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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: June, 2020
Jun 30, 2020

Being where you are is tough when your personal vision is in the midst of turmoil. Can you relate? It's easy to become disoriented, discouraged, and paralyzed. But especially now, we need to be out and engaged. Both in conversations and productive work. With people and organizations facing turmoil. However, in order to be a sharpened tool, equipped with a strong grounding in who you are, you need a clear vision.

Be here:

* Examine your personal vision (who you are, where you are, where the Lord might move you next) so you can bring your whole self to what you do.

* Establish a fresh, personal vision for the coming season so you can move from the here and now into your promised future.

* Envision having peace with where you are so you can find purpose and live out a vision that inspires others.

About Sackeena Gordon-Jones, PhD, MCC

Skeena Gordon-Jones is an executive and leadership coach, speaker, trainer, and organization development consultant residing in Raleigh, NC. She works with leaders who want to realize their professional and personal potential and achieve both success and happiness. She holds the credential of Master Certified Coach (MCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF). Sackeena especially enjoys working with women and leaders who are intentional about bringing their whole life into harmony, while achieving meaningful professional and personal goals. She specializes in transformational coaching and strategic planning. She has coached leaders in the government and the private sectors, throughout five continents.

A leader in the coaching field, Sackeena has served as two-time president of the ICF Raleigh Chapter, leading the chapter to win the Internationally recognized ‘Breaking Barriers’ award. She is the current Chair of the NC Community Coaching Outreach, leading the chapter to win the inaugural international ‘Gift of Coaching’ award. Sackeena is also a professional coach trainer and serves as the director of the Business Coaching Certificate Program at NC State University.

In addition to her coaching experience and credentials, Sackeena has over 20 years of relevant executive-level business, leadership, and board experience in private, public, and non-profit sectors. She has worked with organizations and teams to deliver leadership and talent development focused on creating a sustainable culture of engagement, through leadership agility, emotional intelligence, coaching, and communication skills. She has completed advanced studies in leadership, strategy, change management, human development and behavior, theology, neuroscience of coaching, organization development, and Philosophy.

An avid student of Theology, Sackeena completed postgraduate studies in theology through Manhattan Bible College and Tabernacle Bible Institute, before serving alongside her husband, former Pastor of Bethel Christian Life Center and Director of Redeeming the Time Youth Ministries. Sackeena believes we should live on purpose and live fully. She also hosted a radio program “The Abundant Life”, based on John 10:10 “I have come that you might have a life to the full”.

When not working, Sackeena enjoys the beach, reading, and time with her family. Her favorite quote currently is “Moments Matter”.

Jun 23, 2020

Coaching is fast becoming a staple in the local Church. Today, we address the importance of coaching within the Body of Christ and how coaching for spiritual formation helps bridge a gap in believer’s lives and the ministries of most churches.

Listen in to find out more about:

The important distinctions between coaching for spiritual formation, discipleship, and spiritual growth.

How spiritual formation work integrates so beautifully into other areas of coaching and ministry.

The keys to development in spiritual formation.

About Bryan Brown

Bryan Brown, MDiv, PCC is the President and Founder of Coaching To Lead, LLC. With 25 years of experience in developing leaders, Bryan enjoys increasing the capacity and confidence of emerging leaders as well as coaching established leaders to maximize their influence. Bryan also enjoys using his experience to work with teams on strategic planning and team development.


Bryan studied Human Resource Management at Samford University then received his M.Div. from Birmingham Theological Seminary. As a missionary, pastor, entrepreneur, husband, and father, he has learned to apply the principles of Biblical leadership and team development in multiple contexts.


Bryan currently serves as the International Leadership Director at Perimeter Church in Atlanta, working with pastors and church leaders who seek to ignite movements of Life on Life Missional Discipleship around the world. In this role, he has the privilege to regularly train and coach leaders in Australia, South Africa, and Brazil among others. Bryan also engages leaders through his private coaching practice, www.coachingtolead.com, to clarify and intentionally pursue their callings. His passion and experience are coming alongside leaders to accelerate their growth and influence, while at the same time maintaining their personal health and enjoying the opportunities before them.


He has been happily married to Jackie for 22 years. Together they have three children –Abbie, Lindsey, and Barker – and live in Johns Creek, Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta.
Download your free exercise from the Personal Compass Workbook http://www.coachingtolead.com/.

Jun 16, 2020

If you’re a coach, leader, speaker, writer, or legacy-leaver, we have an inspiring and intensely practical episode for you today. Tune in to discover a new tool that can be used in a variety of settings, as you pull forward the best of the past and use a coach approach to empower others in sharing their stories.
Learn more about:


3 ways to use the discovery tool so you can serve others in a variety of ways


3 ways to implement coaching techniques and competencies throughout the discovery process


The value of self-awareness, the over-view perspective, story, and using a tool or method to highlight a Life Story Timeline to celebrate for a long time!

About Anne


Anne Denmark is a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation. After 12 years of coaching, Anne remains passionate to partner with ministry leaders as they discover their best for God’s glory.
Anne serves on the faculty for the Professional Christian Coaching Institute as a co-assessor for oral assessments and required mentor hours.


She has also been a break out presenter and facilitator at the Speak Up Conference for over 30 years. She frequently coaches speakers in both their preparation and presentation skills.
Others describe her as gracious and wise with a dramatic and creative flair. She is a farm girl at heart from rural Ontario, Canada, a storyteller, and a sweet tooth. She is a high drive firstborn and remains loyal for life. She says if you are looking for her in heaven you will find her in the garden.


Anne and her husband Don live in Franklin, TN, and actively invest in the lives of their three grown children and the lively “grands.”
Connect with Anne at http://lifediscoverycoaching.com/.

 

Jun 9, 2020

As coaches, we know that living a life based on one’s deepest values brings clarity, confidence, fulfillment, and more. This is what we want both for ourselves and our clients.

Personal values also represent the core, the essence of who we are. These values have incredible nuances that really show the uniqueness of each individual and serve as important guideposts as we and our clients make choices to live lives of great purpose and meaning

Today we are going to talk about:

What values are and what they are not so you can live abundantly from the inside out

Why values are important so you can make effective decisions, get clarity in relationships, choose the best fit career environment, and much more!

Ways to help others identify their values and the tools you need to get started

How to live a values-based life, starting today!

Resources

Values Word Sort: http://bit.ly/2qoANnd

Values SkillScan: http://bit.ly/2yD57A6

Needs and Values by Cheryl Weir: http://bit.ly/2fZaA8J

Values In Action: http://bit.ly/245jGpJ

Align Your Life Inventory: http://professionalchristiancoachingtoday.com/inventory

 

Jun 2, 2020

Coaches work with clients to help them create positive changes—in relationships, careers, finances, self-care practices, and more. Often our clients have lots of energy when it comes to dreaming and designing the changes they want to make, but they begin to lose motivation when it comes to long term implementation. Today, we’ve got solutions to help you support your clients in making changes that last.

Discover:

· 7 key forces for long-lasting change
· Why quick rewards trump delayed rewards when it comes to change
· 6 characteristics of communities that support change
· Important principles to honor when going through change
· Key neuro hacks for faster change

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