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New Opportunities for Coaching in Organizations

The numbers speak for themselves: According to the 2013 Executive Coaching Survey, conducted by the Center for Leadership Development and Research at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance, and The Miles Group, 34 percent of CEOs and 51 percent of senior executives receive coaching. Meanwhile, according to Building a […]

Creative Confidence: A Leader’s Shift

Earlier this month, I traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, USA to attend the second annual International Coach Federation Global Leaders Forum (GLF). I was especially excited and honored to represent my local Chapter, ICF Philadelphia, again and to have the privilege of hearing keynote speaker Kate Canales, Director of Design and Innovation Programs at Southern […]

Store Cupboard Marketing and Daily Habits

Most of us have a cupboard in our kitchen with pantry essentials–perhaps a bag of flour, some sugar and spices. These may seem like basic ingredients, but when the occasion calls for it, they can be turned into a celebration cake or other fitting treat. Marketing can be the same. With a few items in […]

The Golden Rules of Coaching

The Other Side of the Table Angie stood up and approached the podium nervously fidgeting with her notes. Her anxious hands and sweaty palms were definitely a tell, but her glazed deer-in-the-headlights face was a dead giveaway. Then, she made her opening statement, which removed all doubt and revealed her deathly fear of public speaking. […]

3 Steps to Non-Judgment

A vital element of coaching presence lies in the non-judging of clients and whatever they share in coaching conversations. In “Full Catastrophe Living,” Jon Kabat Zinn, PhD, describes the mindfulness attitude of Non-Judging: “… judgments of mind tend to dominate our minds and make it hard for us ever to find any peace … and can […]