All entries in Making a Difference

By: Kimberly Gleason

Does the knowledge of coaching translate to the doing of coaching in the workplace? Not necessarily. And sadly, not often. Last month I talked about research studies showing that knowledge in coaching skills and processes typically doesn’t lead to managers and other

July 23rd, 2013 by Amy Jones

By: Kimberly Gleason

Many organizations hire coaches to work with their leaders. They want their leaders to be motivated, results-oriented, productive, and successful. In fact, they want their leaders trained in how to coach their team members. However, coaching individual leaders (or

July 19th, 2013 by Amy Jones

By: Kimberly Gleason

I’m betting you’re no different than my kid.

“Why do I have to clean the living room?” she whines.

I roll my eyes, making a grand sweeping gesture toward the chaos—books littered across the floor, legos crammed in the sides of the couch, a nice splat on the carpet

January 11th, 2013 by Amy Jones

By: Pam Bradley, Ed.D

As a school principal, my job is to grow my staff members, not just teach students. After being assigned to a middle school which was placed on the “naughty list” requiring specific school improvement, I realized the first thing I had to do was develop the potential

August 14th, 2012 by Life Coach Training
How Do I Lead to Catalyze Change?

By: Patrick Williams, EdD, MCC

The universe of those who study leadership and coaching contain virtually limitless points of light published as an answer to this question. Many experts proclaim that leadership is solely an issue of inner conviction. In other words, you must find the

May 09th, 2012 by Life Coach Training
The Language of Leadership: Inspiring Change

 

Human communication has its own set of very unusual and counterintuitive rules.”
Malcolm Gladwell

John Maxwell and Bill Hybels defined leadership with a single simple sentence. “Leadership is Influence.” Any time you or I influence a friend, spouse, children, or co-workers in

May 02nd, 2012 by Life Coach Training
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