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Facilitating Through Resistance

By |2020-07-13T13:02:46+00:00October 27th, 2017|Business Strategies, Coaching Techniques|

by Ingrid Bens

Anyone who supports people through change knows that resistance crops up all the time. People push back on everything from altering their behavior to implementing needed next steps. Sometimes they vocalize their resistance, but more often they keep it to themselves. They pretend to go along, while deep down, they hang on to […]

The Power of Coaching Questions

By |2020-07-13T13:02:46+00:00August 9th, 2017|Coaching Techniques|

by Michael J. Kline, Certified RIM Master and Canfield Success Coach

Coaches know the importance of powerful questions. We know why we ask the questions, but do we always know what to ask and when? Certain questions seem to have a way of opening up issues and answers, of expanding the clients’ hearts and minds […]

Uh-Oh, What Do I Do Now?

By |2020-07-13T13:02:46+00:00June 30th, 2017|Coaching Techniques|

Challenges and Adventures in Coaching

By Dr. Leslie Austin

Most professional coaches, consultants, and managers choose to do the work they do because a) they like working with other people, and b) they are service-oriented and want to be helpful and useful to other people. But as surely as the sun rises in the east every […]

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT): A Transformational Approach to Self-Improvement

By |2017-05-31T23:08:23+00:00May 31st, 2017|Coaching Techniques|

by: Dani Fox

People everywhere are stuck.  Many of us have an unconscious tendency to get stuck in compulsive behavior patterns, dysfunctional lifestyles, or reliving traumas and pain from the past.   We can get trapped in a never-ending cycle of stress which leaves us feeling tired, sick, sad and anxious. Our quality of life becomes diminished […]

Speak the Truth: Using Theatre Training to Evoke Authenticity

By |2017-05-02T00:18:31+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Coaching Techniques|

By Kate Alexander, Associate Director, Florida Studio Theatre and Founder of the FST Theatre School

In our relationships with other people we all seek and often assume a mutual basis of truth in our communications with each other.  As coaches, counselors, consultants, therapists, health providers and human resources people (among others), finding ways to express ourselves […]

Moving from the Head-space to the Heart-space

By |2017-04-25T22:13:36+00:00April 21st, 2017|Coaching Techniques|

by Robyn Stratton-Berkessel

We are all story tellers. We depend on a regular narrative to help navigate through our days. We tell stories everyday: at home with family, at work with colleagues and clients, at play with mates, and in romance with lovers. Stories we tell ourselves get lived out daily. They guide our beliefs and […]

Revealing Your Inner Leader-The Queen

By |2017-04-25T22:46:25+00:00February 18th, 2017|Coaching Techniques|

By Gail Condrick

Recently I have been watching the NETFLIX series “The Crown,” a dramatic and intimate look at the ascension of Queen Elizabeth II and the challenges she faced as an emerging leader. Historically it is a fascinating and revealing portrayal of court life, a behind the scenes look at the choice leaders […]

Coaching Beyond Words: The Power of Visual Thinking

By |2017-04-25T23:47:59+00:00January 15th, 2017|Coaching Techniques|

by Katherine O. (KITTY) Heusner, Pd.D.

What do you do to encourage…

  • Digging deeper?
  • Uncovering unusual ideas?
  • Exploring at an emotional level?
  • Finding a different avenue to explore?
  • Shifting the energy of the process?

These challenges are ones people might face as they work with a client, facilitate a group or just alone. Consider using the power […]

How Can Coaches Help in Turbulent Times?

By |2017-04-25T23:54:09+00:00December 15th, 2016|Coaching Techniques|

by Leslie Austin, Ph.D.

As 2016 draws to a close, it seems we are experiencing a particularly turbulent time, both nationally (following the presidential election) and internationally, with unrest, drought and hunger, great fear and violence in many parts of the world.

What can we, as coaches, do to help our clients achieve and maintain any […]

Navigating Difficult Relationships A Guide to Dealing Wisely with Your ‘Trouble’ People

By |2017-04-26T00:02:37+00:00November 15th, 2016|Coaching Techniques|

by Kim Roman Corle

We all have encountered people in our lives who frustrate us, bully us, intimidate us, drive us to distraction, or downright make us fearful for our own physical and/or emotional well-being.

Does this sound familiar? You are an experienced coach and have just finished successfully coaching your client through a huge, complex project. […]

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