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Being and Doing in Core Competencies and PCC Markers

The International Coaching Federation has Core Competencies for coaches.  The competencies are organized into interconnected categories that build on each other.  Within the definitions, descriptions, and measures of these competencies, it is clear that coaches are called upon and expected … Read more

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Summary of the Approaches

In these examples, each coaching relationship moves Mario forward differently.  Ken pushes toward marketing and sales, Elena pushes toward balancing his relationship and self-care, and Carolina supports open exploration and Mario choosing his career path and his strategy for balancing … Read more

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Questions for Coaching the Being and the Doing From the Carolina Coaching Mario Blog

Examples of Questions Carolina Asks: Describe yourself. What are your priorities? How does your use of time compare with your priorities? Describe your ideal use of time for your priorities. What do you gain from your work? What are your … Read more

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Meet Coach Carolina

Carolina worked in Organizational Development before completing her coach training and becoming a coach.  Carolina works to understand her clients and support their self-awareness.  She works with the client based on who they are, the Being, to develop strategies and … Read more

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Questions for Coaching the Being from the Elena Coaching Mario Blog

Examples of Questions Elena Asks: How do you prioritize work, family, and self-care? How do you use your time? How do your priorities align with your use of time? What is meaningful to you about your work? What is meaningful … Read more

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Meet Coach Elena

Elena has a background in psychology and has been coaching individuals on meaning and purpose for seven years.  She explores who the client is by understanding their history and then moves to explore who they want to be in the … Read more

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Questions for Ken Coaching Mario around Doing

Examples of Questions Ken Asks: What is your motivation for getting promoted? What are the implications of a promotion? How does a promotion now impact long-term opportunities? What are the ways a promotion benefits you? How committed are you to … Read more

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Meet Coach Ken

Ken has been coaching executives for over five years.  He is hired by companies to work with their high potential leaders on how to effectively advance through the ranks and to manage people.  Ken focuses on strategy and action planning … Read more

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Start With Defining Being and Doing

Being is the who and includes that which cannot be seen or touched.  Being includes openness, bias – both conscious and unconscious, cultural bias, humility, skills, desires, motivation, attitude, awareness, flexibility, knowledge, wisdom, thoughts, reflections, insights, and dreams. Doing is … Read more

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The Symbiotic Relationship of Being and Doing

Newly trained and the more seasoned masterful coaches face similar complexities when dealing with clients.  How can a coach balance their own biases and beliefs in service to their clients? Some coaches use an approach that supports a focus on … Read more

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