This article originally appeared in the August 2013 issue of Coaching World. CW is a quarterly digital magazine produced by the International Coach Federation. To have CW delivered to your email inbox four times per year, subscribe for free at icf.to/subscribetoCW.
Author Bio: International Coach Federation Professional Certified Coach Leni Wildflower, Ph.D., and Master Certified Coach Diane Brennan, MBA, co-edited The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Coaching: From Theory to Practice (Jossey-Bass, 2011), a book used in coaching schools throughout North America.
Leni is an Executive Coach, author and educator. She designed and delivered Fielding Graduate University’s Evidence Based Coaching certificate program. She is certified to deliver the “Immunity to Change” protocol and the “Immunity to Change” coaching follow-up process. She works with leaders and managers to unlock limiting beliefs, and prepares HR managers and internal coaches for the ICF credentialing process. In her latest book, The Hidden History of Coaching (McGraw Hill, 2013), she pursues her interest in the theories and movements that formed the basis of coaching.
Diane is an ICF Global past president and a Leadership Development and Executive Coach and author. She works with leaders and teams in organizations on strategic thinking, navigating change and creating a learning culture. Diane uses a professional growth style of coaching with a focus on increasing individual awareness, performance and impact. Her work with teams includes challenging behaviors and beliefs to create exceptional performance and results. She is currently the dean of the Business Coaching Institute (BCI) Master Coaching Program, Helsinki, Finland. With David B. Drake and Kim Gørtz, she co-edited The Philosophy and Practice of Coaching: Insights and Issues for a New Era (Jossey-Bass, 2008).Download Article 1K Club