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Telling is a Fail – Asking is a Win

Think about parenting a teenager.  As much as parents want their children to listen to what they are told, sometimes teens just have to make their own mistakes. When they make their own mistakes, they learn and then they move … Read more

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Advanced Development for Advanced Results

Coaches often wonder how to best explain what it is they do and offer in terms of being a coach.  The International Coaching Federation, ICF, provides the definition of coaching: Coaching is partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative … Read more

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The Paradigm Shift

In coach training, many of the people in the program come with education and experience – a very impressive group each time!  The paradigm in which they have functioned throughout their career is to be the expert and be the … Read more

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals

The acronym for S.M.A.R.T. goals was coined in 1981 by a consultant named George T. Doran.  The original definition was: Specific: target a specific area for improvement. Measurable: quantify, or at least suggest, an indicator of progress. Assignable: specify who will do it. … Read more

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Who Takes Notes?

A common question in coach training is: During a coaching session, who takes the notes?  The coach?  The client?  No one?  Both?  The answers to this include all these options.  Some say no notes – this protects confidentiality and means … Read more

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Influence versus Control

Paul Kawkabany – https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-kawkabany-b7b2a811a/ One of the most significant questions in our lives that interfere with our thoughts, emotions, behaviors, relations, and tolerance capacity is how much we feel we have control.  What can I control?  What don’t I control?  … Read more

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Metaphors in Coaching

By Paul Kawkabany – https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-kawkabany-b7b2a811a/ From the Greek “metaphora” which means “transport”, the metaphor has several advantages in coaching.  The metaphor is one of the effective means to overcome blocking situations, to support or to bring about change.  It consists … Read more

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Learning Styles

By Paul Kawkabany – https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-kawkabany-b7b2a811a/ Each of us has a primary learning style from which we operate.  We also use all of the styles.  Our learning style, also described as a representational system, is also used for memory and decision … Read more

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Language of Limiting Beliefs

Limiting beliefs are beliefs that inhibit us from our full potential.  They constrain us by merely thinking them.  Limiting beliefs are about ourselves, our identity, others, or the world in general. Examples of some common limiting beliefs are simple, everyday … Read more

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Team Coaching Competencies 4 and 5

The blog series continues with the additional points of skill from ICF’s Team Coaching Competencies with competencies 4 and 5. Competency 4: Cultivates Trust and Safety + Creates and maintains a safe space for open and honest team member interaction. … Read more

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