Category: Expert Series

Expert Series: Power, Privilege, Rank and Culture: What Difference Does Difference Make? – Part 3

In this third article in our series, we turn our attention to the presence and impact of rank and culture on coaching. Rank is a relative position, standing, or station that a group is granted in a social hierarchy.  Rank is socially assigned, not individually chosen. Like other dynamics we have discussed in this series, […]

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Expert Series: Power, Privilege, Rank and Culture: What Difference Does Difference Make? – Part 2

QUICK LINKS: – Content for Coaches and Consultants – ThoughtAction LLC – Adonai Business Solutions – choice Magazine In this second article in our series, we explore the dynamics of power and privilege and their impact on coaching. Power (or power-over) is the perceived or actual possession of control, authority, strength or influence over self and/or others.  We […]

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Expert Series: Power, Privilege, Rank and Culture: What Difference Does Difference Make? – Part 1

QUICK LINKS: – Impact Coaching Academy – Library of Professional Coaching – ThoughtAction LLC – choice Magazine Diversity.  Inclusion.  Equity.   Do the words empower you?  Do they make you feel overwhelmed?  Like jumping in and rolling up your sleeves?  Or do they seem to be saccharine-ized versions of issues that you are passionate about? What about […]

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Expert Series: Turning Doubtful Executives into Coaching Advocates Part 4

In the first three articles of this series, I shared how to engage corporate skeptics in coaching. In this fourth article, I examine how to approach mindfulness with hesitant executives. “I’m the Smartest Person in the Room. Why Do I Need Mindfulness?” Coaching executives have unique challenges, and resistance to mindfulness practices is one of […]

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Expert Series: Turning Doubtful Executives into Coaching Advocates Part 3

In the first two articles in this series, I shared how to engage corporate skeptics in coaching. In this third article, I examine the power of brain-based questions to engage executives in coaching. “I’m Successful Because I’m a Leader Who Has All the Answers” Organizations have recruited and rewarded leaders who are knowledgeable, skilled and […]

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Expert Series: Turning Doubtful Executives into Coaching Advocates Part 2

In the first article in this series, I shared how a brain-based approach to coaching can win over corporate skeptics. In this second article, I examine the resistance and ultimate connection that skeptical executives can create with their emotions through neuroscience. “I’m Not Going To Have To Get Emotional, Am I?” I love this question […]

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