in helping professional athletes as well as senior executives, I have found numerous similarities in the challenges facing both groups. One such similarity is the dialectical tension of two potentially opposing tendencies – individual competitive achievement and team playing. As students of philosophy appreciate, a dialectic
23Jan2009

Life can be lonely at the top

  • By Ian Bradley
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Executive coach as a confidant A large part of my practice in executive coaching consists of providing the unique perspective of an informed outsider. The informed part is relatively easy to define. I bring an extensive knowledge of psychology to address problems in the workplace.  Psychology is truly an impressive field that spans everything from
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