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A punching bag for your toolkit via Lisa Chandler at ChandlerCoaches.com

A Punching Bag in Your Leadership Toolkit?

June 11, 2019

I travelled all the way to Montreal for coaching sessions with a practitioner, Josée, who uses somatic (body) approaches in her practice. Josée uses tools like a Bataka (a soft bat) and punching bag to help clients like me to break free and live radically alive. Very quickly I could see I would need to stop clinging to control…

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A punching bag in your toolkit via Lisa Chandler at ChandlerCoaches.com

Are You Ripe for Coaching?

May 13, 2019

How do you know if someone is ready for coaching? Until now, I have been using my own experience and intuition to determine coaching readiness. Happily, all of us who work in leadership development, there is a new model to assess coaching readiness: RIPEN.

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Are you a social detective via Lisa Chandler at ChandlerCoaches.com

Are you a social detective?

April 15, 2019

Are you a social detective? Do you know how to use your superflexible powers for good? Do you have any idea what I am talking about? I didn’t either until my daughter Lali got invited to join a new program at her elementary school called The Superflex Superhero Training Academy (Social Smarts). The program teaches self-awareness, self-monitoring, self-control and social…

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The Magic that Happens When We Trust and Surrender | ChandlerCoaches.com

The Magic that Happens When We Trust and Surrender

March 11, 2019

On March 7th, 2019, Chandler Coaches, Inc., and OnCorp Coaching welcomed 29 leaders from several sectors to an introduction of PEI’s first Where It Changes! Conscious Leadership Forum.

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The Fine Line Between Threat and Trust | ChandlerCoaches.com

The Fine Line Between Threat and Trust

February 12, 2019

In any given moment, we’re either in a state of THREAT or TRUST. In this now moment, where are you?

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Coaching: Methodical or Mysterious? | ChandlerCoaches.com

Coaching: Methodical or Mysterious?

November 13, 2018

“Now that I’ve been coached for a while, I get it; but I remember feeling uncertain what I was getting into, that coaching was mysterious even.” Eek! When a client says this, as the owner of a coaching company, I take notice. Lack of clarity is rarely good for business! Let’s demystify what goes on in coaching. Pull up a…

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Au revoir, Les fleurs… | ChandlerCoaches.com

Au revoir, Les fleurs…

October 16, 2018

In the spring, my daughter Lali and I came up with a meaningful purpose for ourselves as part of our summer plan. We decided we’d try our hand at growing flowers, selling them as cut bouquets, and donating half the money to Ronald McDonald House Atlantic (RMH). We called our social business Les fleurs de Lali. I wrote about our…

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Our Social Side Hustle: Flowers | ChandlerCoaches.com

Our Social Side Hustle: Flowers

July 16, 2018

Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer Those days of soda and pretzels and beer Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer You’ll wish that summer could always be here   – Nat King Cole Our lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are filled with camping adventures, summer day camps, a little beach, a bit too…

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The journey from ordinary/ safe to purpose/adventure is not easy or certain. Crossing the threshold into the “special world” requires courage and faith. Many refuse the call for a while, daunted by fears of the unknown. | Chandler Coaches #leadershipdevelopment

Lessons From A Billionaire: An Ultra Mini-Series Adventure

June 11, 2018

Most of us live our lives in the “ordinary world”, living largely ordinary lives if we choose the safety of ordinary.  Others hear a call to adventure and embark on a hero’s journey¹ to find their treasure.  Of course, the journey from ordinary/ safe to purpose/adventure is not easy or certain.  Crossing the threshold into the “special world” requires courage…

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Have you ever been part of a leadership team so aligned that they were able to maintain a unified front even in the face of complex challenges? | Chandler Coaches #leadership

Unified Front

May 14, 2018

Have you ever been part of a leadership team so aligned that they were able to maintain a unified front even in the face of complex challenges? Lucky you! What a beautiful thing to behold. Sadly, it’s so rare that most of us have never experienced it. It doesn’t have to be. The world of systems coaching gives us skills…

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