Bulletin 4: Useful resources & learning opportunities

Meyler Campbell
10th April 2020

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Bulletin 4: Useful resources & learning opportunities

This bulletin contains a round up of useful resources and learning opportunities. 

Volunteering with Meyler Campbell - The NHS needs your help*

*please note, we are not currently accepting any new coaches to this scheme (June 2020)

Yesterday we got in touch with all of our Meyler Campbell graduates and wrote to them to ask for their help in offering their experience and unique skillset to those in the NHS who need it most in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. We are at an advanced stage of discussions with NHS England about a pro bono coaching offering for its leaders at this time. We are hoping that as many of you as possible will be able to answer the call to volunteer your expertise. If you are interested in finding out more and how you can volunteer, please contact info@meylercampbell.com and we will send you the full information.


The Meyler Campbell Guide To Leading Teams Remotely
The latest in our helpful guide series for those of you who are leading, or coaching others who lead, virtual teams.


Free your mind
"When it comes to curiosity and creativity, the mind knows no boundaries" - Martin Seligman.
An adaption of what he wrote to his students regarding the current epidemic, Martin encourages them not to let the circumstances interrupt their learning and to free their minds as to what could be possible when freed from conventional routines. Thank you to Meyler Campbell Faculty Member Anna Phillips for sharing.


It's OK to feel overwhelmed
Elizabeth Gilbert, author of 'Eat, Pray, Love', offers hope and understanding to us all and reminds us that you are not alone if you are feeling scared, overwhelmed or panicked during the current global crisis. 


Institute of Coaching's resources for Resilience
The Institute of Coaching (IOC) is offering a free virtual Masterclass for all during the Covid-19 crisis. This includes access to articles, videos, research all focused on Resilience.


How to get into a work-from-home mindset
Home is where the heart is ... but how do you make room for the office? TED Talks have provided a playlist for helping us to get into the working-from-home mindset; learn other ideas on how to stay productive as well as confidently achieving your work-life balance as a remote worker. 


What your coworkers need right now is compassion
In a recent HBR article, Amy Gallo reminds us that we have been given an opportunity to focus on connection with one another; we are all coping with the current crisis differently and we should be mindful of this; as well as acknowledging our own feelings during this time.


Coaching Stories free audiobook
In case you missed last week's Brown Bag Lunch webinar with Sam Humphrey & Karen Dean on Coaching Stories, you'll be pleased to know that they have just launched their 'Coaching Stories' as a free audio book.


Coaching through a crisis
Tim Johns, Meyler Campbell Alum and Communications expert, shares his thoughts on how to coach through a crisis.


Live-stream your favourite gigs
Have you missed out on seeing a live music performance due to coronavirus? Now that singers and songwriters are going live on social media, Ticketmaster has created a comprehensive guide to help you find the best live-stream gigs from your favourite artists:


Natural History Museum virtual tour
If you haven't already heard, London's Natural History Museum is ready to be explored from the comfort of your own home. Visit Hintze Hall and the suspended Blue Whale, go on a virtual tour of the museum, examine 3D models of dinosaurs, and browse the archive collections, and more!


Just for kids

Explaining Coronavirus to children
Released 06 April and illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler, is a free information book explaining the coronavirus to children. 

Colouring and learning activities
Add an extra art-class to your child's daily home schooling. The Aspinall Wildlife Foundation have provided a number of animal themed colouring and learning activities available to download for free.


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