It’s the end of a month of weektime daily coaching conversations. The learnings are aplenty, the questions are numerous and large, the joy and purpose deeply heartening. In this blog post I’m sharing my Biggest Learning and some news.

Collaborative Coaching Conversations

How do you faciliate collaborative coaching conversations?

This month I met and worked with 17 new people. I…


A brief sum up of my coaching practice, right now.

This month I was inspired to answer to a couple of questions found in Brap‘s Racism: Learning, Thinking, Practice. Thanks to Enrol Yourself for intro to their work. Last month I wrote in response to a Forbes article on ‘questions…


Reflections half-way through a month of daily coaching conversations.

Thank you to those who’ve worked with me in coaching throughout this year, my supervisors, coaches and therapists, the She Leads Change community of coaches, the MOE community of coaches, Enrol Yourself community, the Association of Coaching, Simply Coaching, 3D Coaching


Circle on Compassion with Duanalla and Sr Judith Leckie:
‘How do I hold my suffering today?’
https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=664161881074721&ref=watch_permalink

Sharon Salzberg in conversation with Kirsten Neff:
‘Whose suffering am I holding in my heart today?’
https://art19.com/shows/metta-hour-with-sharon-salzberg/episodes/fc744735-64b5-4038-b0ff-4573e72f30ae

Kirsten Neff self-compassion practice:
‘Who is holding my suffering today?’
https://center4msc-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/GivingandReceivingCompassion_Neff.mp3

I’m Iacob, a certified coach offering space and support for reflection, accountability and structure to explore career, business, jobs and life transitions. Read about my work here. I appreciate suggestions and new learning. Write me on: iacobrbacian@gmail.com.

Book a FREE Coaching call with me this November


Arunthep Sangvareethip
New Normal Mindset — ‘Accepting our humanness AND taking responsibility.’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTPKM5wfWug&feature=youtu.be

Kathy Caprino
4 Ways To Take Accountability For Your Actions (And Why So Many Don’t)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2019/08/18/4-ways-to-take-accountability-for-your-actions-and-why-so-many-dont/#92bd9406dab4

Includes article about toxic (human?!) behaviours, one of which is taking things personally. See next article.

Nick Wignall
6 Psychological Reasons Why You Take Things Too Personally
https://medium.com/personal-growth/6-psychological-reasons-why-you-take-things-too-personally-6c46c21402a1

I’m Iacob, a certified coach offering space and support for reflection, accountability and structure to explore career, business, jobs and life transitions. Read about my work here. I appreciate suggestions and new learning. Write me on: iacobrbacian@gmail.com.

Book a FREE Coaching call with me this November


Padraig O’Tuama
‘There’s rarely a shiny ending.’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ajj_IViAv4

Dr. Gabor Maté & Daniel Maté
‘What is the relationship possible right now, right here?
— working through old narratives to find a fresh start.’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIcppb9mbSc

Diane Musho Hamilton
‘What is your intention for being in this conversation? Can you be for yourself but also for the other? What are you noticing?’

Psyche and Stand Alone
‘What is my role in what is happening? What would radical acceptance of what I am able to bring look like?’

How to Fight Well
‘Skills for navigating conflict.’
https://www.howtofightwell.com/

I’m Iacob, a certified coach offering space and support for reflection, accountability and structure to explore career, business, jobs and life transitions. Read about my work here. I appreciate suggestions and new learning. Write me on: iacobrbacian@gmail.com.

Book a FREE Coaching call with me this November


Responding to Forbes Council Post: 13 Questions to ask a potential coach before partnering up/ A brief sum up of my coaching practice, right now.

Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh

1.What will matter the most to you in this relationship?
Holding you accountable to self-honesty, self-respect, and increased tolerance to growth and learning.

2.Am I…


Weekly reflections on coaching — as coach, client and learner

‘More recently, complexity theorists have identified that, rather than seeking steady-state functioning, complex adaptive systems are necessarily marked by a sort of sustainable instability or dynamic equilibrium (Haines, 1998; Stacey, 2000).’


Weekly reflections on coaching — as coach, client and learner

We are socialised and trained to believe that our experience with a client will tell us what we need to know. This is a real culture change.
-
Robbie Babins-Wagner, Chief Executive Officer of the Calgary Clinic

This quote talks…


Weekly reflection on coaching — as coach, client and learner

“Eating together, by itself, is not necessarily an indicator that community has been formed around food.” — Rabbi Ethan Tucker (found on Casper Ter Kuile)

I’ve found all my coaches through my network of colleagues and friends. But there are…

iacob bacian

Relational #coaching for #socialjustice — https://linktr.ee/iacobcoaching

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