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.  […]

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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.). 
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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.).

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Episode 126: 10 Strategies to Shift a Mood

Today’s episode offers ten specific strategies you can use when you need to be “on” but are currently in a mood. If you’ve experienced this in the past, you know just how challenging it can be…and thanks to these suggestions for Elena, next time you’ll be prepared with the strategies you need. 
In this episode, Elena shares why attending to the details is one of the 7 habits that transforms professional development, provides a couple of strategies you can start using right away to better attend to the details, and offers reflection questions to help you in your learning about designing and facilitating PD. […]

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Episode 125: It’s All In the Details

Details can make or break a learning experience, yet are too often overlooked or deprioritized as “logistics”. It’s time for that to change.

In this episode, Elena shares why attending to the details is one of the 7 habits that transforms professional development, provides a couple of strategies you can start using right away to better attend to the details, and offers reflection questions to help you in your learning about designing and facilitating PD. […]

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Episode 124: When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

Adaptive facilitation is the key to staying calm and skillfully adjusting course when things don’t go according to plan. On today’s episode, Elena brings you along on her adaptive facilitation journey and provides two sets of reflection questions to support you on your own. If you lead teams, groups or meetings, this is an episode you won’t want to miss.  […]

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Episode 123: Powerful Facilitation Starts and Ends With You

If you want to lead transformative learning experiences, you must tend to your own transformation. In this episode, Elena dives into one of the 7 habits that transform professional development: knowing yourself as a facilitator. […]

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