Concepts »

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!



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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Miracles Do Happen! The DNA of Healthy Conversations

Miracles Do Happen! The DNA of Healthy Conversations

Judith Glaser June 27, 2016 0

Co-creation is a driving force in my life. It was a word that set a new level of engagement – a new level of conversation – and opened up my thinking about how our

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Solving for Simultaneous Experiences: An Algebraic Approach to Getting Unstuck

Solving for Simultaneous Experiences: An Algebraic Approach to Getting Unstuck

Mark Goulston June 27, 2016 0

I think of transformation as letting go of one ‘form’ of mental configuration that is causing a person to remain stuck, in order to ‘re-form’ into a different mental configuration that results in their

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What’s Your AQ (Awareness Quotient)

What’s Your AQ (Awareness Quotient)

Michel Lavoie June 24, 2016 1

We want our clients “to discover for themselves…” In other words, we want them to become “aware of.”

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The Book Shelf: Matt Driver, Coaching Positively

The Book Shelf: Matt Driver, Coaching Positively

Edmundo Currie June 23, 2016 0

The author aims this book at novice coaches, but also for the more experienced coaches who want to be up to date with the latest developments within this field

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How Coaching Changes the Coach

How Coaching Changes the Coach

Ann Betz June 17, 2016 0

The more I coached my clients, the more coachlike I became, even when off-duty

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Wearing Two Hats: The Key to Whole Coach Mastery

Wearing Two Hats: The Key to Whole Coach Mastery

Ronnie Grabon June 17, 2016 0

Wearing one hat, we are fully client focused. Wearing the other hat, we reflect on how that same coaching conversation affects us

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When You Can’t Choose Your Divorce, You Can Choose Your Attitude

When You Can’t Choose Your Divorce, You Can Choose Your Attitude

David Poles June 2, 2016 0

It is said that adversity builds character but I believe it is more accurate that adversity reveals character.

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