“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
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
What do I do when an activity I planned just isn’t working?
How do I respond to a question that I don’t know how to respond to?
My agenda is too full but everything is essential! What do I cut? […]
Read More… from Episode 151: Transformational PD Part 2: Six Transformational Tips
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