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The Art of Organizational Coaching: In Search of Patterns and Variations

The Art of Organizational Coaching: In Search of Patterns and Variations

William Bergquist May 3, 2012 0

The art of organizational coaching is based on identification and appreciation of patterns and pattern-variations in the life of a coaching client and her organization.

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Coaching in Health Care: The Patient-Physician Relationship and the Role of the Physician Leader

Coaching in Health Care: The Patient-Physician Relationship and the Role of the Physician Leader

Michael Cassatly January 31, 2012 0

In this article, professional coaching skills are presented that show how to regain the quality of the physician-patient relationship, as well as prepare physicians for the new leadership roles required in the changing world

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The Process of Reflective Coaching: Levels of Inquiry

The Process of Reflective Coaching: Levels of Inquiry

William Bergquist November 9, 2011 0

An effective reflective coaching process often involves moving back and forth through seven specific levels of analysis. Each level offers a different perspective and a different reflective lens.

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Philosophical Foundations of Coaching: Ontology

Philosophical Foundations of Coaching: Ontology

William Bergquist October 6, 2011 0

In this essay the authors focus on two dimensions of ontology that hold profound implications for the practice of professional coaching

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A Sample Chapter of Coachbook:  Three Strategies for Effective Organizational Coaching

A Sample Chapter of Coachbook: Three Strategies for Effective Organizational Coaching

Agnes Mura September 10, 2011 0

Organizational Coaching comes in many forms and is called many names. We propose that three strategies and more than a dozen specific models of organizational coaching

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Organizational Coaching and Professional Development: A Valuable Partnership

Organizational Coaching and Professional Development: A Valuable Partnership

William Bergquist September 8, 2011 0

Training and education have become prominent features in the professional development curricula of many contemporary organizations. In this essay, I briefly identify several of the reasons for this growing interest. I then suggest ways

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Managing the Caffeine: A Coaching Tool

Managing the Caffeine: A Coaching Tool

William Bergquist August 27, 2011 0

At 350 mg per day of caffeine, one’s coaching client is likely to experience a diminished capacity to focus on a specific issue for a sustained period of time—the kind of concentration that is

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The Tale of Three Organizational Cultures, Structures and Processes

The Tale of Three Organizational Cultures, Structures and Processes

William Bergquist August 26, 2011 0

How do we lead, consult and coach with in widely differing settings in which organizational culture varies and organizational structures and processes vary so widely

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The Don Quixote Project: New Perspectives on Functional and Dysfunctional Organizations and Their Leaders

The Don Quixote Project: New Perspectives on Functional and Dysfunctional Organizations and Their Leaders

William Bergquist August 26, 2011 0

Functional organizations are not places of the body and mind. They are places of spirit and soul. There is no such thing as a “secular” organization—for all contemporary models of organizational life are deeply

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