Coaching emotions is the key to Transformational Coaching. And our ACE tool is the key to coaching emotions. In this episode, Elena utilizes ACE in a coaching conversation. Listen in to hear how an exploration of emotions can unlock some profound realizations, and can be accomplished in 12 minutes! […]
Read More… from Episode 162: Coaching Conversation: ACE In Action
This is the second episode in our four-part mini-series on coaching for resilience and coaching emotions. In this episode, Elena shares three resilience boosters that are sustaining her right now. Listen in to gain ideas for yourself, and approaches you can take when coaching others […]
Read More… from Episode 161: Three Resilience Boosters You Haven’t Heard Before
This is the first episode in a four-part mini-series on cultivating emotional resilience and coaching emotions.
To kick things off, Elena is sharing four things that will help you coach for resilience and discuss the power of “self-care” for educators (spoiler alert: it’s not all bubble baths and trips to the spa). […]
Read More… from Episode 160: The Role of “Self-Care” for Educators
If you want to be a Transformational Coach, you must be able to coach emotions.
If you want to coach for equity, you must be able to coach emotions.
The first step to coaching emotions is to acknowledge and normalize them. In today’s episode, Elena shares five ways to do so in your coaching conversations. […]
Read More… from Episode 159: 5 Ways to Normalize Emotions in Your Coaching Conversations
At Bright Morning, we believe every conversation is an equity conversation (or at least it should be). But what does that mean? In this episode, Elena shares the three things you can do to make this a reality. […]
Read More… from Episode 158: What do we mean by “every conversation is an equity conversation?”
“Can I coach if I’m the boss?”
The short answer is yes. But only if you are clear, intentional, and capable. If you are an administrator, a supervisor, or anyone who is responsible for evaluation who also wants to take a coaching stance, this is an episode you don’t want to miss. […]
Read More… from Episode 157: Coaching When You’re the Boss
You’re in the middle of a team meeting or a work conversation and someone says something that sets you off. How do you respond?
In today’s episode, Elena provides the background information that you need to be able to understand what’s driving your response in those moments, gives you a three-step method to use to respond with intention, and shares an activity you can start using today to increase your self-awareness. If you’re looking to increase your EQ, this episode is for you! […]
Read More… from Episode 156: Responding When Emotionally Activated
If you want a team that can engage in healthy conflict, one that experiences high levels of investment and low levels of resistance, you need to focus on emotional intelligence (EQ). The first step is to grow an awareness of your own emotional landscape. Today’s episode provides you with the knowledge and tools to get started. […]
Read More… from Episode 155: How to Build Your Team’s EQ
How our conversations end matters. A lot. In this episode, Elena provides 5 tips that will allow you to close your coaching conversations in a way that elicits positive emotions, allows your coachee to tap into their sense of power, and cultivates resilience. […]
Read More… from Episode 154: How to Close Your Coaching Conversations
What do you do when a coaching client doesn’t know what to focus on during your time together?
If you want to feel confident in answering that question, this is an episode you won’t want to miss! Elena shares four tips for guiding the conversation when your client has many priorities, maybe even competing priorities that will not only help them figure out where to start, but will also build their decision-making capacity in the long term. If you’re a coach, leader, parent, or anyone who wants to take a coaching stance, this episode is for you! […]
Read More… from Episode 153: How to Determine Your Coaching Conversation Area of Focus