All Posts by Joyce Odidison

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Jan 30

Do You Show Professional Courage

By Joyce Odidison

Do you feel desire to do something in your profession but is held back by fear? If so, you need to pull on your professional courage. After 20 years of pushing the envelope and doing things outside the box in my career and profession, I feel qualified to speak about professional courage. I work with […]

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Apr 05

Resolving Rocky Relationships

By Joyce Odidison

relationships

Rocky relationships consist of interpersonally unwell dynamics. They are usually combative, disrespectful, degrading, spiteful, harassing, abusive, critical, or insulting. Interactions in these relationships often…. Interactions in these relationships often leave parties emotionally bruised, battered, angry, unhappy, sad, depressed, hurt, discouraged, or overwhelmed. No one likes to see those they love hurt, yet many people tell […]

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Mar 31

Using Coaching to Improve Interpersonal Skills

By Joyce Odidison

skills coaching

Our class last Tuesday was about coaching interpersonal skills explores how to coach and develop the most difficult skills to develop.   Whether you are looking for tips to coach your employees, children, students, or clients, tonight’s class will give you pause to weigh and consider how the art of science of using coaching to […]

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Feb 05

Creating Structures for Successful Goal Attainment

By Joyce Odidison

Goal Attainment

Do you have goals you set for yourself that you desperately want to achieve? Structures are an essential part of goal attainment and maintaining your success. Many people set goals but…   Many people set goals but fail to design the right structures to help them take consistent actions towards goal attainment and maintaining their goals […]

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Jan 25

Do You Have Too Much Good Stress?

By Joyce Odidison

good stress

I will be teaching stress management workshops this week, focusing on helping identify the good stressors in their life. Yes, there are good stressors…..     These are the ones that get us moving, they motivate our ambitions and actions. While too much stress or chronic stress can wear us down and bring on illnesses, […]

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Jan 04

Goodbye 2015

By Joyce Odidison

Goodbye 2015

I am amazed that it’s time to say goodbye to 2015. This has been a significant life changing year for me in my personal and professional life. Over the years….   I have developed a ritual at the end of each year to reflect on how I’ve grown and map out a plan for future growth […]

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Nov 19

Coaching Compassion and Understanding

By Joyce Odidison

Coaching Compassion

Much has been written on the topics of compassion and understanding, so our goal in this course will be on coaching compassion and how we as coaches can use compassion to further our clients’ goals. Compassion is a…. Compassion is a verb that requires us to do or show something, it has powerful motivational forces that can […]

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Nov 17

Empathetic Listening in Coaching

By Joyce Odidison

empathetic

There is something about empathy that improves mental wellness and increases our resilience. Have you ever been……   Have you ever been upset, hurt or distraught and someone came along and shared your burden? You no longer felt alone or like the walls were closing in around you, you felt hopeful again and able to […]

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Nov 05

Having Problems with Interpersonal Communication Skills?

By Joyce Odidison

Communication Skills

Most of us have challenges with interpersonal communication. Even those of us who are great communicators falter when we need to…. face conflict situations or difficulties in our work or life situations. This week I will be teaching a course on interpersonal communication skills. If you are looking for a way to increase harmony, respect, […]

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Nov 03

What are Some Things You do to Remain Staying Well?

By Joyce Odidison

staying well

  In today’s fast paced hectic world, we each need methods and processes to stay well……. If you don’t already have a system in place for staying well then it’s not too late to create one. It has been proven that stress is the cause of many diseases and untimely deaths in society. The prevalence of […]

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Oct 20

Fundamentals of Coaching

By Joyce Odidison

fundamentals

 Why is the Fundamentals of Coaching Course                                      Such a Vital part to Coach Training?  I’ve been asked many times, why we have a prerequisite course and why do we recommend that learners take the fundamentals of coaching course […]

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