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
Have you ever faced resistance while facilitating? Us too! In this final episode of our Transformational PD mini-series, Elena is joined by Bright Morning teammate, Maria Dyslin, to discuss and demonstrate how you can navigate resistance as a facilitator before, during, and after your meetings and PD sessions. […]
Read More… from Episode 152: Transformational PD: Part 3 – Responding to Resistance
It’s been two months and the teacher you’re coaching still hasn’t implemented the strategies they agreed to. What do you do?
In today’s episode, Elena demonstrates her approach to coaching this type of “resistance” and then pulls back the curtain to explain her coaching moves. […]
Read More… from Episode 149: Coaching Resistance: Part 3 – Coaching Demonstration
On today’s episode, Elena and Bright Morning teammate, Nick Cains, discuss what they do to prepare themselves to coach resistant clients, and how they tend to themselves as coaches of color who often coach across lines of racial difference. Listen in for concrete strategies and several stories that help bring them to life. […]
Read More… from Episode 148: Coaching Resistance: Part 2 – Preparing OURSELVES
Elena hasn’t experienced resistance in her coaching conversations in over a decade. In this episode, she shares her five step process to eliminate resistance in your coaching conversations (…and really, in any conversation). This is the first in a three-part Coaching Resistance mini-series you won’t want to miss. […]
Read More… from Episode 147: Part 1: How to Eliminate Resistance in 5 Steps
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. […]
Read More… from Episode 140: The Final Conversation [Transformational Coaching in Action Mini-Series]