Jenny Rogers: Coaching Episode #7

2:20 Where it all started? Jenny’s teaching career and her ‘development itch!’
5:30 Where did it all start? The BBC & finding Delia Smith!
11:20 Where did the development of others start?
16:20 Becoming commissioning editor for The Open College, Jenny’s introduction to consulting and organisational behaviour
19:20 The beginnings of one to one work and executive coaching
20:00 Becoming a coach full-time and leaving the BBC
22:00 What is the coaching that Jenny provides?
23:58 “The slippery-ness of the human approach to change’
26:15 The power of coaching – examples
31:11 Jenny’s top tips for people new to coaching
35:50 This isn’t working – working in the moment and developing a different kind of conversation
37:10 Stepping outside of the conversation, navigating the difficult childhoods. Treading dangerous waters. Super-champions, high performing executives and their emotional lies
42:10 Supporting sporting systems and what executive coaching can offer sport
44.40 Coaching sessions…holding a space, nudging, challenging and laughter
46:20 Support for coaches
51:20 Jenny’s writing compulsion
53:34 A Coaching Handbook – stay curious and stay self-aware
59:09 Top tips for writing and Jenny’s book in progress…Career Coaching

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Dr Steve Ingham is one of the UK’s leading figures in sport and one of the world’s leading performance scientists. He is steeped in high performance and has been integral to the development of Britain into an Olympic superpower. He has provided support to over 1000 athletes, of which over 200 have achieved World or Olympic medal success, including some of the world’s greatest athletes such as Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent. Steve has coached Kelly Sotherton's running for heptathlon and to 4x400m Olympic medal winning success. Steve has worked at the English Sports Council British Olympic Association, English Institute of Sport, where Steve was the Director of Science and Technical Development, leading a team of 200 scientists in support of Team GB and Paralympics GB. Ingham holds a BSc, PhD and is a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Steve is author of the best selling ‘How to Support a Champion: The art of applying science to the elite athlete’, discussing and inspiring the importance of learning and adapting to reach our maximum potential. Steve established Supporting Champions with the ambition of helping ambitious people to find a better way of creating high-performance. Steve hosts the Supporting Champions Podcast on sharing his pursuit of understanding and exploration in performance.

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