Planning Professional Development for the Whole Person

by Noelle Apostol Colin, a Bright Morning Senior Associate and guest blogger “No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” A couple of months ago, I taped a small scrap of paper with this quote, often attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, to the wall in my office. It resonated with […]

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Coaching as a Tool for Healing and Justice

by Jessie Cordova, Bright Morning Director of Client Experience and guest blogger Anyone who knows me well knows how obsessed I am with coaching. Next to individual reflection and mindfulness, I believe it to be the best technology we have to facilitate healthy growth and development. Think about it. The right set of questions, hearing what […]

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The Discomfort of Coaching While White

by Noelle Apostol Colin, a Bright Morning Senior Associate and guest blogger “You wouldn’t understand,” she said to me. “You’re not from this community.” The administrator who shared these thoughts with me was an African American woman; I am a white woman. Her comments made my stomach knot up and my heart pound. This was […]

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Becoming a Coach of Coaches

by Lauren Short, an Art of Coaching Conference presenter and guest blogger          When I first started coaching coaches, I remember thinking a lot about transferring my coaching skills from working with teachers to working with their coaches. In other words, how do I coach a coach? At first I focused on the technical skills coaches need to […]

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Coaching for Systems Change: One Conversation at a Time

by Kathy Eisenhower and Janet Baird, Art of Coaching Conference presenters and guest bloggers When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -John Muir We were thrilled to have been asked to share our experiences with systems change at the first Art of Coaching Conference in Asilomar, […]

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Creating a Coaching Framework: Getting Started

by Lauren Short, an Art of Coaching Conference presenter and guest blogger  Creating a coaching framework can be a tedious and time-consuming project especially depending on the various challenges, structures, and beliefs within your own organization. At The Art of Coaching Conference in February, I am excited to share about my own journey as I led […]

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