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When its life comes to an end, the phoenix collapses in a fiery pyre, depleted and drained, burning to ash before rising up once more to be reborn. The analogy reminds me of trauma survivors that have endured such extraordinary situations and circumstances, and when the last embers seem to be fading from red to black, a great resilience reignites them and their wings spread. This ability to help transform our clients is the essence of being a coach, and one that works through a trauma lens.
Over the last year, there has been plenty of uncomfortable change in workplaces. Many industries have had to transition their teams quickly from working in offices to working remotely, change their ways of operating, and had to lay off significant numbers of staff.
As of February 1st, 2021, Erickson’s has incorporated the updated Core Competencies into all three of The Art & Science of Coaching program paths, namely the Erickson Solution-Focused Coach Diploma, Certification and the Qualification paths. This means any new series of Modules that began on or after that date are now explicitly training the updated model.
Whether your goals are large and life changing or simple changes to your daily life, there are a few key steps to help you make your goals a reality and achieve positive growth, even in uncertain times!
"Coaches and the people they coach know that for the future to be different, we need to change the present....More often, changes involve shifts in attitudes, thinking, perceptions, and behavior." – Gary Collins
"Everything in coaching hinges on listening because what we are listening for affects where we are speaking from and unfolds how we are being with and for each other." – Marilyn Atkinson
To get what you want in life, you must know where you are and where you want to go. Picture an ant backing away from an elephant’s front foot. If the ant doesn’t know where it is going, it may go right into the elephant’s back foot or fall off the path.
We often hear coaches wondering about one of the strongest trends in the field of professional coaching: coaching supervision. But what is coaching supervision…?