Some of my favorites include books related to Appreciative Inquiry, change, coaching practices and skills, Gestalt approach, helping relationships, human development, and interpersonal relationships.
Meeting with a potential coaching client can prompt excitement, anxiety, even fear. Here are suggestions to help you prepare for and conduct these meetings.
These questions support specific skills that are used in the change-coaching process which often present the most challenges for executive coaches.
In every aspect of our lives, questions are powerful. Whether as a parent, friend, colleague, manager, leader, or coach, questions serve many purposes.
One challenge coaches face is shifting their own mindsets and behaviors. Try these 9 questions before responding to your client’s statements and responses.
I’m frequently asked to offer guidance on becoming a successful graduate student. Here are 12 tips that I offer to prospective students.
Are you paying attention to what’s happening? Through my own work with coaching clients, and with students who are developing a coaching mindset and skillset, I’ve noticed some reflections that, when explored and reframed, can lead to powerful lessons and impactful shifts. Whether you are an experienced, professional coach or a manager-coach, paying attention to your thoughts and reactions has the ultimate potential for new insights and further development. Below is a chart
The following appears in Organization Development Review, Winter/Spring 2020, Volume 52 Number 1. It is co-authored by myself and Heather Berthoud. A PDF of the formatted article as it appears in the review is available here. ______________ Every day we use our “self”. How did we learn to do this consciously? And, how can we teach others to be more aware
When researching and preparing to meet with an executive coach for the first time, I recommend thinking about certain questions that may help to determine a good fit for both you AND the coach.
The selection of a coach is an important decision for ALL parties involved. In fact, it is crucial for both you and a coach to make the decision that is mutually beneficial. Don’t assume that a coach will automatically be willing to work with you. There are many factors that can play into their decision, including: Their availability to work