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Tatiana Bachkirova's picture Submitted by Tatiana Bachkirova December 14, 2016 - 1:02pm

Does it surprise you how many ideas and beliefs that were once universally held to be the case are now seen as wrong? Very well educated people used to believe, for example, that the earth was at the center of the universe and that ulcers are caused by stress. Folk-lore genuinely committed us to believe in elves and hobgoblins and that it was possible to change the weather by right thinking or behaviour.

Jan Rybeck, an IOC Fellow and a partner with COPIA, energetically explores the challenges of transformation that accompany vertical development with a new CoachX video and blog article.  What are the risks and rewards?  How can coaches use four elements of vertical development to encourage client growth?  How does the process change both coach and client? Check out Jan's blog article here and the video below!

Jan Rybeck's picture Submitted by Jan Rybeck November 22, 2016 - 12:00am

Our last child left for college recently. A bedroom that was once kid space will soon be transformed into office, guest, and closet space.  In the meantime, I can’t find anything, everything is a mess, and I am constantly sifting through what to throw out and what to bring in, questions I can’t readily answer because, well, I have never been here before.

Margaret Moore's picture Submitted by Margaret Moore November 15, 2016 - 12:54pm

"Love is not a victory march. It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah,” sang Leonard Cohen, who sadly passed away last week. Last night, actress Kate McKinnon opened Saturday Night Live singing the song as a Hillary Clinton look-alike, closing with pain that will last a long time: I'm not giving up and neither should you."

2016 November Coaching Report

At our 2015 Annual Coaching Conference, one of the Research Sessions ended with a video of a huge flock of birds hypnotically flowing up and down and in all directions, in unimaginable synchronicity.  Not one bird was out of synch, not one stood out from the group.  This flight video was shown at the conclusion of Sean O’Connor’s prese...

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Des O'Connell's picture Submitted by Des O'Connell October 31, 2016 - 9:36am

This was my fourth Institute of Coaching Conference in Boston. And it was great to be back; such high caliber speakers. I find these events energizing. They remind me how important our work is as coaches. I left stimulated, and with plenty to think about.