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Begin With Breathing – Mindfully
Life coaching

Begin With Breathing – Mindfully

You’ve been there, at least once in your life and very likely quite often. Activities that get you there – to the experience of ONENESS, to the feeling of FLOW, as psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi coined it, are “truly rewarding experiences that require concentrated involvement and interaction with complex information”. The things […]

Coaching from a Stress Perspective
Coaching

Coaching from a Stress Perspective

Stress is probably one of the greatest indicators of how the mind influences the body and vice-versa. Much is written about stress and yet within coaching some coaches, myself included, have incorporated stress into their coaching engagements. Of course to be able to take this innovative approach requires determining where […]

More Dates Added for Conversational Intelligence® with Judith E. Glaser
Coach training

More Dates Added for Conversational Intelligence® with Judith E. Glaser

Did you know that leaders and executives typically fall into two conversational patterns – open and closed? For us as professional coaches, the ability to ask specific questions that instantly create high levels of engagement and trust with teams, individuals and entire organizations is priceless. Imagine that just a few […]

Coaching as a Profession.
Coaching Research

Coaching as a Profession.

Is it important for coaching to be considered a profession? Chris Baxter is tired of hearing the word “coach” tossed around as a workplace cliche. “People wouldn’t say at work, ‘I’m going to sit down with my staff and do some psychotherapy,’” says Baxter. But bosses often boast about being […]

Female Business leader standing in front of her team
Coaching Research

Managing a Coach Panel

While there are lots of good coaches around, there are a lot more, who are mediocre or worse. Few HR functions have the internal competence to assess coach competence, and standard methods of evaluation, such as client feedback, how very low validity – indeed, the level of challenge within a […]