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Why We Need More Meaningful Conversations

It seems like there’s a lot of focus these days on getting people to have difficult conversations. I think that putting more emphasis on consistently having meaningful conversations is more productive, because the more meaningful conversations we engage in, the fewer difficult ones we need to have. (more…) [...]

Why “in the Moment” Coaching is the Foundation of a Coaching Culture

People’s day-to-day interactions are what give culture its feel and flavor.

  • Are people caring or curt?
  • Are they honest or evasive?
  • Do they get curious when things don’t go as expected, or caught up in their own emotional reactions?
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What are Coaching Cultures and Why Don’t They Catch On?

Reason #1: People don’t practice, practice, practice In my first blog in this series, I described Cylient’s perspective on what a coaching culture is. Now, let’s look at some of the reasons that coaching cultures don’t always take hold as we want and need them to. Coaching that delivers the kind of enduring change that coaching cultures (more…) [...]

What are Coaching Cultures and Why Don’t They Catch On?

I’m back! It’s been ages since I’ve blogged. I have a good excuse, though. I’ve been working with the wonderful creative team at Braidio to turn our Coaching in the Moment® workshop into video-based eLearning (Feedback in the Moment® available by the end of 2017). That is, it’s video of me teaching both courses, with coaching scenarios that are brought to life by actors, and debriefed by me in conversation with animated characters, and so much more. It’s mobile enabled, and available globally! (more…) [...]