Leadership Development Blog

mental health
Jan 22nd 2020 • 11 min read

Mental Health in the Workplace – a Leadership Coaching Conundrum?

In textbooks, the popular press and workplace conversations, coaches are likely to meet the following proposition, said as if it is a helpful fact: ‘Coaches...

Mystique of Ontology
Jan 20th 2020 • 9 min read

Mystique of Ontology

Our learners ask us as to why we do not specify Ontology in our curriculum, or advertise it explicitly, as several others do. It is...

Enneagram
Jan 17th 2020 • 2 min read

Enneagram

Enneagram is a model of the human psyche using nine interconnected personality types. These are quite different from other Jungian personality measurements such as MBTI,...

5 NLP Techniques that Benefit the Coaching Journey
Jan 16th 2020 • 7 min read

5 NLP Techniques that Benefit the Coaching Journey

Coaching helps people to channelize their focus on the ‘here and now’. Coaches the world over use different models to facilitate this learning experience for...

Using Transactional Analysis in Coaching Methods
Jan 15th 2020 • 8 min read

Using Transactional Analysis in Coaching Methods

One of the major areas of coaching and working with clients is the ability to bring a change by empowering clients to make life-changing decisions....

What evidence is there that chakras exist?
Jan 14th 2020 • 4 min read

What evidence is there that chakras exist?

Recently I got a question from someone who read the meditation article: “What is the scientific and/or medical evidence that chakras exist in the human…

Coaching Teenagers to Prevent Their Abuse
Jan 14th 2020 • 13 min read

Coaching Teenagers to Prevent Their Abuse

Ever heard of The Boiling Frog Syndrome? When you put a frog into boiling water, it will jump out. If, however, you put a frog...

Peer Coaching Q1 Sessions Start Next Week
Jan 8th 2020 • 1 min read

Peer Coaching Q1 Sessions Start Next Week

Our free peer coaching sessions were super successful so we’re definitely going to continue this initiative into the future. Thank you to the dozens of…

Generative Listening and Generative Visioning – Go Beyond Empathy
Dec 17th 2019 • 11 min read

Generative Listening and Generative Visioning – Go Beyond Empathy

Thanks to the popularity of Theory U Labs, many coaches know about the term ‘generative listening’. They think they know what it means, yet struggle...

Design Thinking for Coaches
Dec 16th 2019 • 4 min read

Design Thinking for Coaches

At its essence, Design Thinking, as it is popularized today, is a systemic, outcome-oriented, client-centric process that builds upon most elements of appreciative empathetic coaching....

Is “coaching” even relevant?
Dec 16th 2019 • 11 min read

Is “coaching” even relevant?

The coach, if that is still the operative word, needs to be a mentor and consultant, perhaps facilitator and trainer. Ram RamanathanFounder, Coacharya This blog...

6 Lessons Coaches Can Learn From Improv
Dec 15th 2019 • 4 min read

6 Lessons Coaches Can Learn From Improv

Some years ago, I took a couple of courses at Second City, Chicago on Improv. For those who do not know, improv means improvisational theatre....

Personal Branding
Dec 4th 2019 • 9 min read

Personal Branding

What is personal branding and why do we need it? In this webinar, Pallavi Patgaonkar, a professional image consultant, gives us an overview of personal...

Coaching Supervision: Coaching the Coach
Dec 2nd 2019 • 4 min read

Coaching Supervision: Coaching the Coach

Simply put, and shorn of clichés, Coaching supervision is about coaching a coach.  Coaching Supervision is not about enhancing skills of a coach by mentoring...

An Agile Approach to Coaching – Scrum, Sprint, and Story
Nov 30th 2019 • 9 min read

An Agile Approach to Coaching – Scrum, Sprint, and Story

Agile is a process that was launched in 2001 publicly for software development. It is now used as a project management tool in several other...