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Solution-Focused Coaching

What is the Difference Between Coaching and Managing?

Tight deadlines, endless meetings and hundreds of emails – the life of a manager is hectic enough without adding coaching to the mix. But taking that extra effort will benefit the bottom line.

Due to time constraints, many manager-employee conversations tend to focus on current issues or problems in the workplace. The result can be employees who become resentful, produce unstable results, or aren’t invested in their job.

Erickson at the ICF Conference in London, UK

Each year in May, International Coach Federation (ICF) celebrates the annual International Coaching Week. It's a week-long celebration of global events, activities, and pro-bono services that aim to educate the public about the value of professional coaching and offer more insight into results and progress made through the coaching process. The ICF believes that local events can contribute to a massive global impact, a belief Erickson shares with our mission "Changing the world, one conversation at a time". 

Applying The Enneagram As A Coaching Tool

As coaches, we listen powerfully to the way our clients speak about themselves and their lives; their unique way of reacting to life. Just as in Module IV, where students learn to identify their client's metaprograms, the Enneagram is a powerful tool that gives you the opportunity to become an even more dynamic coach by learning how your clients organize their internal dialogue. In what ways is it keeping them trapped in habits that hinder them from allowing real joy and happiness?

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