Coaching has become an integral part of leadership development at all levels. This article proposes three bold ideas where coaching can impact both organizational and societal cultures as we rehumanize work in the flow of globalization, automation and augmentation.
Coaching is a rapidly growing $1.5-billion service industry embraced by companies and organizations globally. As the industry continues to grow and evolve, movement beyond the one-to-one executive coaching model typically offered at the highest levels of organizations to a more collaborative group and team model can provide an effective and scalable solution for expansion.
Coaching has become an integral part of leadership development at all levels. This article proposes three bold ideas where coaching can impact both organizational and societal cultures as we rehumanize work in the flow of globalization, automation, and augmentation.
Featured cover story in Choice: the magazine of professional coaching, (2016) Vol 14, No 2 (pp 20-23) By: Darelyn “DJ” Mitsch, MCC & Mark Greenawald, MD. “As the healthcare system takes on a more chaotic quality, many leaders and healers in the space overstretch their capacity for coping and adaptation, falling into a sense of futility, isolation, cynicism, and emotional blunting.
Read on to explore how coaching can contribute to creating clarity, continuous improvement, and efficacy in the healthcare space as well as the coaching opportunities and challenges faced.”
Darelyn “DJ” Mitsch, MCC. “Coaching is foundationally the greatest common language of leadership, love and acceptance on this planet. The dance of a corporate coaching conversation allows opportunities for coaches to mentor, guide, consult, teach, and lead. Clients choose to hire coaches for many reasons including background, gender, experiences, and energetic fit.
American surgeon, writer, and public health researcher Atul Gawande writes in The New Yorker, “Providing healthcare is like building a house. The task requires experts, expensive equipment and materials, and a huge amount of coordination.” The complexity and chaos of providing healthcare can be likened to building a very large house.
Today, we’re at a crossroads in healthcare, navigating enormous waves of change, creating tensions within us and between us all. Yet, the far edge of complexity is often where there is the greatest potential for creativity and growth. Chaos may seem like a void, but it can be a field of discovery where we ultimately deconstruct and re-create.
Discussing intuition with brilliant colleagues, I was reminded by Wise Woman and Master Coach Harriett Salinger, “There are many voices of wisdom swirling around us. The real question is how to distinguish those and how we experience working with intuition.” Sorting through this notion became the basis for what is shared in this exploration. While there are nuances, what came through was a way of describing the concepts as distinct voices of intuition: The Heart Voice, The Aha Voice, and Instant Cognition, the ‘Grok’ Voice.
Team Advantage™ was successfully used by a municipal government to reconstruct its utility services division. A professional coach from The Pyramid Resource Group teamed with an internal coach who was certified in the proprietary team coaching process to promote a culture shift to a more collaborative work team. This yielded both tangible monetary benefits and profound changes in leadership attitudes.