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In this section you will find articles discussing the conceptual foundational elements of coaching. We feature articles on employee engagement, change theory, change management, stress management and adult development. If you have articles about the foundations 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!



“I feel you!”—The Role of Emotions in Coaching

“I feel you!”—The Role of Emotions in Coaching

Robert Biswas-Diener August 22, 2016 0

would not advocate a view that these natural feelings are traumas. Instead, I would look for the most effective ways to validate them, understand them and manage them

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Team Coaching Success: Improving Observable and Measurable Impact

Team Coaching Success: Improving Observable and Measurable Impact

Bernard Chanliau July 21, 2016 0

Team Coaching is fundamentally an individual and collective process of learning and change. Team coaches should have a clearly articulated “theory of change” that underlies their Team Coaching. approach

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Psychological Contract or Covenant: The Coaching Challenges

Psychological Contract or Covenant: The Coaching Challenges

William Bergquist July 1, 2016 1

I summarize Schein’s concept of psychological contract, relate it to workplace motivation, and introduce psychological covenant as an even deeper aspect of a client’s lingering concern about the worth assigned to her work and

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In Search of the Missing Particle

In Search of the Missing Particle

Charles Smith June 30, 2016 0

The theme of this issue of Transformation Magazine is to search for a simple way to deal with so many of today's problems that seem so big, complicated and inaccessible.

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Generating Balance: An Ontological Ingredient For Global Transformation

Generating Balance: An Ontological Ingredient For Global Transformation

Alexander Berlonghi June 29, 2016 0

Our challenge is to provide ourselves with an ontological tool, one that is based on our being, which we can utilize to restore balance in any personal or professional circumstance

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The Interbeon

The Interbeon

Charles Smith June 28, 2016 0

If ever the world needed a good theory, the time is now

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Free Will

Free Will

Jonathan Lewis Smith June 28, 2016 0

There is something interesting about the Periodic Table…, all the elements are combinations of each other except for one. That one, Hydrogen, is known for its simplicity and also for its expansive potential

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Beyond Perspective

Beyond Perspective

David Norris June 28, 2016 0

If we assume that there is a single or at least primary cause for the many, many problems that we as humanity are now facing, then what would it be and how could we

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From Thinking to Zero Gravity to Paradigm Shift

From Thinking to Zero Gravity to Paradigm Shift

Dominic Turnbull June 27, 2016 1

Just as astronauts going to space reach zero gravity, we seem to need a moment where thoughts of the past and thoughts of the future are suspended, for a moment, leaving us with real

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A JANUSIAN THEORY

A JANUSIAN THEORY

Gary Clarke June 27, 2016 0

The mind, generally, won’t when you want it to, and will, brilliantly, when not expected to. A self-imposed phenomenon, to be sure

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