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In this section you will find articles discussing the foundational elements of coaching, particularly best practices. If you have articles describing best practices of coaching to submit, please visit the article submission page and follow the guidelines there. If you wish to sponsor this category, please visit the sponsor page. Thank you, and enjoy!



Expansion: Coaching for Groups and Teams

Expansion: Coaching for Groups and Teams

Ginger Cockerham August 26, 2011 0

As the industry continues to grow and evolve, movement beyond the one-to-one executive coaching model typically offered at the highest levels of organizations to a more collaborative group and team model can provide an

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Assessment Instruments to be Used in Conjunction with Professional Coaching: A Resource List

Assessment Instruments to be Used in Conjunction with Professional Coaching: A Resource List

William Bergquist August 25, 2011 1

The instruments in this document have been presented to illustrate the broad range of resources that are available for instrument-based coaching and to point to several places where an organizational coach might turn when

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Video Coaching

Video Coaching

Arlin McFarlane August 24, 2011 0

I have used video feedback on a number of occasions as a tool to present an objective image, (as objective as anything can be) to the participant. I have observed that people, when given

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Motivation or Inspiration

Motivation or Inspiration

Bill Burtch August 19, 2011 0

In a recent conversation a colleague discussed doing motivational speaking. Then she said, “or maybe it’s inspirational.” That got me thinking about a common dilemma that managers and leaders face, “is it my role

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How Do You Hire A Coach of Excellence?

How Do You Hire A Coach of Excellence?

Suzi Pomerantz August 17, 2011 0

The cheapest coach is not the best coach. Shopping for coaches on price, comparing rates per coach, is not how to choose excellence

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Lessons Learned Meetings: Checklist to Guide the Conversation with Clients

Lessons Learned Meetings: Checklist to Guide the Conversation with Clients

Suzi Pomerantz August 16, 2011 0

The Lessons Learned Meeting is a structured interview with your clients and key decision-makers in the organization that takes place in the middle of the engagement as well as at the end

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Initial Prospective Client Meeting Success Strategies: Sample Client Meeting Interview Questions

Initial Prospective Client Meeting Success Strategies: Sample Client Meeting Interview Questions

Suzi Pomerantz August 16, 2011 0

I consult this list to prepare for my first meeting with a new client so all my attention is then directed at listening

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My Personal Strategic Business Development Action Plan for Networking, Marketing, and Sales

My Personal Strategic Business Development Action Plan for Networking, Marketing, and Sales

Suzi Pomerantz August 15, 2011 0

Excerpted from Seal the Deal Use these worksheets to map out your own, personalized action plan for how you will integrate networking, marketing and sales to surpass your business development goals. Click or right

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IDEA LISTS: Visioning, Networking, Marketing, Sales

IDEA LISTS: Visioning, Networking, Marketing, Sales

Suzi Pomerantz August 15, 2011 0

The following article was contributed by: http://sealthedealsuccesskit.com/ This marketing tool is a brainstorm kick-start, listing ideas you can try in the business development domains of Visioning, Networking, Marketing, and Sales. One way to write

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Managing the Stress

Managing the Stress

William Bergquist August 15, 2011 0

How might a coach assist her client in identifying and even seeking to avoid or reduce the impact of these stress ruts? Five tactics and four coaching strategies are suggested

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