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    Friday, May 6, 2022
     

    Hi The coach zone,

    Welcome to this weeks Get COACHd on Friday.

    Welcome to another moment of inspiration. I love the time that stops the week and gives me permission to think and write. This week, I am thinking about inspiration. Where do we draw our inspiration from? When we are hit with tough times, what / who / how does inspiration materialise.

    For those that have followed COACHd for some time, you will be aware that I like to listen to and be inspired by music. Different genres promoting a different thinking style, and different tempos promoting different levels of thought processing. A song that inspires me in times when I have a ‘wobble’ has the following lyrics…

     

    I’m not afraid

    To take a stand

    Everybody

    Come take my hand

    We’ll walk this road together, through the storm

    Whatever weather, cold or warm

    Just letting you know that, you’re not alone

    It gives me solace that someone is and has walked the same road and has come through. In a business, there are times when we wobble. There are times that we look hard at our inner self and say, can I? Yes, I can.

    Some homework then – if you were to think about song lyrics that spoke to you – what would they be and from where? Of course, the extension to this is that this can then be a homework for a coaching client. When you have your ‘song’ perhaps you could add it to my ‘collaborative playlist on Spotify.

    You may also be aware that I have a fascination with marketing. As part of my work with Acema Marketing Limited, I have been coaching several business owners on the impact they want to have in the digital space. We have been using a simple, 18 question quiz to benchmark the impact people are having with their current marketing strategy. If you’re interested in benchmarking your own impact, take the free quiz by following this link.

    Now to todays’ collection of news and writings from all world coaching!

    The Coach Zone
    A few suggestions to help boost focus and clarity
    Lack of focus and clarity can present in different ways – but the cures are simple. Check out accessible suggestions as a start.
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    The Use of EI/EQ in a Personal Positive Relationship With Coaching Practice
    A Research Paper By Ahmad Almarzooqi, Life Coach, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES The Use of EI/EQ Emotional Intelligence (EI) or sometimes called Emotional Quotient (EQ) is a concept developed in the mid-1990s, by Daniel Goleman. Later, went into many stages of development and research with different schools of thought. The best definition I found for EI is
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    True-Self vs. False-Self
    A Coaching Power Tool By Marc Blais, Leadership Coach, CANADA Learning to Find Your True-Self vs. False-Self I promise you that the discovery of your True Self will feel like a thousand pounds of weight have fallen from your back. You will no longer have to build, protect, or promote any idealized self-image. Living in
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    FINISHING TOUCHES
    How can we end well in coaching engagements? Four coaches with different backgrounds give their perspectives on this underdeveloped area. By Sue Gammons, Gregor Findlay, Jamela Khan and Lilian Abrams During a webinar on ‘Ending Well’, organised by APECS (The Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision) in November 2021, there was…
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    BOOK REVIEW
    Breakthrough Conversations For Coaches, Consultants And Leaders By Graham Lee Publisher: Routledge ISBN: 978 0367 51588 1 The last few years have demanded a lot from us, and the future seems equally unpredictable. Our batteries are low, and conversations can quickly become fractious. Graham Lee, a leadership coach, psychotherapist and mindfulness…
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    Harvard Business Review
    How Companies Can Prepare for a Long Run of High Inflation
    Seven strategies for leaders.
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    International Coaching Federation
    Coaching for a World Where Everyone Leads
    It’s the toughest challenges that bring people to coaching. A company’s culture is dysfunctional, so your new client is contemplating a job change. A nonprofit is floundering, and the exhausted CEO turns to you for help. A small business barely stays profitable as the owner confesses his feelings of incompetence. A school district struggles to …read…
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    That is it for another week. I hope that you enjoy these weekly reads.

    See you next week.

     
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