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Posts in Category: Coach Development

Are You Willing to be Disturbed?

by Janet Harvey, MCC | August 21, 2018


One of my favorite authors and teachers about human development and leading is Margaret Wheatley. This timeless essay about learning through relationships with people that disturb us serves a second purpose.

What is empowering and useful about a coaching partnership is that clients enjoy the psychological safety required for vulnerability. We create an environment in which clients are willing to be disturbed by their own choices and mindset. Being comfortable in the discomfort is what initiates breakdown for breakthrough from the inside out.  

Becoming a coach who is confident to engage in this way begins with self-development

Are you willing to be disturbed? If you answer yes, becoming a credentialed coach is a career path for you. 
 

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Reactivity To Thoughtfulness- A Corporate Manager’s Journey

by Sharmin Banu, PCC | August 13, 2018

“He doesn’t work well with others.”

“He has issues dealing with bad news.”

“He is a star performer, but he is lacking executive presence.” 

These are some of the typical “pain points” I have seen when organizations hire coaches for their mid-managers. Organizations often spend a lot of time, energy and money on the symptoms, throw expensive training with very little sustainable impact. My experience says these are mostly symptoms. A coach approach can help address those underlying issues.

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Why Is Potential What Coaching is All About?

by Janet Harvey, MCC | August 10, 2018

Part I: Able to Be

“Be better, be our best Self, be true to Self, be you everybody else is taken, live from Essence, make it your best year yet, be free to choose, be whole, be authentic…”

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