Personality Styles in the Home and Workplace

By: Timothy Burns

While the Peoplemap is an insightful tool, one of the more difficult steps in the process is getting your clients to accept that these different traits are hard wired into their own and their co-workers' DNA. We tend to communicate in our own 'language' rather than in

June 15th, 2012 by Life Coach Training
Using the Peoplemap in your Practice

An example of how I have used The Peoplemap with an executive coaching client may prove useful to demonstrate the power of this unique assessment. June (name changed) came to me for coaching. She wanted to improve on her role as Vice President of a department with a major international

June 11th, 2012 by Life Coach Training
Uncovering your Strengths and Weaknesses

One of the things I like the most about The Peoplemap is its simplicity. Therefore, the valuable insights of the assessment are less likely to become buried under jargon and labels than when using the DISC, Meyers-Briggs or other assessments. The Peoplemap is an useful and understandable

June 07th, 2012 by Life Coach Training
Using the Peoplemap in Personal and Business Coaching

By Patrick Williams, Ed.D

As a Psychologist who has fully transitioned into Life Coaching, I work with people who choose to focus on designing a future rather than getting over past events. Clients who want to live their professional and personal life more fully value a personal coach.

June 05th, 2012 by Life Coach Training
Finding the Emerald City along the Yellowbrick Road

By: Patrick Williams, EdD, MCC

This is our last post on the Language of Leadership. We began this series talking about the limitations of using new information to motivate change. We've discussed how important language is when it comes to securing your audience’s commitment to a new

May 14th, 2012 by Life Coach Training
Three Steps for Inspiring Change

By: Patrick Williams, EdD, MCC

We're discussing change, fundamental change that affects and benefits the course of a life, or the cultural health of an organization. For professionals who address the culture of change daily, we can make a common mistake. We assume that everyone wants to

May 11th, 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 Limitations of Old School Communication

By Dr. Pat Williams, Ed.D., MCC

The traditional communication style we learned as children arose from the influence of the manufacturing boom of the 60’s and 70’s. A work environment that affected the entire culture, the majority of adults learned a communication style that revolved

May 07th, 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

May 02nd, 2012 by Life Coach Training

Dr. Pat continues his discussion on Core Competencies by taking a closer look at establishing trust and intimacy as a coach.

July 05th, 2011 by Life Coach Training