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Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference
09/16/16 to 09/17/16
This energizing event offered by Harvard Medical School, the Institute of Coaching, and McLean Hospital, features keynotes by thought leaders in coaching and positive psychology, leadership, health and well-being, behavioral psychology, and neuroscience.

Coaching Report

Stay up-to-date with our Free Coaching Report offering you the latest research and how to apply it to your coaching practice along with book recommendations. Published 10x a year.

Featured MasterClass

Coaching for Leadership with "Mindsight"​

Dan Siegel's research on the integration of psychiatry, neuroscience, brain, and mind, what he calls, interpersonal neurobiology, provides a powerful framework - "Mindsight" - for coaching leaders.

Resource Spotlight

Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School. This is a one-minute video of Amy Edmondson discussing her research work.

Our Resource Library


Lots of articles for seasoned and new coaches written by the IOC and our Fellows on a variety of coaching topics to give you the expertise you need as a coach.


We subscribe to 4 leading peer-reviewed journals that publish empirical research on coaching, mentoring, positive psychology and leadership. Journals are available to our members.


Members can access webinars and videos featuring Harvard Medical School faculty who presented at our signature Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference for more indepth learning.


Monthly CoachX podcasts feature our Fellows who draw on years of experience to share their expertise on a particular topic with members.

Latest Blog Posts:

The Call of the Wild: How I Became a Boss Whisperer

My mission as an executive coach is to relieve suffering in the workplace caused by abrasive leaders.   

As I read this, I realize that I may be giving the mistaken impression that I aspire to be the Mother Theresa of executive coaching, which is not the case. I don’t do what I...

Laura Crawshaw~...
November 17, 2015
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Make an impact: Together we can change the world.

Here at the IOC our mission has changed!  
Yes, we are dedicated to building the scientific foundation of coaching and translate these into best practices.  Yes we provide the best educational material and introduce you to great thought leaders. But, this is all...

Carol Kauffman
April 05, 2015
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