From the Editor


Welcome to the February 2013 issue of the IAC VOICE! This will be my last issue
as your editor, and I want to say what a pleasure it’s been. I have made
many wonderful connections with coaches around the world. You have enriched
my life, expanded my mind and improved my skills.

Thank you to Angela Spaxman for bringing me on board in December 2008 and helping
me find my place at the helm of this publication, and to Natalie Tucker Miller,
Bob Tschannen-Moran, Susan R. Meyer and Kristi Arndt for continuing to guide
me over the years.

Special appreciation goes to Elizabeth Nofziger and Diana McFarlane for all
of your work on each and every issue and blog post, so that we could keep up
with our publication schedule and quality standards.

Finally, thank you to our VOICE columnists and contributors, especially those
who were willing to keep delivering fresh and valuable content on a regular
basis. I enjoyed working with each of you and I felt privileged to be the first
to read your words.

Message–Change, Change, Change
Susan R. Meyer, MMC

This month Susan explains some upcoming changes at the IAC, including some exciting
new ventures around the globe. She says goodbye to two team members, and updates
us on the website improvements that are in progress. She also unveils the latest
recipients of lifetime memberships in the IAC. Click to read more.

IAC Coaching Masteries: A Beautiful Interdependence-Mastery #9 [Infographic]
Inside Scoop–Natalie Tucker Miller, MMC

This month’s infographic features Mastery #9—Helping the
client create and use supportive systems and structures, and explores
how it interacts with the other IAC Masteries. Click
to read more

for Coaching Mastery
Doris Helge, MMC

Once you transform your internal censor into a loving, supportive
internal coach, you’ll more confidently coach, promote your
practice and enjoy new ways of coaching clients with inner critic
issues. This article by IAC licensee Doris Helge will help you gain
freedom from your inner critic by discovering the myths about this
misunderstood part of you. Click
here to read more

Coaches Need to Remember that Not Everyone Likes Change
by Des Walsh

For a large proportion of the working population, the word “change”
can trigger anxiety. When coaches, consultants or trainers share our
insights into the possibilities and challenges of change, we need
to be very alert to pushback or even sabotage from our clients, and
have strategies to deal with those. Click
here to read more

to the VOICE are welcome anytime through the month. Click here to
read our submission

again, I would like to say that it has been such a pleasure being
part of this community. Please feel free to stay in touch with me
via Twitter
or the Content
Mastery Guide


Dessau, CPCC
Outgoing Editor, IAC® VOICE

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