Do No Harm

The Ethical Implications Of Coaching Do no harm is a basic rule for anyone who takes on the role as a coach. Coaches need to insure that they are of benefit to their clients, managing conflict and insuring confidentiality. Several professional organizations have established standards for ethical practice in coaching. A few of these are […]

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The Many Faces of Leadership

A leader is a mentor, a visionary, a guide, a supporter, and a communicator. A leader sets clear expectations and assures resources to achieve them. A leader is real, authentic, committed to the growth of the organization and to the growth of those within the organization. A leader understands the value of diverse perspectives, and […]

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The Secret of Change

The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus who lived between 535 BC and 475 BC is credited with saying that life is flux. Life changes as does a river. To cling to the past is to say “no” to growth. Cultural changes, an intersection of multi-generational and diverse values in the workplace, a barrage of information to […]

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Authenticity

Core Coaching Value: Authenticity Merriam-Webster dictionary describes being authentic as being not false or an imitation, true to one’s own personality, spirit or character with no pretensions. A key component of this value is honesty. Honesty is an essential ingredient in feedback. Unless we know what is really going on we cannot respond appropriately. Being […]

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