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Coaching for Effective Succession – by Anita Stadler, PhD

Succession planning is a topic that is difficult for many leaders but which can be made easier with the assistance of an executive coach.  I have managed the succession planning process within a large corporation…
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Building Leadership Capacity through Coaching by Tony Stoltzfus

Giving responsibility to others instead of taking responsibility for them is a key to developing leaders. Here’s why. Our capacity for leadership is directly tied to our capacity for responsibility. The more responsibility we can…
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A Marketing Plan for Your Coaching Business by Tony Stoltzfus

Do you need help marketing your coaching business? If your response is yes answer these five questions to begin to design the core of your practice, identify your niche and create a marketing program…
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Coaching for Strategic Innovation – by Anita Stadler, PhD

Your executive coaching client must make choices about where to focus his or her time and energy at any given moment.  Innovation can become a low priority if it is not operationalized into strategic goals. …
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From Employee to Entrepreneur: Four Key Mistakes to Avoid by Michael J. Pfau

Many people who enter coaching come from a background of being employed either in a corporate environment or small business. Often the mindset of an employee is very different than the owners when it comes…
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Marketplace Ministry – Business Leaders as Ministers – by Anita Stadler, PhD

Do your Christian business clients consider themselves to be in ministry? Why or why not?
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Listening Write by Cheryl Scanlan

Early in my coaching profession I took 2-3 pages of notes per client. I captured a lot of the call, but had this sense that I was missing something important – that which could only be gathered in the moment of the dance. I soon dropped to maybe ¼ page of notes. That also seemed insufficient as my relationship with the client deepened. This pendulum swing began a journey of fine-tuning my note taking skills for the sake of optimizing client relationships.
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Listening to Christian Leaders – by Anita Stadler, PhD

Leaders often appreciate having time set aside for coaching because it is the only place they can safely think out loud. Our role as a coach includes listening at multiple levels.
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Google Your Niche Market by Marcie Thomas

Want to know where your niche or target market is located at online? You can find gobs of folks on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yahoo groups. Become a member of each, complete your profile and…
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How to Build Credibility as an Internal Coach – by Anita Stadler, PhD

Many coaches pursue coach training so they can serve as a coach within their current organization, but after completing their training they are not sure how to introduce their new capabilities to the organization. I believe there are some key success factors that make the process easier.
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Why Do You Want to Be A Leader? by Anita Stadler, PhD

“Why do you want to be a leader?” I have asked this question to a group of 30 managers seated around tables at a leadership development seminar.
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Using Assessments at Work by Tracy O’Neill

Many companies today use assessments to gain knowledge of what soft and hard skills employees possess. These same tools work well with coaching and can be used to develop goals for personal growth.
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Making Contracts Biblical by Tony Stoltzfus

Over the years I’ve personally been deeply grieved to watch a number of important relationships in the Christian coaching world implode over contract issues. Those experiences started me thinking: what does scripture have to say about a Christian coach’s relationship to contracts and the legal system? We all use coaching agreements, and we have contracts with the schools that train us with those who do work for us. Is the way we craft these agreements biblical, or are we just copying common business practices without really thinking about how the fit with a Kingdom perspective?

So let’s dive in and explore what a biblical approach to coaching contracts might look like…
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How Executives Choose Their Coaches by Anita Stadler, PhD

What do executives look for in a coach? What influences the selection process?
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Finishing Well, What’s Next? – by Tim Olson

When it comes to coaching missionaries, a certain picture of a missionary comes into focus for me. Who comes to your mind?

There is one group in particular that we often miss – the…
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