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II. Four Ways to Be Generative

II. Four Ways to Be Generative

William Bergquist May 31, 2017 0

We express and experience generativity through the enactment of four different, though interrelated, deep caring roles.

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Promoting Change in Your Coaching Practice

Promoting Change in Your Coaching Practice

Joel DiGirolamo December 6, 2016 1

A model of adult change can provide valuable structure for your coaching engagements, bringing awareness to specific areas where blocks or resistance may be occurring and illuminating pathways for deeper exploration

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Issue One: Coaching Across the Generations

Issue One: Coaching Across the Generations

William Bergquist November 6, 2013 1

One of the central issues that emerged during our wide-ranging discussions in Santa Fe about the future of coaching concerned the challenge of coaching across the generations

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Searching for Vitality: Coaching through the Lenses of Adult Development Theory and Research

Searching for Vitality: Coaching through the Lenses of Adult Development Theory and Research

William Bergquist November 5, 2013 0

Research on adult development strongly suggests that competence and productivity do not significantly decline as a function of age. The priorities of adults, however, do appear to change

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Gen Y Leaders, Boomer Coach

Gen Y Leaders, Boomer Coach

Sandy Smith October 31, 2013 0

The Gen Y CEOs are the founders who have been able to negotiate roles during start-up funding and are therefore able to form the company to their own ideals. These Gen Y CEOs differ

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Coaching Across the Generations: Questions to Ponder Based on Research/Theory

Coaching Across the Generations: Questions to Ponder Based on Research/Theory

William Bergquist October 29, 2013 0

The following set of “animation” questions concern the implications of adult development theory for the professional of coaching

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The Social and Cultural Characteristics of Generational Age Groups

The Social and Cultural Characteristics of Generational Age Groups

Gary Quehl October 28, 2013 0

Any study regarding the challenge of coaching men and women from all age ranges must take into account social and cultural aspects of age groups that broadly define who these people are and what

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The Book Shelf I: George Vaillant’s Triumphs of Experience

The Book Shelf I: George Vaillant’s Triumphs of Experience

William Bergquist October 28, 2013 0

Triumphs of Experience book is special because it not only traces the lives of Grant Study men over 70 years, it is one of the first books to portray the life of men during

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The Fork Model: A Tool to Structure Meaningful Personal Development

The Fork Model: A Tool to Structure Meaningful Personal Development

Rudy Vandamme March 1, 2013 0

The Fork model is a cognitive tool to structure the complexity of personal development. Development is structured in four tracks and each track has a present and a desired state

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Peak Life Experiences: The Beginning of Senior Sage Leadership

Peak Life Experiences: The Beginning of Senior Sage Leadership

Gary Quehl December 11, 2012 0

The 50 senior sage leaders had peak life experiences in ten major areas that moved them toward sagacity and civic engagement: overcoming tragedy and hardship, work, international travel, mentors, education, recreation, nonprofit organizations, the

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