Managers Can’t Be Coaches

If you’re a manager looking to coach, you need to adjust your expectations. Managers cannot be coaches. Coaching is a vehicle for learning. When we are learning things can get messy. Ideally, when working with a coach, we can completely let our guards down, we can be vulnerable and say every messy thing on our […]

Read More… from Managers Can’t Be Coaches

Episode 133: The PD You Need [Starting the School Year Strong Mini-Series]

In the second of our four episode mini-series, Starting the School Year Strong, Elena shares what you need to consider to ensure you have the PD structures in place to support your learning and to live into your vision for this year. 

Listen in, and then hop over to our Instagram this week to engage with supplemental materials to guide you through this critical step in preparing for your best school year yet.  […]

Read More… from Episode 133: The PD You Need [Starting the School Year Strong Mini-Series]

Episode 132: The Power of Vision [Starting the School Year Strong Mini-Series]

In this first of our four episode mini-series, Starting the School Year Strong, Elena walks you through the process of identifying a vision for the year that will empower and energize you. 

Listen in, and then hop over to our Instagram this week to engage with supplemental materials to guide you through this critical step in preparing for your best school year yet.  […]

Read More… from Episode 132: The Power of Vision [Starting the School Year Strong Mini-Series]

Episode 129: Coaching Emotions: Joy

Exploring our joy (fulfillment, meaning, love, satisfaction, etc.) is a necessary component to cultivating our resilience…and something that requires skill and intention due to our cultural and neurological conditioning towards negativity bias and the phenomenon of toxic positivity. 

In this third and final episode of a three-part series on transformational end-of-year conversations, Elena dives into how you can support your coaching clients (or any conversation partner) in exploring their joy.  […]

Read More… from Episode 129: Coaching Emotions: Joy

Episode 128: Coaching Emotions: Sadness

There is loss inherent in change regardless of the size or the amount of that change. If this school year was a magical one, or your most challenging yet, the end of the year means loss in some form. The question for us to consider is, how can we honor and learn from that loss? 

In this second episode of a three-part series on transformational end-of-year conversations, Elena dives into how you can support your coaching clients (or any conversation partner) in exploring their sadness (insecurity, hopelessness, loneliness, etc.). 
You’re 20 minutes away from better coaching conversations.
[…]

Read More… from Episode 128: Coaching Emotions: Sadness

Episode 127: Coaching Emotions: Anger

Anger is a part of all of our lives. It has the potential to be a catalyst for change, an insight into our needs, and a source of wisdom. Yet too often it’s thought of as a “bad” emotion and avoided at all costs.

In this first episode of a three-part series on transformational end-of-year conversations, Elena dives into how you can support your coaching clients (or any conversation partner) in processing their anger (disappointment, resentment, frustration, etc.).

You’re 20 minutes away from better coaching conversations.
[…]

Read More… from Episode 127: Coaching Emotions: Anger