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Professional Christian Coaching Today

Welcome to Professional Christian Coaching Today with Chris McCluskey and Kim Avery, a weekly podcast dedicated to informing, inspiring, and equipping Christians in the art and science of professional-grade Christian coaching. Along with cutting-edge content, you'll hear great interviews with guests such as Dan Miller, Michael Hyatt, Dr. Gary Collins, Kary Oberbrunner, Dr. Marilee Adams, Dr. Richard Swenson, C.J. Hayden and more. Our goal is to raise the standard in coaching and change the world.
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Now displaying: May, 2016
May 31, 2016

Do you have trouble getting everything done? Do you find technology overwhelming? Would you like to work more in your areas of strengths and less in your areas of weakness? Maybe it’s time to hire a virtual assistant.

Benefits of listening:

  • Find out what a virtual assistant is and what they actually do, so you can take the next step in your business.
  • Discern if it’s time for you to hire a virtual assistant, so you can stop wasting time and energy in wondering.
  • Know where to find one and what to look for, so you hire the right fit.

Here are some resources to consider if you are in the market for a Virtual Assistant:

  • IVAA.org – International Virtual Assistants Association – offers training and a member directory
  • VAnetworking.com – offers training and a member directory
  • FancyHands.com – request based system to handle a multitude of tasks if you aren’t ready to contract with an individual Virtual Assistant

  

About Susan Fleming

Susan Fleming is a Virtual Assistant to both Kim Avery and Chris McCluskey, and loves what she does. She is also a coach and delights in helping other coaches sort out their technical needs so they can focus more on what they do best. Susan builds on a strong background in public education, corporate training, curriculum development, and entrepreneurship to maximize her impact for her clients.

Home is Winter Haven, Florida, where she lives near her daughter, Julia, and her two granddaughters, Audrie and Tami.

You can find out more about what a Virtual Assistant is at www.VA-Box.com and you can also download her free list of “70 Things a Virtual Assistant Can Do for You” there.

 

Show Notes

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May 24, 2016

Do you and your clients find it hard to get everything accomplished? Would you like to do more with the time you already have? Today you’ll find out how you can do that and more. This episode unpacks the groundbreaking research, equips you with practical information, and fleshes it all out with real life examples of strengths-based living and coaching.

You’ll walk away with:

  • Four ways to identify your cluster of signature strengths so that you can add value to your life and the lives of your clients.
  • Tools that will help you stop ruminating on your weaknesses so you can uncover the life-giving energy that will sustain your most important endeavors.
  • Strategies that will enable you and your clients to impact the world.

 

Show Notes

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May 17, 2016

Did you know that your thoughts and behaviors are driven by questions? If you want to understand how to manage your thinking and make better decisions, which leads to more powerful actions, tune in to learn how to build your “question thinking” strategy.

Receive valuable insight on how to:

  • Notice your questions, so you can analyze them for effectiveness. 
  • Re-craft your questions, so you can develop more meaningful life experiences and improve your relationships. 
  • Understand human nature and motivation, so your interactions with others are more fulfilling and produce life-giving energy. 
  • Efficiently move from thinking to decision-making to tasks that provide greater self-awareness, self-leadership, and team building!

 

Resources:

Choice Map

The Inquiry Institute

An Introduction to Question Thinking eLearning Course

Muskoka Woods Leadership Studio

About Marilee Adams, Ph.D.

Marilee Adams, Ph.D. is an author, organizational consultant and facilitator, executive coach, and professional speaker. She is founder and president of the Inquiry Institute, a consulting, coaching, and educational organization. Dr. Adams is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University in the Key Executive Leadership Program and is part of the faculty of the Institute for Life Coach Training, the Adler Institute, and Expedition Coaching, and is a coach with the Society of Organizational Learning.

 

Dr. Adams’ books include Change Your Questions, Change Your Life: 12 Powerful Tools for Leadership, Coaching and Life, 3rd edition (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2016) and The Art of the Question: A Guide to Short-Term Question-Centered Therapy (John Wiley & Sons, 1998) and Teaching that Changes Lives: 12 Mindset Tools for Igniting the Love of Learning (Berrett-Koehler, 2013) and won a Gold Medal IPPY Publishers Award.   Change Your Questions, Change Your Life is an Amazon #1 Bestseller in Learning in Organizations and Business and has sold about 200,000 copies in 18 languages.

 

Dr. Adams works and speaks in the private and public sector for Fortune 500 companies, major government agencies, international consulting firms and leading universities.  Her clients include Ameriprise, AREVA, Inc., Brother Int’l, DHL, Johnson & Johnson, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Lockheed Martin; the Social Security Administration, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Navy, NASA Goddard, the National Defense University (NDU), U.S. Departments of Treasury, Interior, and Education; Toronto General Hospital, Booz Allen, Organizational Development Network, Society for Human Resource Management; Georgetown McDonough School of Business, George Mason University, Harvard University and Princeton University, among many others.

