Oct 07

Staying Focused on Your Goals

By Joyce Odidison

It is not always easy to stay focused on your goals. Life brings all kinds of planned and unplanned challenges and changes our way. It is important to remember that if success was seen as possible more of us would attain our goals. It is the uninvestigated thought that keeps us a slave to our […]

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Sep 30

Goodbye September, 2009

By Joyce Odidison

Well it’s the end of September, 2009. What do you need to give thanks for have done or accomplished in September? As I look back, I find that I could use another week in the month of September if it was offered but the reality is that I don’t have that offer on the table […]

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Sep 25

Bringing Passion to Your Goals

By Joyce Odidison

Having passion for your goals is not always something easy to muster. However, it’s been proven that we all have passions in our lives so how can we then find ways to increase the passion levels for our goals? First I want to ensure we have the same understanding of passion. I have developed an […]

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Sep 24

Goal Setting Challenge Sign-Up

By Joyce Odidison

Here is how to sign-up for the 90 day goal setting challenge: Tell us your name (use pseudo name if you want) Tell us your goal Tell us when you want to achieve your goal by (date) Tell us why you want to achieve this goal Tell us how we can support you in reaching […]

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Aug 28

What’s New

By Joyce Odidison

We have lots of exciting and new things happening this fall.  We welcome Erin-Brie Warwick, LLB (LLM candidate) as our new associate.  Erin-Brie is joining our team with a background in Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Coaching and with a strong interest in wellness.   The Passion Test We have a certified Passion Test facilitator on staff […]

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Aug 28

Interpersonal Wellness Coach Training Certification

By Joyce Odidison

Great News! We have added one more step to provide you with more flexibility as you plan on taking IWC training.  Join our Fall online webinar course training which will give you the option to access coach training from the comfort of your own home or office!  Fundamentals of Coaching – (full day) September 28, 2009 Time: 8:30am – […]

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Jul 15

Module IV – Core Coaching Skills

By Joyce Odidison

In this module we examined some of the core skills in coaching such as: listening, attending, respecting, acknowledging, enthusing, goal setting, powerful questioning and moving clients forward.  We also had lots of fun practicing and developing these skills.  As we learned and experienced all our actions as coaches are directed towards our clients awareness, learning and […]

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Jul 15

Module V – Coaching Versus Managing

By Joyce Odidison

In this module we examined the differences between coaching and managing, explored some of the challenges that often makes it easier to manage as opposed to coaching.  We explored the need to help organizations make the shift from managing to coaching in their quest to develop self-correcting, and self -generating employees who are positively engaged.  […]

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Jul 15

Module III – Building Coaching Relationships

By Joyce Odidison

In module III we examined the nature of the coaching relationship as well as look at some of the benefits of this relationship.  We also discussed and practiced applying the following elements into the coaching relationship: Mutual Trust, Freedom of Speech and Mutual Respect and Understanding. Questions: 1. What aspect of building a coaching relationship was most significant for you? 2. […]

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Jun 30

Interpersonal Wellness Coach (IWC) Training

By Joyce Odidison

What makes the Interpersonal Wellness Coach (IWC) training program uniquely different and competitive?  There are many Coaching 101 basic training programs on the market today.  However, the IWC training program we offer is uniquely designed to provide more, by equipping our coaches with skills that are essential for coaching individuals in the development of life, social and interpersonal skills. […]

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Jun 09

Module II -Coaching Communication Styles

By Joyce Odidison

This course offered a broad overview of the various communication styles and have provided participants with hands on training in the use of an assessment tool that can be utilized to heighten the communication with clients.  The strength of this tool is that it provides coaching clients with a deeper sense of self and others.  […]

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Jun 09

Coach Training Dates

By Joyce Odidison

We have now posted new dates for the coaching course modules to be offered in the fall.  Mark your training calendar and reserve your spot as they are filling up quickly.  The new dates offer a range of full day and Tele siminar/Webinar course date options.  The webinars will fall in the evenings and we […]

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