The Organizational Coaching Blog
Coaching helps to create a framework in which individuals can explore their own freedoms- freedom to, freedom from and everything in between. When we become architects of our own future, coaches can help us navigate the nuanced landscape of change. At its core,...
As a coach, have you ever thought “Who am I to…?” Fears like this show up when you take the smart step of focusing on one unique tribe of people — a niche market — and begin to put the word out that you can help them get where they want to go. The underlying thought is: “How can I charge for this if I haven’t accomplished for myself the things my clients want to accomplish!” And then you fall into a spiral of doubt and start back pedaling.
One of the very first things I learned as a brand-new Air Force Academy cadet on day 1 was that in basic training, I was expected to spend more time listening than […]
For many of us, our ultimate goal is to become a masterful coach so that when we are working with our clients (employees, colleagues, team members), we feel capable, confident […]
Excerpt from “Why Employee Performance Reviews Are Getting Sacked” By Jill Martin, BBC Business reporter What have you done this year to justify your salary? The employee quakes and mumbles something, […]
No matter how well trained people are, few can sustain their best performance on their own. That’s where coaching comes in.
Handling the inevitable conflicts that arise in life is a topic that frequently surfaces in coaching. Proactively and consciously identifying a path to managing conflict is a powerful first step, an authentic one.
It’s time to put the biggest obstacle to coaching your team to rest. During a study to determine how — or even IF — managers matter, Google’s people analytics team […]
Writing the Next Chapter of Your Success Story by David Krueger, MD Professional Coaching Vignette Leslie consulted me because she wanted to expand her clinical practice but felt stuck. She […]
We all know how to ask questions. We’ve been asking questions since we started talking. But too often the questions that pop into our heads and come out of our mouths are not all that great, and might ultimately be counterproductive or even outright destructive. And these random, poorly thought out questions waste a lot of everyone’s time, money, and energy.
It’s no secret that employees who like their jobs and their managers work harder than employees who don’t. While managers once looked for ways to control and even intimidate their […]
We often hear “knowledge is power.” While it is true that knowledge can be power, when it comes to change, knowledge alone just doesn’t get it done. Recently, I was […]
It’s that time again …have you made your New Year’s Resolutions? Or are you like many well-intentioned people who have decided it’s a losing battle and not worth the aggravation? […]