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Personal Coaching: Reap the Rewards
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People from all walks of life are now hiring coaches to assist them in achieving a variety of career and personal goals. Certified, professional coaching has grown exponentially over the last decade – helping clients learn to expand their awareness and enhance their quality of life. Is coaching something you may want to explore?

In this informative conversation with Joan and Pamela, you’ll hear:

  • the ways coaching differs from therapy
  • various techniques to help you achieve your goals
  • that unconscious resistance can handicap your aspirations
  • how coaches focus on action and results
  • why it is important to work with a certified, licensed coach
Featured Guest
Pamela Weiss is the founder of An Appropriate Response. She is a Buddhist meditation teacher, executive coach and trainer of coaches. Pamela has been a pioneer in integrating the principles and practices of mindfulness meditation into coaching and leadership development programs inside organizations. She recently served as a senior course leader with New Ventures West, a coach training organization based in San Francisco.
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Recommended Resources


New Ventures West

International Coach Federation (ICF)

Professional Coaches and Mentors Association

Diamond Heart Approach


Integrating Rigor, Compassion, and Creative Design: The Promise of Integral Coaching and the Professional Coaching Course (James Flaherty and Amiel Handelsman)

What is Integral Coaching?
Video excerpt. (James Flaherty)

Coaching and the New Biology (James Flaherty)

The Three Levels of Coaching (Pam Weiss)


"Coaching Evoking Excellence in Others"
(James Flaherty)

"The Diamond Approach" (John Davis)

"Nonviolent Communication" (Marshall Rosenberg)

"Soul Without Shame: A Guide to Liberating Yourself from the Judge Within"
(Byron Brown)

"Essential Spirituality: The 7 Central Practices to Awaken Heart and Mind" (Roger Walsh)

"The Power of Focusing: A Practical Guide to Emotional Self-Healing" (Ann Cornell)

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