Welcome to the December 2012 issue of the IAC VOICE!
President's Message – Year-End Roundup
Susan R. Meyer, MCC (IAC)
In her President’s Message, Susan R. Meyer highlights the many accomplishments and adventures at the IAC over the past year, and honours three Board of Governors members whose terms have ended. She also paints a compelling picture of what’s ahead for 2013—the IAC’s 10th anniversary year. Scroll down or click to read more.
Research-Based Coaching Mastery
Suggestive Techniques in Coaching – Andrew Armatas
Recently, Andrew Armatas published a paper in Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, titled, “Suggestive Techniques in Coaching.” IAC members, scroll down for a link to this members-only article and discover how to use suggestions more skillfully in your coaching.
The Greatest Ever Coaching Outcome Research Project
The Greatest Ever Coaching Outcome Research is a global quantitative coaching research project, the largest of its kind, which has already collected data from more than 1,400 coaching clients, 800 corresponding coaches and 100 of their sponsors, including responses from more than 30 countries. There is still time for you to participate. Scroll down to read more.
Hong Kong College Students Become IAC’s First Student Members
IAC Chapter News – Bonnie Chan
While some view the post-90s generation as lazy, selfish or confused, three Hong Kong coaches feel it is their mission “to connect and nurture Hong Kong students with a proactive personal development approach and a global vision by involving them in an international coaching culture platform.” Click to read more about this exciting pilot project.
Welcome to the Age of Relationships Marketing
This month's business-building feature article is from marketing expert Janet Slack, who takes us through the five phases of relationship marketing. She explains each concept clearly and offers practical tips for carrying out each phase. Click to read more.
Coaching Confidence – Are You Nurturing Yours?
Sue Johnston, MCC (IAC)
Our coaching feature article this month is a new piece by Sue Johnston. She explores the theme of self-efficacy and the four factors that are key for its development, tying everything neatly back into the IAC Coaching Masteries. Click to read more.
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