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Let’s Talk about Power – the Power of Conversations

I’ve been reading the latest book from Andy Crouch, Playing God: ——. Crouch is the editor at Christianity Today and an all-around great thinker. In his latest book he explores the ins and outs of a topic that seems to get neglected, coveted, or misunderstood: power. One of the lessons I most valued was Crouch’s

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How to Coach Family Members

In a previous post, I mentioned some reasons we coaches resist coaching family members. In this post, let’s look at some positive ways to do just that. So first things first, let’s be clear that I am not talking about family members who are paying coaching clients. If you can pull that off, let me

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Not-So-Simple Solutions

In a previous post I highlighted some content from Coachbook: A Guide to Organizational Coaching Strategies and Practices, namely the difference between four types of issues leaders face: puzzles, problems, dilemmas and mysteries. These four are listed in order of least complexity to greatest and the distinction between them offers an insight into one of

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The Challenges Leaders Face_ Puzzles, Problems, Dilemmas and Mysteries

If you’re a coach who works with businesses and organizations, you need to check out Coachbook: A Guide to Organizational Coaching Strategies and Practices. The book is a bit reference-like in some ways (that’s a positive and a not-so-positive), and it also has some really good content and frameworks for those of us who coach

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A Response to Gospel Coach

When I received my review copy of Gospel Coach from Zondervan, I was prepared to fall in love with the book and start recommending it to all my students and peers. After all, I am deeply committed to the gospel and find the resurgence of gospel-centered ministry encouraging, plus I am a professional coach who

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5 Reasons Why We Don’t Coach Family Members

In nearly every introductory coaching class I teach, someone asks about coaching family or quips something along the lines of, “You’d better not do this with your spouse!” It’s interesting to me that while learning a positive communication approach so many people automatically assume it’s not an approach to be used with family members. What

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