Tag Archives: coaching

11/30 – Insight Guide’s Listening Tips

November 2018 / Leadership Coaching Tips

The other day I was texting with a friend. He spent time with someone we both knew and I asked how it had been. His response “It was interesting. On one level, I like what she says sometimes. And on the other hand, she doesn’t get out of coach mode very easily. So it can feel like you’re being advised when you didn’t ask to be.☺” *wince* I (painfully) knew what he meant having done it …

1/18 – Coaching Market Development in a Russian Business Context

Feature Articles / January-February 2016

Elena Ryuse

How does the coaching market develop in a Russian business context? What companies try to choose this tool for development of employees? This article will help in answering these questions.

Two decades ago Spiral Dynamics emerged in America as a complexly structured system of organizational and cultural transformation (this system was founded by Don Edward Beck and Christopher Cowan based on the work of Clare William Graves). Spiral Dynamics describes multiple turns of the …

8/19 – Talent Strategies Development in HR by Stages: Developmental Theory Research Through Coaching

Feature Articles / August-November 2015

Daniel Álvarez Lamas                                                                                     María Ortega Luna



This article is one of the conclusions of our research called Coaching 4 Evolutions, namely:


We will get to the deep meaning and consequences of this statement step by step.

Our mind doesn’t stop growing during our whole life. This growth is manifested in terms of:

  • Motivation: what is important for you is growing through your life. In

How to Idiot-Proof Excellence

Leadership Coaching Tips / October 2012

Amiel Handelsman

It’s now been thirty years since Peters and Waterman published In Search of Excellence. According to Art Kleiner, Editor of strategy + business, this book brought into the mainstream the notion that building a successful company requires more than simply managing the numbers. Or, as an integral practitioner might say, it elevated the value of the “We” domain of culture to its rightful place beside the “Its” domain of structures and …

Getting to the Next Level of Greatness…

Leadership Coaching Tips / October 2012

Judith E. Glaser

My clients are all leaders in corporations ranging in size from $150 million to $50 billion. I share this because I’ve learned that it doesn’t matter how small or large the company is, leaders have the same shared-challenge. How to get to their next level of greatness…

When I start a coaching engagement, I always ask leaders what they want.  What type of organization they want to create – what they are aspiring …

Leadership Coaching Tip: Sticking with it through a “Gumption Trap”

Leadership Coaching Tips / August 2012

Andy Atwood

Here is a real life tale about being an entrepreneur, a business partner, a naïve person, and the victim of embezzlement. It’s the tale of how a couple of old friends have been moving through one “Gumption Trap” after another.

In 2008, my basketball shooting buddy, Al Heystek, told me that he had significantly improved his free throw shooting by using a little gizmo that he had invented while training in the driveway. Al …

Integral Journey, 2012: Hawaii – San Francisco – Denver

Notes from the Field / August 2012

Marina Danilova

An Integral Journey is a unique way to find a source of energy and drive it into yourself, an exciting opportunity to disclose your own strengths to realize what used to seem to belong to the world of dreams only. What am I doing? What am I contributing to the world? What do I want? What am I capable of? Where am I going to? Where do I get the energy to transfer to …

Leadership Coaching Tip: Leadership Coaching From an SDi Perspective

Leadership Coaching Tips / March 2011

Leadership Coaching From an SDi Perspective

Rachel Castagne

Leader: A person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.

‘To lead’: To cause a person or animal to go with one, especially by drawing them along or by preceding them to a destination.


Clare Graves’ research and theory on levels of existence, or Spiral Dynamics integral (SDi) as it is been made more widely known through Dr Don Beck, gives us useful insights into …