 

Dr. Adams holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the Fielding Graduate University.

 

 

 

Show Notes

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May 10, 2016

Have external, internal or even spiritual distractions pulled you off course? Listen in today to glean strategies that will help you prevent and process controllable distractions, so you can bring your best self to each and every coaching conversation.

You’ll learn:

  • How to dissipate the noise of five common external distractors with preventative measures that create quiet space.
  • How to silence the rush of six common internal distractors with six steps, which will lead you to productivity.
  • How to limit spiritual distractors with four steps designed to help you posture your heart and receive peace.

Show Notes

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May 3, 2016

Unsure of how tocreateacoaching culture in your organization? Then you’ll benefitfromtheconcepts presented in this podcast. You’ll notonlyreceivetheoretical information but tools forpracticaltransformation.

In this episode, you will…

  • Learn techniques for creating perspective-changingtimelinestopositively impact a person’s future.
  • Understand how a coaching cultureencouragesself-awareness,which leads to self-leadership thatcultivatesself-mastery.
  • Gain greater clarity on how self-mastery releases peopletobewho God created them to be and how thatbenefitsanorganization.

 

About Vicki Corrington, M.Ed, PCC, CPCC,BCC

Vicki Corrington is aProfessionalCertifiedCoach, Board Certified Coach, and aCertifiedProfessionalChristian Coach. She is a Coach trainer,teachingEssentials ofCoaching, Coaching Skills DevelopmentPracticum, andCoachingSkills Mastery Practicum on faculty with theProfessionalChristianCoaching Institute (PCCI),having workedcloselywith Chris McCluskey since 2003. Vicki has aheart formissions andserves Youth With a Mission YWAM Leaders onthe Coreteam for theMaster’s in Christian Formation andDiscipleship. Vickiis a formeradvisory board member and currentmember/presenter fortheChristian Coaches Network (CCNI) and amember ofInternationalCoach Federation (ICF).

Waking up one day feeling as though “there were nothingleftofher”, life coaching, combined with praying the word,wastheprocess God used to transform Vicki’s life and torestoreherexcitement about making a difference helping others livemorefullythemselves, fully alive. She currently does thisthroughone-on-oneor group coaching, training and retreats… allbathed inprayer. Sheis a Certified Myers-Briggs Practitionerofferingtemperamentassessment coaching services to clients andpartneringwith othercoaches to offer temperament assessments totheirs. Thistool fitswell with her purpose to live in a way thather actionsline upwith who she is and what’s important to her… andto helpfacilitatethat process for others.

You can learn more about Vicki’s Life Coaching,MentorCoaching,and Retreat Coaching (as well as access herReadinessChecklist todetermine readiness for coaching) at www.coachvicki.com.  

Vicki has been married to Dr. Ben Corrington since1986andcurrently lives in Camden, Maine. Together, they have beenhappytoserve people through professional chiropracticandcoachingservices as well as bringing leadership input toseveralchurchesthroughout the years. Their son, daughter-in-law,and thetwo mostadorable grandchildren ever live in Victoria,BritishColumbia. Toofar away!

 

About Lisa Whitaker, MA

 

Lisa Whitaker was born and grew up inNewJersey,USA. In high school she committed her life to the Lordandalso beganto seriously consider missions as a life longcall.

From 1982-1986 she attended Liberty University inVirginia,USAwhere she received a B.S. degree in PhysicalEducation.

After teaching physical education for 5 years, shejoinedYouthWith A Mission (YWAM) in 1992 doing a DiscipleshipTrainingSchool(DTS) in Kona, Hawaii with outreach to Russia. During1993and 1994she was involved in the pioneering of DTSs inKrasnodar,Russia. In1995 Lisa moved to Budapest, Hungary to workwith MaureenMenardgiving leadership to the first Collaborative DTSProjectfocused onthe Balkans, Central Asia and Turkey.

Lisa has been part of YWAM’s International DTS Centre forthepast20 years. She has a passion for pioneering new DTSs,teachinginschools, doing staff training and being involved withchurchplantingand local outreach wherever she lives. She hastraveled to71 nations- and has lived in Russia, Hungary,Switzerland,Kazakhstan,Kyrgystan, Serbia and Bosnia &Herzegovina.

In 2015, Lisa completed her Master’s Degree inChristianFormationand Discipleship with the University of theNations. Sheis now partof the Master’s degree staff team serving24 newparticipants from 11nations.

Currently she is living back in New Jersey and caring forher88year old Mom while still being fully involved in teachingandstafftraining with Youth With A Mission. Lisa loveshistoryandexploring historical sites. She enjoys reading, playinggamesofall sorts and still commits to doing a cartwheel (andtakingapicture of course) in every country she goes to!

 

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