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2017 January Coaching Report

The Coaching Two-Step: From Subject to Object to Transformation...

2016 December Coaching Report

As we move to the end of what has been a tumultuous year in so many parts of the world, and transition to 2017, we have an opportunity to take stock. Indeed, one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves and, by extension, our clients is to turn inwards and ask important questions about our role and our effectiveness. These might include:...

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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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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 September Coaching Report

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ― Albert Camus...

Webinar: Improving Well-Being in the Workplace:​ ​Current Research​ on t​he Role of Health Coaching

The webinar is based on two studies recently completed by Institute of Coaching Harnisch scholars -  Alyssa McGonagle and Gary Sforzo/ Miranda Kaye. It will address how health coaching can be beneficial for improving well-being and healthy behaviors....

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Dissertation on Coaching Abrasive Leaders

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Coaching Models for Leadership and Optimal Performance

There are many different models employed by coaches worldwide to reap positive results with clients.  However, with most coaching engagements there are at least five distinct stages that are followed, including:


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Challenges Associated with Internal Coaching

There are a number of situations, however, in which internal coaching might be preferred, including:

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Mini-MasterClass: Coaching Abrasive Leaders

Abrasive leaders rub their coworkers the wrong way. Their words and actions create interpersonal friction that grates on subordinates, peers, and superiors, grinding away at trust and motivation, inflicting deep wounds, and disrupting the smooth flow of work....

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