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Revolutionizing Coach Education

Revolutionizing Coach Education

We were recently invited to join an amazing collaborative work group that is issuing the challenge to have real, risk-taking dialogue where we call each other IN rather than calling each other OUT. The Power & Culture work group is on a mission as coaches, coach trainers and educators to fulfill the mandate and use […]

The Power of Coaching Children

The Power of Coaching Children

Imagine yourself sitting on the floor of your office playing a game with your 10-year-old client, asking powerful questions when it is your “turn”, helping that child think about what s/he wants to do about a situation that has come up in school, at home or on the playground. Children can, and will, set goals […]

Sugar Water & The Teenage Brain

Sugar Water & The Teenage Brain

In training we discuss all of the factors that delay the maturation of the brain that impact students well into adulthood. Dr. Adriana Galván’s research digs deeper into why the JST Coaching Model is so effective and student coaching works!

Being Grateful for Your Flat Tire

Being Grateful for Your Flat Tire

Road Trip! Hours of endless road, snacks, singing along with the radio (perfectly on key, of course), and reconnecting with family & friends. Is there anything better? Then, we hit the inevitable stretch of road that can only be described as the middle of nowhere with sparse vegetation, winding hills, and cracks and crevices carved […]

Congratulations Jodi Sleeper-Triplett!

Congratulations Jodi Sleeper-Triplett!

We want to congratulate Jodi Sleeper-Triplett for being presented with the Founders Award for Distinguished Service to the Professional ADHD Coach Community from ACO. The Founders Award for Distinguished Service to the Professional ADHD Coach Community was instituted in 2011 to honor those who have made a unique, impactful, selfless contribution to ADHD coaches, ADHD […]

What is Coaching?

What is Coaching?

What is Coaching? The ICF defines coaching as: “Partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” Professional coaches provide an ongoing partnership designed to help clients produce fulfilling results in their personal and professional lives. A professional coach helps people improve their performance and […]

Get ICF (Re)Credentialed in 2017

Get ICF (Re)Credentialed in 2017

Is it worth your time and effort in training to become an ICF credentialed coach? With an ICF Credential, coaches demonstrate not only knowledge and skill, but also a commitment to high professional standards and a strong code of ethics. Anyone serious about building or maintaining a coaching business should pursue an ICF Credential and […]

The Homework Completion Cycle

The Homework Completion Cycle

If you ask any student how they feel about homework, the nicest thing you are likely to hear is an “Ugh!” grunt of disgust. As adults, we have shifted beyond grunting into the “necessary evil” category which is often drowned out by our own children’s sighs and disgusted grunts. Earlier this year there was a […]