Category Archives: For Career Coaches

Why Your Client’s “To Do” List Isn’t Getting Done

As a coach, you’ll find that most clients come to you with a goal. They also come with the expectation that a “To Do” list of strategic actions will be the bridge between where they are now and where they … Continue reading

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We All Lose When Your Brain Goes into “Duality” Thinking Mode

Is your Brain in the mode of “Duality Thinking”? Duality thinking sounds like, “me vs you,” “us vs. them,” “one group vs. another.” We see Duality Thinking played out in teams, in business, in families, and more. When you engage … Continue reading

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What Experience Is Shaping You?

I started teaching a new coaching class recently, geared toward coaches in university/B-school settings. Co-facilitating with Ellen Bartkowiak, we did a fun icebreaker, asking this question: What was your first job (beyond perhaps babysitting) and how did it shape you? … Continue reading

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Coaching Strategies for the Employee Who is Not Ready for Promotion (But Thinks He/She Is)

If you’re coaching employees within your organization who want to get promoted yet aren’t quite ready to get promoted, what do you do? The situation may stem from an employee who is a Millennial that wants to see promotions happen … Continue reading

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