Whether you are a leader or a leadership coach, this episode has something for you. Join us as Pamela Mertz, PCC , transparently shares how God led her into this field and some of the key lessons she has learned.
Tune in to hear:
Why listening is the language of love
The difference between listening and hearing
A level of listening that only Christians can bring
How powerful questions come from powerful listening
About Pamela Mertz, PCC
Pamela Mertz, CPLC, PCC is the President and Founder of BluePrint Life Coaching, LLC. She brings over 35 years of experience as a business owner and strategist in the high-tech electronics industry and earned her coach certification during her transition into the coaching field. She is trained by PCCI and Dartmouth Institute Microsystems Academy as a certified Quality Improvement Coach for healthcare and is also a certified Strengths Finders Coach.
Pamela is an active member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Christian Coaching Network (CCN) and sits on the Board of Directors of Promised Land Living, a nonprofit, national ministry. She also has served in various leadership roles in other for profit and nonprofit sectors which has brought her much experience and national networking, including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She has lead women’s ministry for over 20 years in her local church and is a licensed pastor in the state of Minnesota. Her passions are studying the Word of God, sharing what God is actively doing in her life, coaching those looking for insight into the “more” and “next” that God has for them. Her many faceted experiences in life have given her depth and discernment, and most of all, deep intimacy with Father God. Her belief that coaching is the fastest way to move forward aligns perfectly with her gifting to encourage and equip others.
She is the mother of 3 grown sons and lives with her husband in Minnesota.
Connect with Pamela Mertz at www.Blueprintlife.com
Team coaching is one of the fastest-growing disciplines in our profession and an area that the ICF is now offering advanced certification in. Why? Team coaching helps teams establish an inspiring vision, align around a common purpose, create healthy relationships, reach their goals, and so much more.
Our guest today, Helen Mitchell, helps answer such important questions as:
How does team coaching differ from coaching an individual or group?
What are some of the challenges or complexities in coaching and working with a team?
What role does the team leader play in this type of coaching, and what happens when the leader seems to be a part of the problem?
Why do organizations hire coaches to work with their teams?
About Helen M. Mitchell
Helen Mitchell started her business career with AT&T becoming an Area Vice President at the age of 30 with Lucent Technologies. Known for turning around organizations, she was promoted six times in eight years. As a licensed pastor, she was the architect and visionary of the Saddleback@Work ministry at Saddleback Church.
Today, she is an ethics, leadership, and strategy professor in the Crowell School of Business at Biola University. As the Director of the Talbot Center for Faith, Work & Economics at the Talbot School of Theology, she works with churches and pastors on faith and work integration. Helen is also a certified leadership and strategy coach, consultant, speaker, author, a faculty member for Professional Christian Coaching Institute, and oversees the leader learning initiative for Convene Corporation.
Helen holds a master’s in organizational leadership from Biola University, and a master’s in biblical and Theological Studies from the Talbot School of Theology, at Biola University. She also attended the Senior Executive Program at Columbia University.
Connect with Helen at: www.helenmitchell.org
Group coaching creates a powerful and supportive environment where participants can learn from one another, gain new perspectives, and achieve their goals more quickly and effectively than they would be able to on their own. But for the group coaching to have truly lasting impact, the role of a coach is critical.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
About Jordan Mercedes:
Jordan Mercedes is the founder of Jordan Mercedes, LLC Coach Training for Mission Inspired Coaches & Leaders and the Dean of Community Life at PCCI. She knows that every leader has a vision, sometimes they need a little help & support to get there! Jordan believes the power and impact of coaching can change a company, a city or even a nation. She enjoys helping leaders and coaches use coaching skills to move their people, projects and missions forward.
She is the creator of Leaders Coach Forward training for C-Level leaders. Jordan is a program developer who often helps her clients create progressive workshops & live events for the demographic they serve. She is the author of two 30-hour curricula approved by the ICF for entry level coach training & development.
In her dedication to support women in their personal/professional growth and development she speaks for various organizations and churches. She’s known for her fun and inspiring presentations such as The Flight Plan, Love in the Workplace and Greet the Gift.
Jordan comes from a family of ministers and was herself ordained in 2014 by Servant Ministries. She is a life-long student of coaching and believes a great instructor never stops being a dedicated student. She’s an accomplished glass artist and will tell you that she has the best family, friends and clients in the world. She is the President of 31 Crowns Unusual Leadership Development.
Learn more about Joran and the “Brave Coaching Mastermind” group at: www.JordanMercedes.com
It's easy to get discouraged when we're faced with challenges or setbacks in our journey. To start to question our abilities or wonder if we're on the right path. In today’s episode, you’ll be encouraged to hear the story of how a single mom, battling a chronic illness, persevered and became a professional coach.
Tune in to learn lessons for your own journey, such as:
About Linda Hedberg
As a life and leadership coach, Linda Hedberg helps those asking “What’s next for
me?” discover and activate greater purposes in their lives. She is a coach, writer and
speaker with an unwavering belief that we are all created for greater purposes and she
wants to see those purposes activated in everyone!
In addition to working with coaching clients, Linda is a coach educator to life and
leadership coaches, on faculty with Professional Christian Coaching Institute. She serves
as a mentor coach to new coaches pursuing their professional (ICF) credentials and
has helped hundreds of aspiring Christian coaches consider their training options since
2009, through her book The Complete Guide to Christian Coach Training.
Linda's most treasured role is mom to her young adult son. They both agree that one of
the best ways to rest and recharge is an annual trip to Grand Marais, Minnesota, on the
North Shore of Lake Superior.
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As coaches, we are often focused on helping others, but it is important to remember that we also need to take care of ourselves. In this episode, we will explore the concept of soul care and discuss how it can help Christian coaches avoid burnout and maintain a healthy balance in their personal and professional lives.
Tune in to learn:
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