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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
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
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

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

Dr. Pat continues the dialogue of the Core Competencies with a discussion about the coaching presence.

June 21st, 2011 by Life Coach Training

Dr. Pat talks more on the details of Core Competencies for coaches.

June 13th, 2011 by Life Coach Training

Dr. Pat introduces the ILCT Core Competencies.

May 12th, 2011 by Life Coach Training
On Becoming an Effective Coach

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

December 16th, 2010 by Life Coach Training
Encouraging Clients to See the Reward Beyond the Risk

Coaching is powerful; it helps clients say what they have not said, think what they have not thought, and dream what they have not dreamed…and share it with their confidant, their coach.

This allows clients to realize that if there are things they want to be different in their lives, they

December 13th, 2010 by Life Coach Training