Episode 10

Published on:

15th Jun 2021

Ruth McCarthy (Time to Think)

This week, Ruth McCarthy, a Time to Think coach, tells us:

  • How making the brain still and at ease can improve your coaching
  • What generative attention can do for your clients
  • How to set up a listening environment
  • What happens to your brain when you are interrupted
  • ... and much more.

Find out more about Ruth at thinkitthrough.co.uk or timetothink.com. Connect with Ruth on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.

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More about Ruth

Extreme Listener, Thought Provoker and Time to Think Global Faculty. Learning from Nancy Kline how to ‘listen to ignite’ in 2008 continues to drive Ruth's exploration of what listening without interruption will do to stimulate our untapped capacity to think for ourselves, identify and transform our assumptions and create life-enhancing new possibilities.  

On a mission ‘to move every meeting from dull to dynamic’ Ruth leads Thinking Environment® open and qualifying courses from her own consultancy Think It Through, welcoming an extraordinary range of clients and thinkers united by their passion for creating the best possible conditions for great thinking. And she remains a recovering interrupter…

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David Lowe

David Lowe is a business coach, mentor, trainer and author.

He has worked with a wide range of clients across many industries, including Ford, Novartis, Ministry of Justice, NET-A-PORTER, NHS, John Lewis, GDS, Naked Wines and Shelter.

David has a post-graduate in Business & Personal Coaching from University of Chester and is currently researching how humour can be used effectively in coaching.

He has written a number of books, including 'The Innovation Revelation: A story about how to satisfy customer needs' and 'The Lemonade Stall: How to test and validate ideas -- a story and workbook'.