I love to help people select gifts for people they love, so here’s a gift guide that the Bright Morning team put together for 2022. I hope you find some ideas on here for yourself or for others! This gift guide contains several affiliate links (on the books and products recommended through Amazon) where, if […]
“Change needed to happen for kids yesterday. There’s no time for this.” I’ve heard many iterations of this argument when talking to educators about the need to build relationships at the outset of a coaching relationship. In all of these instances, my response is the same: I hear your anger and sadness, and yes, kids […]
In this fifth, and final, episode of our special Transformational Coaching mini-series, Elena and Erica wrap-up their coaching engagement. Their conversation beautifully demonstrates the power of Transformational Coaching, and the cyclical nature of this model and our healing and growth. […]
In this fourth episode of our special Transformational Coaching mini-series, Elena begins to move her client into Phase 4 of the Transformational Coaching Model: Build New Practices. […]
Sometimes coaching conversations don’t fall neatly into a framework. Sometimes making progress simply requires making space to process.
In this third episode of our special Transformational Coaching mini-series, we’re bringing you a slightly different type of conversation. One that demonstrates what happens when you trust the process and follow the conversation where the client needs it to go. In Elena’s reflections before and after the conversation, you’ll gain insight into her planning process, as well as the decisions she makes while coaching. […]
In this second episode of our special Transformational Coaching mini-series, we continue exploring Phase 1 of the Transformational Coaching model: Surface Current Reality and Phase 2: Recognize Impact. Elena coaches the same educator from episode 136 and reveals her thoughts about the process. You’ll hear guidance on how to develop strong relationships with new clients and how to explore behaviors, beliefs and ways of being. […]
How do you approach a coaching role in a new (largely undefined) coaching program? This was the question today’s coachee brought to Elena for this coaching episode. […]