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CoachX: Jan Rybeck on Vertical Development

Jan Rybeck, an IOC Fellow and a partner with COPIA, talks about the challenges of transformation associated with vertical development, and how coaches can use four elements of vertical development to encourage client growth.

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2016 November Coaching Report

At our 2015 Annual Coaching Conference, one of the Research Sessions ended with a video of a huge flock of birds hypnotically flowing up and down and in all directions, in unimaginable synchronicity.  Not one bird was out of synch, not one stood out from the group.  This flight video was shown at the conclusion of Sean O’Connor’s prese...

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2014 Poster Award Honorable Mention: Coaching for Workers with Chronic Illness: Evaluating an Intervention

This study is a pragmatic randomized control trial designed to test the effectiveness of a 12-week, 6-session phone-based coaching intervention to help promote resources and alleviate strain in working adults with chronic illnesses....

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Extreme Teaming: Leading Cross Industry Innovation

PDF version of Amy Edmondson's October 13, 2016 webinar, Audacious Innovation: Coaching Leaders to Change the World

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Webinar: Audacious Innovation: Coaching Leaders to Change the World (Resource)

Today’s fast growth, globally diverse organizations demand “big teaming”: intense collaboration across professions and industries that often have completely different mindsets and even be antagonistic to each other....

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2016 October Coaching Report

This month we focus on Innovation. Wikipedia defines innovation simply as a "new idea, device, or method." However, innovation is often also viewed as the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, unarticulated needs, or existing market needs....

2016 Poster Award Honorable Mention: The Role of Coaching and Mentoring in Building a Meaningful Pathway From Childhood to a Chosen Profession and in the Development of Key Skills for the 21st Century

The poster presents a study to evaluate the effectiveness of coaching on the development of creativity, resilience and social skills in healthy teenage boys. The design is a mixed-methods/ pre-post measures. While still a pilot study, it illustrates significant increases in creativity and social skills were confirmed, though not in resilience....

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2016 Poster Award Honorable Mention: The Lived Experiences of Executive Coaches

This is a phenomenological study with the purpose of exploring the lived experiences of executive coaching practitioners – to understand patterns of excellent coaching practices. It is an excellent example of ‘bottom-up” inductive analysis. How do the practitioners describe the qualities of an effective executive coaching encounter....

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2016 Poster Award Honorable Mention: Strategies and Preliminary Results for a Vision-based Coaching Supplement to a Graduate Student Career Course

This poster is also based on a randomized controlled study to evaluate the impact of supplementing a career course with individual coaching (for post graduate students) based on intentional change theory and self-determination theory. The course +coaching group illustrated higher impact on several measures....

2016 First Place Poster Award Winner: An Investigation of Goal-Focused and Process- Oriented Approaches to Executive Coaching Using Random Assignment and a Switching Replications Design

This poster presents a study comparing the effectiveness of goal-focused and process-oriented coaching approaches (senior managers from the same organization). In included random assignment to four initial conditions: 2 coaching and 2 control group -in a switching replications design....

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