“Marking” Your Coaching Territory – Differentiating Yourself

“Marking” Your Coaching Territory – Differentiating Yourself

08.27.2014  |  Posted by: Ken Thiessen  |  No Comments ››

If you’ve ever had a dog, you know that dogs like to “mark” their territory. We once had a purebred Japanese Chin. As cute as he was, he was obsessive about marking his territory, much to my wife’s chagrin. It got to the point where it was the dog or me. [...]

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What Gazelles Means to A Coach

What Gazelles Means to A Coach

08.22.2014  |  Posted by: Doug Wick  |  No Comments ››

I’ve seen the other route and I’m convinced this is the best way to coach.

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Strategic Planning v3.0 – Strategic Thinking vs Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning v3.0 – Strategic Thinking vs Strategic Planning

08.11.2014  |  Posted by: Ken Thiessen  |  No Comments ››

The words “strategic planning” send chills down the spine of most reasonable people.  That’s due in part to less than positive experiences in a process that was called “strategic planning.”  Given the option of watching paint dry or engaging a strategic planning process, most would choose the former.  Consultants like me share a significant degree [...]

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Top 10 Things to Know Before Becoming a Coach

Top 10 Things to Know Before Becoming a Coach

08.01.2014  |  Posted by: Kenyon Blunt  |  No Comments ››

I became a business coach a little over a year ago after a career as an entrepreneur and the CEO of a marketing services company. I joined a coaching organization which had a large network of experienced coaches and, I have to admit, I was a little intimidated. There was a lot to learn and [...]

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Why A Gazelles Coach Needs a One Page Plan – Lessons I’ve Learned Along the Way

Why A Gazelles Coach Needs a One Page Plan – Lessons I’ve Learned Along the Way

07.07.2014  |  Posted by: Ken Thiessen  |  No Comments ››

As a certified Gazelles Coach, I work with executive leadership teams of nonprofit organizations and mid-growth companies to help them develop a one page plan for their organization or company.  I’ve seen the positive impact time and time again as these leadership teams engaged in strategic thinking and execution planning.  I’ve seen them come [...]

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