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 Paul K. McGinniss

In today’s blog series, ‘Power of Coaching’ I am interviewing Paul K. McGinniss, Professional Certified Coach, New York, NY.

Paul uses neuroscience-based models, relevant coaching structures, and appropriate strategic planning tools and assessments to help his clients identify, clarify, and move towards their mission-critical goals.

In this interview we talked about:
• the difference between brain based coaching and other types of coaching
• the benefits of building a coaching culture
• the reasons why telling people what to do to is no longer working
• how to effectively grow leadership
• how to generate insights to impact performance
• Return on investment on coaching

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A special thanks to Paul for an informative interview.

Connect with Paul at PaulMcGinniss@NeuroLeadership.com or +1 (516) 216-4233.

 

 

PKM head shot speaking smallPaul’s bio:

Paul is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Professional Certified Coach, a Results Professional Certified Coach (RPCC); a NeuroLeadership Group Master Trainer, Mentor Coach, and Coach Assessor. He also holds a Masters degree in Human Resources Management & Labor Relations.

He currently works as an executive and workplace coach, trainer, and consultant and has an extensive management and people development background.

As a human performance consultant, the focus of Paul’s work is on helping leaders create new thinking, reengage their employees, jumpstart performance, and maximize their results.

Paul uses neuroscience-based models, relevant coaching structures, and appropriate strategic planning tools and assessments to help his clients identify, clarify, and move towards their mission-critical goals.

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.

Power of Coaching Interview with Jennifer Britton

In my blog series, Power of Coaching, I have interviewed Jennifer Britton from Toronto, Ontario. Through her company, Potentials Realized, Jennifer works with professionals and organizations to realize their full leadership and business potential, through the provision of consulting, coaching and training services.

As the author of Effective Group Coaching, Jennifer is considered a leader in the area of group coaching and team development. The founder of Potentials Realized, she weaves together her rich experience as a former manager with the UN, coach, trainer and performance improvement specialist.

In this interview we talked about:

  • the difference between coaching, consulting and training
  • how coaching is a different type of conversation
  • how coaching is an opportunity to pause and reflect
  • the coachee as the driver of the process
  • how coaching can support culture change and organizational change
  • how a coaching conversation can attain better results
  • the impact of coaching on individuals, teams and organizations
  • how coaching can help individuals and teams get more focus and results
  • return on investment as a result of the coaching process

 

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A special thanks to Jennifer for an informative interview. You can connect with Jennifer at http://www.potentialsrealized.com

Jennifer’s Bio 

As the author of Effective Group Coaching (Wiley, 2010), Jennifer is considered a leader in the area of group coaching. The founder of Potentials Realized, she weaves together her rich experience as a former manager with the UN, coach, trainer and performance improvement specialist.

Since 2004, Jennifer has been coaching individuals, teams and groups from a range of industries spanning financial services, safety, pharmaceutical, education, health care and the international sector, focusing on leadership, performance, and teamwork issues.

Jennifer is a PCC with the ICF, and will be releasing her second book this summer entitled- From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching.

Since 2005, her Group Coaching Essentials teleseminar, an ICF CCE program, has been taken by hundreds of coaches around the world, supporting them to design and deliver their own group coaching work.