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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Jun 09

Tell Us About Your Experience

By Joyce Odidison

Have you been coached by one of our coaches?  Have you attended one of our coaching courses, if so, tell us about your experience and what we can do to help your learning success and growth in coaching. How might we support you better?

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Jun 09

Fundamentals of Coaching – Module I

By Joyce Odidison

Please post your comments and answers to the questions that have been transfered from your workbook: How did your coach training  experiencetoday change you? How will your coaching experiences in future be different? What are some things you believe coaches should do to  further develop skills? Where do you think you would experience challenges in […]

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May 25

Encouraging Change

By Joyce Odidison

Coaching is all about encouraging change.  Whether it is to help a client change an attitude, hurtful actions, limiting beliefs or destructive relationship, it all comes down to our ability as a coach to encourage change in our clients.  Every coach who is a reflective practitioner wants to be the catalyst for positive change.  Often […]

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May 22

Forgiveness Versus Reconciliation

By Joyce Odidison

Almost all us have been hurt or betrayed by the words, thoughtlessness, actions or inactions of another person.  This stirs up anger, frustration, and disappointment in us and often a sense of betrayal and a desire for revenge.  At times our hurt is so deep we decide to expel that person off from our life.  […]

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Apr 15

Life Comes At You Fast!

By Joyce Odidison

Sometimes we need someone to be a thinking partner, to strategize with and think outside the box when life’s challenges jolt us from our routine.  Something quite minute can disrupt our entire day or cause us to doubt what we believe in if it comes at the wrong time of day.  When this occurs, we all need support or […]

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Apr 07

Immigrant Employee Workplace Transition Coaching™

By Joyce Odidison

What is Immigrant Employee Workplace Transition Coaching™ ? Immigrant transition coaching is a process that serves to raise awareness and acknowledgement, build confidence, as well as empower, motivate, enthuse and equip immigrant employees with tools, skills and knowledge to grow and make the necessary changes to successfully integrate into their new workplace. The process asks that immigrant employees evaluate their […]

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Mar 20

Knowledge is Power – Make it Diverse Knowledge

By Joyce Odidison

“Knowledge is power”, someone once said.  As a coach, I have often seen my clients’ enlightenment when they discover the knowledge, tools or skill they needed to enhance their life success.  I have had the pleasure of working with individuals from very diverse cultures, skill set, background, educational and socio-economic levels.   I find that having a diverse knowledge base has expanded my […]

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Mar 13

Diversity in March

By Joyce Odidison

The month of March is certainly a time to focus on diversity.  Even the weather is different from day to day.  This brings out the best or worst in us and highlights two important lessons we need to consider in our lives and workplaces.  The first is that nothing stays the same and yes even this cold spell we […]

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Feb 23

Archive Interpersonal Wellness News

By Joyce Odidison

Want to see last month’s or a previous newsletter?  Each month we send out Interpersonal Wellness News to our readers.  Go here to view news for 2008 and 2009. http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs005/1101926781786/archive/1102356426816.html

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Feb 23

Coaching Diversity

By Joyce Odidison

Diversity competency can be described as acquired knowledge, social attitude and interpersonal skills gained over time as a result of observations, personal interest, work requirement, or social consciousness.    Competency in this context could also point to behaviour that reflects acquired or required competence in social interactions, behaviour and attitudes towards people of different groups based […]

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