As Susan and our contributors address in various ways this month, we are constantly
Along with the articles from our fantastic contributors, the IAC provides many
It is important to take a moment to acknowledge Martha Pasternack, who, as
Diana McFarlane also deserves major acknowledgment. I have begun to understand
As always, we look forward to your comments, questions, and article contributions
May is a wonderful month for growth and renewal. In this brief period between
One focus for me will be to complete my Learning Agreement. As I continue to
It’s also conference season and I’m looking forward to three amazing
We are also once again participating in WBECS.
You don’t even need to leave home to find learning opportunities. My
Learning is not, of course, limited to academics. I plan to expand my musical
Everything we learn contributes to our skill as coaches. I hope that your May
When the time is right, the cattle are moved from winter pastures to the high
Cowboy Grandpa and Grand Dame Grandma look like they were born in their saddles.
These mutigenerational cowboys and cowgirls are professional and keep it all
They are focused, confident and secure in their work and the value it brings
Their horses are professional; I can tell that too by the way they move without
The cattle go where they are told to go but by the sound of their bellowing
For me, and other drivers of motorized vehicles, the cattle drive is a lesson
When an itty-bitty calf decides to take a nap in the middle of the road her
So, we wait again. We wait for them to be on the same side of the road. Heaven
I personally love to wait because it gives me time to stare at this decades
The definition of a professional, according to my computer’s dictionary,
Here is some of what I observe as professional when I am patiently waiting
I am not suggesting that coaching is akin to a cattle drive. Well, maybe I
Take a look around your life this spring. What IAC Masteries are being reflected
The first among the masteries is Trust. More fully, “Establishing
Trust is the essential underpinning of every coaching conversation. It is a
In some cultures, provided with the right conditions, people trust relatively
The deep conversations of coaching can occur only in a high trust relationship.
During the coaching session, the coachee will listen to tone, pace and body
After the coaching session, coachees respond to continued presence and interaction.
“There is one thing … which, if removed, will destroy the most
The IAC Masteries Ebook contains a concise approach to establishing, maintaining
Consider the list of effective behaviors in the IAC Masteries Ebook for establishing
Finally, allow me a closing word about practicing trust in both private and
Live the masteries.
1. The International Association of Coaching. The IAC Coaching Masteries.
2. Covey, S.M.R. 2006. The speed of trust: The one thing that changes everything.
As a professional coach, I often view coaching as a fairly formal activity—
My daughter was struggling with a difficult decision: after a rigorous interview
“What is a mother?” I asked myself. As a professional coach, why
I put off all my work immediately, quieting the thoughts in my head and turning
In this incident, I figured out how to shift my everyday interactions into coaching
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