Author Archives: CIAO

WANTED: extraordinary coaches for people in our prisons and communities

CIAO is coaching more people to improve their lives and the lives of others. The charity helps those convicted of offences or at risk of offending. This pool of coaches will meet immediate demand to coach in person and virtually … Continue reading

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Has Coaching Inside and Out helped you or anyone you know?

CIAO wants to thank people we’ve coached over our first decade and hear what they’re up to now.  Our 1st client burst into her session 10 years ago and we’re hugely grateful to her and the many men, women and children … Continue reading

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Trustees Wanted – Come on Board

Coaching Inside and Out uses life coaching to challenge and support people convicted of offences or at risk of offending. Clients realise their strengths, find their own solutions, and improve their lives and the lives of others with techniques used … Continue reading

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Interested in coaching in a West Midlands prison?

Are you: a qualified and experienced coach? based or willing to work in the Staffordshire / West Midlands area? committed to developing your craft? self-employed (or prepared to be)? willing to complete some basic administrative and reporting procedures? Coaching Inside … Continue reading

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Coaching Impacts: worldwide crowd-finding

Are you coaching people who are socially excluded? Show us where you are and share what you know? In 2010 a small group of people who used coaching to help others enhance both their lives and work got together to … Continue reading

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Coaching Impacts – a year long exploration

A major international funder, the Oak Foundation, has asked CIAO to explore the impact of our coaching after reading Coaching Behind Bars. We’re delighted they’ve given a grant that will help us do this and to spread the word about … Continue reading

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CIAO – the next generation

It’s been nearly seven years since we first asked people to join us to design a coaching approach for prisoners and, whilst we’ve coached over 800 clients inside and out, we want to coach far more. We said “This will … Continue reading

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CIAO trustees are 2 of 5 national award shortlistees

Liz Cross (our Chair) and Jane Cromblehome (a trustee) have both been shortlisted in the Not-for-Profit/Public Service category of the national Non-Executive Director Awards by professors from Cranfield University and Henley University for the different boards they chair.   It’s fabulous recognition of the great people CIAO … Continue reading

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Early Help for children and families in Trafford

CIAO has been offering coaching as part of the Trafford Early Help partnership since 2016 to help some of Trafford’s most at risk families. This means working with 53 young people aged 13+ and their families, particularly those displaying anti-social … Continue reading

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Woman of Achievement

We’re thrilled to announce that our founder, Clare McGregor, attended the 2016 Women of the Year lunch as a ‘2016 Woman of Achievement’ yesterday to celebrate extraordinary and inspirational women alongside Sandi Toksvig, President of Women of the Year, and the Prime Minister. … Continue reading

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