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WABC 10th Anniversary International Conference
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Change Is Easy
by Dr. Laurence S. Lyons
Column
Coaching Great Leaders
by Marshall Goldsmith
Column
The ROI of Business Coaching Revisited
by Bronwyn Bowery-Ireland

Column
Assessment Corner
by Roberta Hill
Success Story
Innoventor Engineering = Innovation + Invention
by Stan Herman
Get The Edge
Think Bigger About Being a Business Coach
by Michael Port
Hot Topics
Multitasking (Part 3 of 3): Managing Multitasking
by H. Les Brown, BCW Regular Contributor
Business Book Summaries
The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations
By Ori Brafman and Rod. A. Beckstrom

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Publisher: WABC Coaches Inc.
ISSN: 1913-7761
Editor: Donna Mills
Assistant Editor: Heidi Smith
Researchers: Kim Benz, Les Brown, and Sasmita Maurya
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FEATURE ARTICLE
Change Is Easy
by Dr. Laurence S. Lyons 

Major organizational change presents the business coach with an especially complex coaching context. Operating at many levels, the coach must help the client find a career fit in the newly emerging organization. But this great challenge brings great opportunity. Larry Lyons shows how a strategic, principled approach can make this difficult task easy.

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COLUMN
Coaching Great Leaders
by Marshall Goldsmith


Sometimes the greatest obstacle to our success in coaching is the person we see when we look in the mirror!

Complete Column

COLUMN
The ROI of Business Coaching Revisited
by Bronwyn Bowery-Ireland


Are we really coaching, or are we offering consulting and training services and calling it coaching? If so, how does this inclusion of non-coaching services impact the measurement of coaching results? This column examines the way we measure the value of business coaching, and how those results will affect the future of business coaching.

Complete Column

COLUMN
Assessment Corner
by Roberta Hill


Even though your clients may be jaded by the inundation of assessments on the market today, don't let that fact deter you from considering one or two 'signature' assessments for your own coaching business.

Complete Column

SUCCESS STORY
Innoventor Engineering = Innovation + Invention
by Stan Herman

Business owners are prone to blind spots when dealing with the performance of employees and executives who are also personal friends. Those blind spots can create obstacles to company goal achievement. Working with business coach Stan Herman, Innoventor CEO Kent Schien takes clear, solution-oriented action steps to generate unprecedented company growth.

Complete Article

GET THE EDGE
Think Bigger About Being a Business Coach
by Michael Port
 

Michael Port states that within the coaching industry, a standard method of presenting your talents and running your business has emerged. In this article, however, he challenges you to 'think bigger'—both about your coaching practice and about yourself as an individual.

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HOT TOPICS
Multitasking (Part 3 of 3):
Managing Multitasking
by H. Les Brown, BCW Regular Contributor

Responding to pressure to do more with less by attempting to 'multitask' is counterproductive—to the person and to the organization. These practical ways to 'work smarter, not harder' can help coaches and clients manage their workloads more effectively.

Complete Article

BUSINESS BOOK SUMMARIES
The Starfish and the Spider
The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations
By Ori Brafman and Rod. A. Beckstrom

In The Starfish and the Spider, entrepreneurs Ori Brafman and Rod Beckstrom offer that organizations fall into two categories: traditional "spiders," which have a rigid hierarchy and a top-down organization, and revolutionary "starfish," which rely on the power of peer relationships, a shared ideology, and a catalyst - not a traditional leader. What happens when no one is in charge, when there is no hierarchy?

Complete Summary

Coming In Our Next Issue!

Feature: Kate Lanz will discuss some effective strategies for coaching a client who may present some unique challenges—the 'alpha male.' Learn more about Kate in the WABC Coach Directory.

Hot Topics: Kim Benz and Sasmita Maurya, Business Coaching Worldwide researchers, present some interesting insights regarding the importance of including a spiritual component when providing business coaching in India. Learn more about Kim in the WABC Coach Directory.

 
FROM THE EDITOR


The label of 'business coaching' has been applied worldwide to a variety of practices, including training and mentoring. As business coaches, we are challenged to define, exemplify and communicate the best of our emerging profession.

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