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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, 2023
May 30, 2023

In today's episode, we're delving into the world of coaching tools and the value they bring to the coaching process. As coaches, we bring the essential core competencies of questioning, curiosity, and reflection to each coaching session. However, we also have the opportunity to harness the power of various tools that can greatly support our clients in exploring their thoughts, achieving clarity, and taking actionable steps.

 

Teresa McCloy, ACC, is our guest today as we explore the topic of coaching tools. Together, we'll cover the following key points:

  • The value of incorporating additional tools into your coaching practice.

  • Effective methods for creating and developing coaching tools.

  • Discovering helpful resources to aid in the creation of coaching tools.

  • And much more!

 

Get ready to expand your coaching toolkit and unlock new possibilities in your practice. 



About Teresa McCloy, ACC

Teresa McCloy is an ACC Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation and the creator and founder of the REALIFE Process®, which helps others grow personally and professional to DO WHAT MATTERS and Live Life from Rest Not Rush. She is the author of a new book that released in the fall by that title Do What matters live from Rest not Rush. 

 

Her business not only offers coaching services but certifies other to use her content, assessments and process in the work they are doing as coaches, speakers, and organizational leaders. Teresa lives on their family grain farm, enjoying a great cup of coffee with a friend, and traveling as much as possible. 

 

Connect with Teresa and enjoy your free resources at: www.therealifeprocess.com/bookresources 

 

May 23, 2023

The integration of creative arts into coaching offers a powerful and dynamic approach to personal and professional growth. By leveraging non-verbal expression, stimulating imagination, exploring metaphors and symbolism, embracing the whole self, and fostering playfulness, coaches can unlock new avenues for a client’s self-discovery and transformation. 

In this episode, Mark Ross joins us as explore the possibilities that arise when coaches integrate painting, writing, music, or movement into the coaching conversation. 


About Mark Ross, MBA, ACC

After a 30-year career in leadership and public service, Mark longed to start a new chapter.
He ultimately worked with a coach to help determine his Next Thing. Now he helps others
discover their Next Thing as they move into a new season as an Encore-preneur: enjoying
the freedom to pursue the life, work and relationships that matter most. In addition to private
clients who are navigating transitions, Mark also serves as a Team Host with the Rock
Retirement Club and as a Strategic Coach with The REALIFE Process.

Mark lives in Texas with his wife, and is the proud father of two grown daughters. One of his
deepest joys is to create art; “visual music to inspire the world” through expressionistic
paintings, which is an important part of his Next Thing.

You can learn more about Mark and contact him at: www.nextthinggroup.com 

May 16, 2023

Join us for an exciting episode as we delve into the Navigators Coaching ministry, where coaching is being integrated into all aspects of their global mission. In this episode, we bring you an update on the remarkable growth of coaching within The Navigators, both nationally and internationally. Additionally, we share details about the highly anticipated Coach Camp 2023, a transformative event for igniting coaching skills and fostering personal growth.

 

Don’t miss these key takeaways:

 

Impact of Coaching on Disciple-Making Ministry:

Discover how coaching has made a significant impact on The Navigators' disciple-making ministry. Hear inspiring stories of individuals who have experienced transformation, gained clarity, and overcome obstacles through the guidance and support provided by coaching.

 

Connecting with Younger Generations:

Explore how The Navigators effectively uses coaching to connect with younger generations. Learn how coaching, with its culturally relevant and creative approach, empowers young individuals to take ownership of their personal growth and navigate the challenges they face.

 

Internal Shifts and Organizational Integration:

Uncover the internal shifts that The Navigators have experienced through the integration of coaching. Hear how staff members are actively seeking coaching, recognizing its potential to enhance their leadership skills and effectiveness in disciple making. Discover specific ways coaching is being utilized within the organization, such as 360 Reviews, Leader Development Programs, and supporting transitions.

 

Learn more and sign up for Coach Camp 2023 here: https://tdc.navigators.org/coach-camp-2023/

 

About Aimee Hodges

Aimee Hodges is founder and President of Hodges Leadership Coaching, a coaching business focused on helping leaders lead with courage and compassion. She is a Professional Certified Coach with a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership. She serves as the Chief of Staff for The Navigators’ Training, Development and Care department.

 

She is committed to coming alongside leaders as they lead through the dynamics of diversity among their teams. She encourages leaders to work towards creating environments and systems that reflect equity, justice and inclusion. She is passionate about leaders leading out of who they are.

 

Aimee is a Colorado native but has lived in Atlanta since 2014. She enjoys living in the city and being able to go home to the mountains in Colorado!

 

About Sean McKelvey

Sean McKelvey serves as the Director of Navigators Life and Leadership Coaching and is also the President and Founder of New Culture Coaching, LLC. He’s been in ministry for 17 years and loves to develop the next generation of Leaders to live and lead like Jesus. Sean has been married for 16 years to his wife Andrea and they have two children, Nayelli and Caelan. He loves to cycle, run, play soccer, and go on hikes with his family.

 

Sean has received certification as a PCC, CPLC, Navigators Life and Leadership Coach, a top 5 Strengths Coach, and Prepare and Enrich Marriage Coaching. Sean is also a graduate of California State University of Long Beach.

May 9, 2023

Life can be complicated and overwhelming at times, leaving us searching for solutions that are equally complex and well-thought-out. But sometimes, all it takes is one quick tip, simple recommendation, or inexpensive tool to make a big difference. That's why we're excited to kick off our new quarterly series, "A Few of Our Favorite Things," with seven treasures that are informing, inspiring, and impacting us.

Join us for our first episode, where we'll discuss a variety of topics, including...
A four-fold reflection practice that will improve your coaching and your life
How informally coaching your kids can make a generational difference
A one-stop shop writing tool that simplifies and organizes all your thoughts
Kim’s favorite coffee mug and how it helps her slow down and lean in when coaching
And much more

Links to tools and products mentioned in this episode:

Scrivener Writing Tool: https://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener
Ember Coffee Mug: Ember Coffee Mug
Eaton Leather Books: Easton Press
IncYouBetter Instagram: IncYouBetter

May 2, 2023

It’s time for the fourth annual International Christian Coaching Day (ICCD) which takes place on Friday, May 12th, 2023. ICCD is a day where we gather as a community to celebrate and a unique way to spread the word about the power of Christian coaching. 

Over the past three years, the world has undergone significant changes, but thankfully the need for professional coaching has only increased. In fact, clients are experiencing tremendous success in their personal and professional lives.

To showcase some of these successes, this episode highlights four current client success stories and the principles their coaches used to help them. 

We also want to invite you to join us on Monday, May 22nd for a Virtual Meet Up where you can connect with an experienced panel of Christian coaches as they share inspiring stories about the impact coaching is having on their clients.

Get your free ICCD resources and sign up for the May 22nd Virtual Meet Up at https://professionalchristiancoaching.com/day.

Connect with Jordan Mercedes at: www.JordanMercedes.com 
Connect with Emily Eichstadt at: www.EmilyLifeCoach.com 

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