Power of Coaching Interview with Cathy Graham

In my blog series, Power of Coaching, I interviewed Cathy Graham, a Registered Certified Coach (RCC), organizational development expert, and a Human Resources executive with over 20 years experience working with leaders and teams. She is currently the HR Director with Strickland Insurance Group and coaches high potentials and newly promoted leaders within the organization.

 

In this interview we talked about:

  • that coaching is about asking the right questions and letting people find their own path forward
  • using assessment tools to assist in the coaching process
  • the impact of coaching on coachees and their direct reports
  • numerous impacts on the organization
  • that the removal of roadblocks or ‘self-limiting beliefs’ can lead to achieving personal and professional goals
  • how the impact of a change in one aspect of your life can impact other areas

 

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A special thanks to Cathy for an informative interview.

Connect with Cathy at http://cathygrahamcoaching.wordpress.com/

Cathy Graham Bio:  Based in North Carolina, Cathy Graham is a Registered Certified Coach (RCC), organizational development expert, and an HR executive with over 20 years experience working with leaders and teams.

She’s certified in Hogan; Everything DiSC; Franklin-Covey; DDI; and Results Based Coaching.

 

Cathy earned:

  • a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credential from the Society for Human Resource Management.
  • an undergraduate degree from Cornell and
  • a Master of Arts in Human Resources and Organizational Development from University of San Francisco.

Cathy is the principal of Cathy Graham Coaching and writes a blog called  Workplace Navigator.

Power of Coaching Interview with Pratt Bennett

In my blog series, Power of Coaching, I interviewed Pratt Bennet, Coach and Owner of Make That Leap Coaching. Pratt Bennet is a brain-based coach and college professor in Boston with over 23 years of experience in the classroom. He has developed a unique set of evidence-based, interdisciplinary, classroom-tested approaches to a wide variety of learning challenges.   In this interview we talked about:

  • how coaching is all about expanding one’s consciousness
  • how goals can cause big, positive shifts in a person’s life
  • why introspection is important for developing leadership skills
  • the benefits of introspection
  • how commitment of time and energy changes habits and gets the desired results
  • the impact of making small changes can achieve big gains

 

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  A special thanks to Pratt for an informative interview. You can connect with Pratt at www.makethatleap.com   Pratt_BennettPratt’s bio: Pratt Bennet is a brain-based coach and college professor in Boston with over 23 years of experience in the classroom. Pratt has also been career coaching for over 20 years. He received his training from Results Coaching Systems, the world leader in neuroscience-based coaching. He has designed and led intensive training programs for employees and executives from hundreds of corporations/organizations, including Deloitte, Sony, Nokia, Coca-Cola and many more. Pratt’s cutting-edge programs for faculty and administrators blend research from many diverse fields including Education and Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychiatry and Psychology to shed light on why students sometimes struggle to learn and how  educators can help them not only survive, but thrive.

Power of Coaching Interview with Penny Paucha

In my blog series, Power of Coaching, I have interviewed Penny Paucha, Founder and Principal of ‘Instincts at Work’ based in Toronto, Ontario.

Penny is a certified Coach through the Neuroleadership Group, with extensive experience helping healthcare leaders and their teams remove the barriers to stellar results.

In this interview we talked about:
• how coaching is all about expanding one’s consciousness
• how goals can cause big, positive shifts in a person’s life
• why introspection is important for developing leadership skills
• the benefits of introspection
• how commitment of time and energy changes habits and gets the desired results
• the impact of making small changes can achieve big gains

Listen to the interview.

 

A special thanks to Penny for an informative interview.

Connect with Penny at www.instinctsatwork.com

DSC_2272Penny’s Bio: Penny is a certified Coach through the Neuroleadership Group, with extensive experience helping healthcare leaders and their teams remove the barriers to stellar results.

With 20 years of experience in the health care sector, Penny has held diverse positions such as operating room desk clerk, mental health counselor and program manager.

She specializes in leadership coaching and team performance for leaders in hospitals, family health teams and other health organizations and was a key contributor to the development of the Ontario College of Family Physicians’ Leadership Development Program.

Her evidence-based approach incorporates the latest findings from the field of social neuroscience as well as instinct-based assessment and proven models of leadership development.