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
“Human communication has its own set of very unusual and counterintuitive rules.”
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
Dr. Pat continues his discussion on Core Competencies by taking a closer look at establishing trust and intimacy as a coach.
Dr. Pat continues the dialogue of the Core Competencies with a discussion about the coaching presence.
Dr. Pat talks more on the details of Core Competencies for coaches.
Dr. Pat introduces the ILCT Core Competencies.
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Becoming an effective coach comes from the interdependent combination of confidence and competence. Confidence comes with the practice of doing real coaching, while learning from every exchange. Competence comes from training, practicing and continual improvement using the “toolbox” of a
One of the distinctions between the ethics of counseling and those of coaching addresses this very question. Licensed clinicians are taught and even legally required to not have dual relationships with their clients; this means that you cannot be a "friend" with a therapy client. In small