Leadership Is a Practice, Not a Role

For over 35 years I’ve had the opportunity to be in leadership roles, and that’s not even counting the years I served as the eldest of 5 siblings. Now there’s where I really began to understand what it means to be out front. Let me share with you, its not all fun and games! However, […]

Successful Relationships Begin with Trust

In the International Coach Federation’s Core Competencies, Co-Creating the Relationship addresses the 3rd and 4th competency. This month we will explore the 3rd competency, “Establishing Trust and Intimacy with the Client.” And again, we will explore this core competency through 3 lenses: your Profession (actual coaching), your Business (business practices), and your Life! Profession In […]

Establishing Agreement

As a professional coach, I enjoy embracing different perspectives. One of our foundational coaching core competencies is Establishing the Coaching Agreement. In the coaching world, establishing the agreement happens in context of the coaching relationship as well as at the beginning of the coaching session. Here’s where I like to entertain a broader perspective. What […]