Category Archive: Listening

♦ People don’t ask questions because they aren’t thinking; they already are.

October 9, 2017 Linda Aspey No Comments

Whenever I’m delivering a keynote, teaching, or facilitating the Thinking Environment® to groups, people ask me questions. It might be about how the Thinking Environment might be used in their context, or what they could do if they encounter challenges, or how they should deal with a specific situation or person, and so forth. And when I am […]

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♦ Interesting People – a Podcast and Time to Think Learning Resource

February 26, 2017 Linda Aspey No Comments

 I was delighted when Philippa Willitts  the journalist, writer and podcaster thought me interesting enough to be invited to be in one of her “Interesting People Podcasts”! So here I am, talking with Phillipa about Thinking Environments, most particularly about listening, creativity, diversity, equality, meetings, culture and leadership. It’s about 40 minutes in total; you […]

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♦ NEWS – Webinars in a Virtual Thinking Environment®

November 4, 2015 Linda Aspey No Comments

It’s with a real sense of excitement that I’m letting you know about an initiative between me and my Time to Think Faculty colleague Ruth McCarthy and the Association for Coaching. On 20th November we’re launching the first of 3 webinars where we’ll be following on from the AC’s “Journey to Coaching Mastery” conference in […]

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* 30 Practical Ways to Develop as a Leader

October 13, 2014 Linda Aspey 2 Comments

For most people, being a leader doesn’t happen overnight, even if they’re given the title overnight. It’s often more a case of becoming one, working at it and gaining more experience, whether this is in leading ideas, strategies,  people or whole businesses – or all 4 and more. Here are just some ideas; some are high […]

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* Time to Think training courses 2015

April 7, 2014 Linda Aspey No Comments

  If you’re a coach, manager, leader, trainer, consultant or counsellor and would like to develop mastery in creating easeful yet energising conditions for individuals and groups to think well and achieve significant breakthroughs – then our certified Time to Think programmes with Linda Aspey may be just right for you. Each course offers intensive, experiential […]

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* Tips for Productive Teleconferencing

February 23, 2014 Linda Aspey No Comments

In recent years, teleconferencing has risen in popularity, and no wonder. Why spend hours (and money) travelling when you can be in your own workplace – which may also be home – with everything you need to hand?  Naturally there are some meetings that have to be face to face, but as we’re getting more accustomed to […]

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Three Day Thinking Partnership® Courses, Winter 2014

October 8, 2013 Linda Aspey No Comments

Course dates and venues London: 22/23 January and 25 February 2014 at 30 Ivor Place, Marylebone, London NW1 – led by Linda Aspey Sheffield: 22/23 January and 19 February 2014 at The Workstation, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield – led by Sophie Field   “The Thinking Environment® has a profound effect on the quality of people’s thinking; […]

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* I’m a leader – I don’t have time to coach!

June 19, 2013 Linda Aspey No Comments

When we think of leaders we don’t often think of them as coaches – their remit is naturally wider. But if you want to keep your people and organisation at the peak of the game, ongoing learning is key. And one of the best ways to do this is through coaching. Yet it can feel like […]

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AICTP Latest e-journal May 2013

May 19, 2013 Linda Aspey No Comments

AICTP – the Association of Integrative Coach-Therapist Professionals, was formed in March 2012 to promote and support integrative coach-therapy practice and practitioners. As President I help to promote their work and assist / advise on a number of areas including strategic direction, ethics, professional standards and training. I’m delighted to be involved as AICTP is […]

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“The Spectrum of Independence” in coaching

February 16, 2013 Linda Aspey No Comments

Do we need to ask so many questions in coaching?  It’s encouraging that other seasoned coaches are also beginning to ask this, as did Edna Murdoch from the Coaching Supervision Academy when she contacted me to ask if she could reproduce and blog¹ about two articles I wrote for the AICTP Journal².   In it I question […]

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