From the Editor


Happy New Year and welcome!

In this month’s President’s Message, Bob Tschannen-Moran wraps up 2010 with appreciation for what’s been and excitement for what’s ahead. He had so many wonderful things to share that you’ll need to click through to the blog to read the entire thing! Please don’t skip this step – it’s a delightful read. Always prolific with his enthusiastic musings about coaching, Bob was also a featured author in the December 2010 issue of choice, the magazine of professional coaching.

Following up on an event Bob announced last month, Karen Lim provides more details about the CCDA International Coaching Forum in Taiwan in March 2011.

With so many coaches transitioning from other fields, Lead Certifier Natalie Tucker Miller took the opportunity in this month’s Inside Scoop to remind us that a lifetime of coaching experience does not equal coaching mastery.

We’ve also gone ahead and posted January’s Inside Scoop, because the question about the IAC’s new certification renewal process was so timely we didn’t want to hold back.

In this month’s Tools for Coaching Mastery, IAC Licensee Joseph Liberti presents Coaching for Change: 7 Steps to New Behaviors.

Alberto J. Calderón from Mexico City answered Alison’s call to explore how life is different when he’s Living the Masteries.

Marc Manieri has some bad news for you this month. Building on the title of the book Your Marketing Sucks, he’s got the message that Your Scalability Sucks, Too.

For our coaching feature article, we welcome back Jennifer Day, who challenges us to consider whether we are truly agenda free.

And in our business-building feature, Carma Spence-Pothitt has some wise advice on how to lay out the welcome mat on the Home page of your website.

For those who are passionate about research, there is an opportunity for you to serve the IAC community as well as the broader VOICE readership. Please see the volunteer posting for more details.

Our 2011 submission guidelines for the VOICE are available on the website. Submissions are welcome anytime through the month.

Please contact me with your article ideas and your feedback about this issue. Enjoy!

Warm wishes,

Linda Dessau, CPCC
Editor, IAC® VOICE

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