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Coaching Entrepreneurs for Branding

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Coaching Entrepreneurs for Branding

By Lisa Foster   Lisa Foster When I first started out to form my own company, I soon discovered how powerful and central the brand was for guiding how I wanted my company to show up in the world.  If my company were a person, the brand was the face.  If my company were a rocket, the brand defined the mission of the journey.  If my company were an animal, the brand defined the instincts and characteristics of the beast. In short, I discovered that the brand is the central articulation of who I am as a company and what I am striving to do every...

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The Culturally Competent Coach

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The Culturally Competent Coach

by Wilhelmina Parker  Wilhelmina Parker My name is Wilhelmina Parker and I thank you for  reading my blog.  I am a lifelong learner  and certified coach who believes in living life with GRIT where “GRIT” stands for: Working: Generously Reading Intelligently Innovating  Wisely Teaching  Integrity I invite you to check out my chapter in the book Coaching Perspectives VIII, The Culturally  Competent Coach.  Explore applying cultural humility in the practice of coaching in a variety of environments: public, private, and non-profit sectors.  You...

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Trauma Coaching: A New Perspective

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Trauma Coaching: A New Perspective

by Melissa Tyler Todd  Melissa Tyler Todd In the last few decades, the scope of how individuals deal with challenges in their lives has been changing.  Traditionally, individuals sought a mental health counselor to work through trauma that was causing distress.  Often, this was helpful in the interim.  At the same time, with too much frequency, they found themselves back in the same predicament.  Often individuals learn to cope, and at the same time coping falls short of experiencing life to the fullest. Trauma coaching empowers the...

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Coaching a Dysfunctional Team

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Coaching a Dysfunctional Team

by Rachel Coucoulas   Rachel Coucoulas Many of us have worked within a team environment and I am guessing that at some point you experienced some sort of dysfunction within the team or group.  When this happened to me, I was unaware of how coaching serves to make such an impactful difference with an entire branch office. There are a number of dysfunctional traits and I highlight those found within the team I was working with and discuss the positive coaching process that brought us to a more collaborative team.  In general, the team...

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An Authenticity Guide for the New Coach

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An Authenticity Guide for the New Coach

By Necie Black  Necie Black Hey coach! Have you ever found yourself thinking that you knew exactly what a client needed to do to solve their issue?  Or, if they’d just do this (or that) in their life, business or relationship would flow so much smoother?  If you have, then congratulations; you’re human.  For most beginning coaches, it’s normal to feel our expertise or relatable experience gives us the right to offer what we think are perfect solutions for a client’s need.  Perhaps we have good insights, and at the same time giving solutions...

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True Change at 180 Degrees

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True Change at 180 Degrees

By Kristen Hess-Winters  Kristen Hess-Winters In Coaching Perspectives VIII, my chapter True Change at 180 Degrees discusses the process and steps to truly changing your life at 180 degrees so that you start down a new path of success, satisfaction, and deliberate, thought out choices. Doing a complete about-face is challenging and also so empowering when you discover the positive outcome.  When we talk about change, we talk about permanency.  It includes choices that permanently change your thinking, your path, and become your new habit. ...

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Perfectly Poised to Prosper

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Perfectly Poised to Prosper

By Renee Hutcherson Lucier  Renee Hutcherson Lucier My friend… How will you respond when I tell you that at this very moment ALL of the insight, resources, and ability you want to get thru, over, and around whatever obstacle or circumstance you are facing is ALREADY within you? Sages, intellectuals, and great philosophers have stated this throughout the ages.  And, what’s more, scientists today have even proven these statements to be absolutely true.  So, go ahead.  BELIEVE. WHAT will you do with this belief? In my own life, I have had the...

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The Way We Speak Matters!

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The Way We Speak Matters!

By Chārutā AhMaiua  Chārutā AhMaiua Are you ready to create and live a life you love? Language is a critical way in which we connect with others, express our internal thoughts, and manifest what it is we desire in the world. Language shapes consciousness and therefore has the power to shape society.  Most of us as coaches already know this.  Many of us practice positive, proactive language in our coaching professions as well as in our everyday lives.  We have tools to speak positively about ourselves and others, tools to guide our clients out...

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Graduates – Be a Published Author

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Graduates – Be a Published Author

Join CCC and author a chapter for the Coaching Perspectives book published once a year.     Coaching Perspectives Be a published author!  Each year the Center for Coaching Certification publishes a book in the Coaching Perspectives series.  The chapters are written by graduates of the coaching certification programs. What are the benefits? Learn to write for publication Earn credibility as a published author Develop content you can repurpose Get feedback on your writing What are the parameters? Each chapter is 3500 to 4500 words Each author...

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Book Review of: Be a Project Motivator – The Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management

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Book Review of: Be a Project Motivator – The Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management

by Ruth Pearce Ruth Pearce This book addresses how the role of the project manager is perceived, an analysis of project manager strengths and the implications plus application, building engagement, influence, appreciation, social intelligence, communication, and motivation.     The chapters of the book include: Introduction What is a Project Manager? How Engagement and Motivation Make Things Happen! What is Strengths-Based Project Management? Who are you – my reader? CHAPTER 1 Project Managers – More Than Just Plate Spinners and Ball Jugglers...

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