How to Find Your Way as a Coach with the IAC Masteries.

This past summer I ventured into a brand new territory, one that I had never considered. It was a culmination of the work I’ve done over the years as a coach, the courage to contemplate an idea that I initially resisted, and alignment with my personal need to learn and experience new things.

Mastery 9.
Actively seeks to identify ways of expanding capability through systems and structures.

As you have come to expect, I’m sure, the Masteries are my guide. Since the material I needed to study to master this new direction required a determination and perseverance that I’d not accessed in many years, I knew I needed much encouragement.

Mastery 2.
Believe vs. Judge, Enable vs. Push, Expand vs. Stretch

I am a firm supporter of (the late) Thomas Leonard’s idea that we can find fulfillment with much less “efforting” – being pulled rather than pushed, toward the things that will bring us fulfillment and success. With this in mind, my new venture was a challenge greater than any I’d recently experienced.
Why? Because it was far more push than pull.

Mastery 8.
Trust, openness, curiosity, courage, recognition of potential

What was the inspiration for this adventure? The recognition that the work I was doing as a coach in the insurance industry would be much better served if I learned to walk their walk, talk their

Mastery 1.
The client sees transformation and growth as manageable.

Finding your way in the great expanse of the coaching world can be a daunting process, so invite the Masteries to be your personal guide to your own successful coaching directions.

Mastery 6.
Facilitate alignment of purpose, vision and mission.

Natalie Tucker Miller, MMC, is the Lead Certifier and a certifying examiner at the IAC, as well as Past-President. Natalie is founder of Publishing (, and creator of the literary genre, Picture Books for Elders™

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