Category Archives: Learning

Coaching isn’t for people who need help…

If an Olympic figure skater doesn’t take to the ice without their coach, why should a senior exec (one of the “Olympic athletes” of his/her organization), someone who’s out on that figurative “ice” every day and whose performance is critical … Continue reading

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Wisdom from a genius mentor of mine…

Thomas Leonard, who died at the age of 49 in 2003, was my coach, mentor and friend.  He was also a genius and one of the early founders and definers of the coaching profession. He founded the International Coach Federation … Continue reading

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The acorn on the countertop

What might the appearance of an acorn on my kitchen counter – when there are no oak trees anywhere around – mean? Continue reading

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Making training an evidence-based profession

At the beginning of the year a while back, someone on the Learning Circuits blog asked about challenges, plans and predictions for the upcoming year in terms of the training profession. In response, Bill Brantley from Design of Knowledge posted … Continue reading

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