Monthly Archives: June 2010

Coaching isn’t therapy…so no, you can’t combine them.

Someone on one of my LinkedIn groups asked if it’s ok to combine coaching and therapy, since some of the competencies and tools are similar. The short answer is, no! It’s NOT ok to combine the two. Here in the … Continue reading

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Starting something? Hire a coach…

I started a coaching practice in 1993 that I ran for a dozen years and that became international in scope.¬† Whatever it is you’re starting, and particularly if it’s a business, I offer this wisdom gained the hard way! 1. … Continue reading

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Coaching isn’t about “fixing” people

Here’s my response to a question posed on one of my LinkedIn groups regarding how coaching is often perceived¬† in organizations as being a tool for those “in trouble”: The underlying problem is that coaching in many organizations is being … Continue reading

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L&D vs. HR vs. OD…

There are a couple of interesting discussions going on in the ASTD and HR groups on LinkedIn regarding whether L and D (learning and development) should really be a separate function from HR (human resources).¬† There’s another on whether OD … Continue reading

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Hello all you HR-related types…

Anybody home? Turning a light on here at XpertMCC…Xpert = expert (and you can be the judge); MCC = Master Certified Coach (of people, rather than sports :-). There will be opinions, sure, but I also want to share expertise … Continue reading

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