Coach in Training: Mindset

By: Kim Green

Mindset is the word that I have been meaning to use!  The week’s valuable discussion on Mindset made me understand what is happening with my client. You know the one, the client I can’t stop writing about. The truth is I have been able to wrangle three clients, so far and

February 02nd, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Values in Coaching

By: Kim Green

“Stay with her!” Lynn urged as I shared about one of my two clients.  The one who congratulated me for being such a good listener after our first session. The third session proved much harder.  My coaching presence came into being and I was compelled to challenge some of

January 27th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Coaching & Presence

By: Kim Green

I feel like I’m on the other side. I have had my first coaching experience. It wasn’t one of my classmates; it was a real live person, with whom I have “contracted” for 10 weeks of coaching. Now, all of those weeks of being in class, philosophizing and worrying about what

January 18th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Elevators Speeches

By: Kim Green

It’s the first blog of 2017 and I’m ready. And, so is Lynn, who is very excited about this next part of the course.  On Tuesday, she welcomed us back by finalizing the last thoughts on marketing that we started before the break. She promised that she would tell us about

January 10th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Marketing

By: Kim Green

It was the best of times and the worst of times…there was good news and bad news. Which do you want first?

The good news: We have been doing this amazing work of learning to be a coach since September. Now the hard work comes in.

The bad news: We have to MARKET

January 04th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Developmental Theories

By: Kim Green

Mea culpa and Happy Holidays. So sorry that I have not written in a while, but that doesn’t mean that our coaching calls have not moved full steam ahead, without me. Despite my falling off track a little, truth is, I only missed one call on November 22nd (We are allowed to

December 21st, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coaching and Personal Control

By: Elizabeth Saigal, Ph.D. CLC

The idea of personal control has been central in psychology for many decades. It is a key element of Julian B. Rotter’s Social Learning Theory of Personality as well as Martin E. P. Seligman’s Theory of Learned Helplessness. According to both these

November 17th, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Reflections

By: Kim Green

Just as my body is recovering, my heart aches. It has been said that coaching is good in times of change and transition. After last week everyone could use a coach, the winners and the losers. It is especially me that needs something, anything to pull me from my cave of

November 15th, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Forwarding the Action

By: Kim Green

I will act as if I am feeling well and as if I have been fully engaged in this week’s classes.  Picture me on last Tuesday and Thursday sprawled out on the floor, taking the class against a pile of pillows and an extra one holding the phone up so I can use speaker phone. 

November 10th, 2016 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Emotions & Awareness

By: Kim Green

I had promised honesty in this blog, if nothing else.

I entered this week extremely distracted by all of the high emotion that swirls. I don’t think I’ve ever felt the weight of such collective angst like I feel right now.

On Tuesday, the first question from the group

November 01st, 2016 by Amy Jones