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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

President’s Message: July 2020

The Relevance of Coach Education in an Everchanging World The question of relevance as it relates to coaching and coach education has become a topic of conversation recently. What will it take for coach education to be, and stay, relevant, in the virtual world, which is no longer "a galaxy far, far away"? How will coach training organizations shift their model of doing business to be relevant to prospective students who are tech-savvy, invested in [...]

By |July 23rd, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Coach Training, Diversity, Effective Coaching, Inclusion and Belonging|Comments Off on President’s Message: July 2020

President’s Message: June 2020

The 2020 ACTO Virtual Conference was a success! More than 200 coach educators and coaches joined together to share, learn and experience a shift in the direction of coach education as part of ACTO's commitment to the field of coaching training. What follows my message are a few experiences of those who attended for those who were unable to attend this year. With this Conference, we continue to realize ACTO's Stand, specifically as stated in [...]

By |June 23rd, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Diversity|Comments Off on President’s Message: June 2020

President’s Message: May 2020

I hope this finds you and your loved ones, near and far, safe and healthy at this time. The world has been turned upside down and the shift has been very difficult for many, including members of our ACTO family. Each day, as I do my best to avoid the news, I take time for a moment of gratitude – for my health, for the roof over my head, for the ability to, for the [...]

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: ACTO, Coach Training, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging|Comments Off on President’s Message: May 2020


危机 When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. The COVID19 pandemic is forcing us to pause. If we are willing, we might find new perspectives, new beginnings and a paradigm shift in how we engage with our work and world. Coach training schools are no exception. The obvious response has been to move the training online. Nothing wrong with that. However, that [...]

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: Coach Training|1 Comment
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