The word team has been stolen from sports to become the label we apply to most all work groups. And when our work team acts in un-sportsmanlike ways, we are eager to provide a quick fix – whether it’s outdoor team building exercises, an off-site meeting or an evening at a local pub. Yet we discover that team building events, no matter how well intended, doesn’t always work. Perhaps it’s not the time for team building.
Could it be that today’s popular T.V.
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Just this month I learned something about horses that I didn’t know, when a friend of mine was working in a stable. She told me that when new horses are brought to be boarded, there is a method of introducing them to the herd that eases the transition and makes it safe for all the horses. As a leadership Coach, I have facilitated many “assimilation” meetings for arriving leaders and team members. While this intervention really helps, I realized that stable managers – and horses –
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The Importance of Being An Accredited Coach
As a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) I am proud to have received my updated credentials. Since 2009 I have been a PCC (Professional Certified Coach) , and recently was granted the PCC designation for another 3 years, based on my ongoing development and work with clients.
The PCC requirements are: 125 hours of specific coaching training; 10 or more hours with a Mentor Coach; 750 plus hours of client coaching and references from master coaches.
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