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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!



Charge What You’re Worth

Charge What You’re Worth

Paulette Rao August 11, 2011 0

If we’re going to charge what our service is worth we have to change our thinking

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The Visionary Leader in a Premodern Organizational Context

The Visionary Leader in a Premodern Organizational Context

William Bergquist August 11, 2011 0

A person is assigned this third form of leadership because he or she can articulate a vision of the future that is persuasive and motivating.

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A Gestalt Perspective on Coaching in Organizations: Puzzles, Problems and Mysteries

A Gestalt Perspective on Coaching in Organizations: Puzzles, Problems and Mysteries

Dorothy Siminovitch August 11, 2011 2

William Bergquist and Dorothy Siminovitch An overarching challenge for any coach working within organizations is to recognize, accurately name and describe the issue that the client brings for the coaching effort. Facing the complexity

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The Courageous Leader in a Premodern Organizational Context

The Courageous Leader in a Premodern Organizational Context

William Bergquist August 11, 2011 0

A person is assigned this form of leadership because the organization in which he or she works is confronting a major challenge (the enemy) that is very strong and quite menacing.

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Ten Ways to a Greater ROI on Professional Coaching

Ten Ways to a Greater ROI on Professional Coaching

Bill Burtch August 10, 2011 1

Coaching provides a customized development process for the individual as well as a confidant for the most senior level staff members.

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Coaching in Law Practices

Coaching in Law Practices

Suzi Pomerantz August 10, 2011 0

Did you know that coaching is not just for executives? Attorneys all over the world are also taking advantage of coaching

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Authentic Marketing vs. Self Promotion

Authentic Marketing vs. Self Promotion

Paulette Rao August 10, 2011 0

Many people are turned off by marketing because they see it as self-serving advertising aimed at taking money from people. I’ve seen loads of this type of shameless, self-promotion out there, and it’s a

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Anger and Coaching

Anger and Coaching

Rick Piraino August 10, 2011 0

At some point in every training, I ask the question, “When is anger appropriate in the work place?” In every training so far, the response has been, “Never.”  Good to hear; yet, despite this

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A Sample Chapter of Unfear: Facing Change in an Era of Uncertainty

A Sample Chapter of Unfear: Facing Change in an Era of Uncertainty

Karlin Sloan August 10, 2011 1

Click the red button below to download the free sample chapter. Click the cover image to the right under Our Sponsors to purchase the book. Facing Change in an Era of Uncertainty   by

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The Wise Leader in a Premodern Context

The Wise Leader in a Premodern Context

William Bergquist August 9, 2011 0

In its premodern form, there is a widely-present leadership style that is founded on

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