Marilyn Atkinson's Blog Postings
Inside each of us, we find examples of strong prejudices: young versus old, black versus white, fat versus thin, tall versus short, my team versus yours. These prejudices are largely unconscious.
Dr. Milton Erickson, the namesake of Erickson Coaching International, was an American psychiatrist working through the second half of the 20th Century. His healing abilities were world famous and he was widely regarded as a wonder-worker. As a young psychologist, I studied his approach to healing with great delight and personally discovered the power of his work as a doorway to professional love.
Leadership coaching is now the management model of choice in nearly half of all the Fortune 1000 Corporations in North America. That number is growing each year as advanced models of systemic managerial coaching take hold.
What is a World Game Coach? This Fifth World Game is a conference for thinking things through. What does it mean to think things through? What does it mean to commit to the realities you discover and then act accordingly? What does it mean to design your life to fit that?
All powerful coaches know that no matter how wonderful and transformational a coaching session is, it cannot reach its true potential until it's brought down to earth in terms of effective action steps that implement the discoveries and new awarenesses created in the session.
Imagine that standing or sitting in front of you is your great, great grandchild as a young one. As you see this picture, consider that like all babies, he or she is eager to live their life fully on this beautiful planet. Imagine that your care has done the work that has given this child a world with trees and rivers, beaches and oceans, fish and animals, birds and butterflies!
As people take on the idea of leadership and really begin to step into the shoes of a masterful leader, we begin linking leadership to legacy. What could be the widest and furthest reach that your leadership could extend? If life was a savings account for humanity, how could you give back what you have received, and with interest? How can we invest in the next generation