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President’s Message: December 2020

As I near the final half of my two-year presidency, I am thinking about my journey with ACTO and the highlights of my 10+ years of membership in this outstanding organization. What prompted me to join ACTO and attend an ACTO Conference? A mentor told me about this amazing conference where I could connect with other coach trainers, including many of the leaders in the field, and learn strategies to improve my first CCEU training [...]

By |December 9th, 2020|Categories: ACTO|Comments Off on President’s Message: December 2020

President’s Message: November 2020

Coach Training and Neurodiversity When searching the terms “Coaching and Neuroscience” on Google, it is easy to find pages of coach training programs that include concepts of neuroscience to teach coaches how to work more effectively with clients. What I noticed was the lack of information on how to teach adult students who are neurodiverse, have learning difficulties or executive function challenges. As a trainer who specializes in neurodiversity, I have skills and strategies at [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Coach Training, Coach Training Research|Comments Off on President’s Message: November 2020

President’s Message: October 2020

Slow Down Your Train, Please! It's October and I am still wondering what happened to September! Have you ever felt as though you were on a speeding train and realized that it was impossible to enjoy the scenery? Or in today's virtual world, feel like your head is literally attached to your computer screen? As coaches and trainers, most of us have the good fortune to work virtually. However, to keep our businesses growing, we [...]

By |October 14th, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Coach Training, Effective Coaching|Comments Off on President’s Message: October 2020

President’s Message: September 2020

Autumn is upon us in the northern hemisphere while summer has begun in the southern hemisphere. Seasonal polar opposites geographically and connected globally by our love of coaching and the desire to provide excellence in coach training to all of our students. To accomplish this, we need to understand our students. Who are they? What do they want out of their training, their careers and personal lives? What makes them unique- race, culture, gender preference, [...]

By |September 22nd, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Coach Training, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging|Comments Off on President’s Message: September 2020

President’s Message: August 2020

The global impact of our prolonged health crisis ebbs and flows. Many of us did not expect that we would still be in the midst of it in August and do our best to turn off the news as reporters look ahead to the "prognosis" for the fall. Instead we can choose to take a deep breath and focus on our responsibility to keep our clients, students and businesses afloat. Not quite a Herculean task, but [...]

By |August 19th, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Coach Training|Comments Off on President’s Message: August 2020
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