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Coaching Abrasive Leaders
Executive coach Dr. Laura Crawshaw—known as the "Boss Whisperer" for her work in this field—shares her discoveries on how to tame the deep fears that drive abrasive managers to attack their coworkers.
Suzi Skinner has coached and facilitated at executive and board level in a range of leading organisations for over a decade. She recently presented the IOC webinar A Leader Identity Approach to Leadership on May 24.
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Ruth Ann Harnisch's thought leadership was essential to the creation of the Institute of Coaching as she first recognized the need for coaching to have a strong research base and voice. To make this happen she made a $2 million investment to establish the IOC at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate.
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Thinking errors are a common occurrence but for many, they may be an unknown concept. Simply stated, thinking errors occur when we have some error in our thinking. Typically, thinking errors are used as a way to delude or convince ourselves of something that is the way we want it to be. We tell...
The Institute of Coaching's Founder, Carol Kauffman, and IESE Coaching Unit Professor, Alberto Ribera, gathered top coaches, CEOs, and HR VPs such as Didac Lee and Executive HR VP of Caixa Bank, Xavier Coll. Over the course of a few days this past October, they discussed and shared ideas at the...
As the head of a large executive coaching firm, I travel globally meeting with organizations and coaches, as well as speaking at and attending various coaching conferences. I’m often asked some of the same questions: “Why are organizations hiring coaches?” “Is coaching just a fad?” “...