The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential,” which is particularly important in today’s uncertain and complex environment. Coaches honor the client as the expert in their life and work and believe every client is creative, […]Read more →
When you want something new in your life, most of the time you already know what to do to get it. If you want to lose weight, you need to eat better and exercise more. If you want to find a partner, you need to go on more dates. If you want to get a […]Read more →
The mere responsibility to help someone improve their lifestyle speaks enough: coaches don’t have it easy. They need to understand each client’s needs, strengths and weaknesses, so they can personalize their approach. Modern coaches are facing an issue, which is an advantage and disadvantage at the same time: technology. Clients want to connect online, and […]Read more →
I wanted to be the bravest partner my clients would ever have. Then I realized, it is actually about helping my clients be the bravest person they want to be. Our clients are about to show up differently in their world: say something unexpected, set new relationship boundaries, and ask for a promotion—sometimes all in […]Read more →
At my organization, Tech CU, we take our core value—“Cultivate”—very seriously. Although we’re a moderate-sized company, we have a series of development programs for staff—especially newer managers. We’ve also seen the value of Executive Coaching provided by external coach practitioners in the C-suite and for senior vice presidents. But, when we looked at our suite […]Read more →
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