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!



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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Coaching to Shift Corporate Consciousness

Coaching to Shift Corporate Consciousness

Janet Sernack May 23, 2016 0

How is our thinking changing, from what and to what? What is driving this supposed evolutionary shift and what can we do as coaches to align to it

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In Spite of Gender Pay Gap, Women Earn Greater Return on Investment in Higher Education

In Spite of Gender Pay Gap, Women Earn Greater Return on Investment in Higher Education

Marco Sacca May 17, 2016 0

In spite of the stark gap in salaries paid to men versus women, the marginal earnings return for women is in fact higher than that for men

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Six Tips to Efficiently Manage Your Time

Six Tips to Efficiently Manage Your Time

Marco Sacca May 17, 2016 0

  All successful entrepreneurs have in common a brilliant mind, the fact that they never give up, and the ability to efficiently manage their time. Indeed, the key to success when running a business

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