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The Three Levels of Listening

written by Erickson Coaching International on 04/09/2021

To have an understanding and to practice the Three Levels of Listening supports leaders, colleagues and team members to listen at a deeper level to ensure the speaker is truly heard. Listening at a Level Two or Level Three is having a Coach Position while listening. It is hearing beyond the words to capture the tone, mood, pace, energy and emotion. 

Contributing to Coaching Culture in Your Workplace

written by Guy Woods, ECPC, PCC on 04/05/2021

As we move deeper into 2021, the dust has begun to settle on what was once a new reality.

The Art of Building Team Trust

written by Marilyn Atkinson on 03/27/2021

In Erickson’s High Performance Team Coaching course, we emphasize the value of building team trust. What follows is called the RIDART framework, an effective team trust framework we use within team coaching.

The Art of Team Coaching Dialogue

written by Marilyn Atkinson on 03/21/2021

Building real dialogue is a true art. It requires persistent, insightful listening and ‘fire lighting’ support from the team coach.

Building Great Virtual Teams

written by Nikol Kuiken, MNLP, PCC on 03/14/2021

The world of work is changing in new and unprecedented ways. We are now working remotely, spending more time than ever in our homes, and trying our best to find a healthy new work/life balance. With all of this change, what are the skills team leaders can use to build great teams who will work together with shared vision during these challenging times? 

Why Build A Coaching Culture?

written by Paul Gossen, PCC on 03/12/2021

As we enter April, Erickson's #CoachingCulture month, it is very useful to focus on key coaching culture questions.

The Power of Asking Instead of Telling

written by Erickson Coaching International on 03/10/2021

How do you feel when you are asked and not told? The ability to ask open-ended questions (instead of closed) helps to expand the brain to explore possibilities.

Providing Feedback in a Coaching Culture

written by Erickson Coaching International on 03/10/2021

Equally important to how leaders communicate with their teams is how leaders provide and receive feedback. Sharing clear, timely and specific feedback supports the individual to develop. The ability to ask questions and pause when giving feedback gives team members/colleagues the ability to think, share and grow.


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