Posted in August 2012

State of address…

I am sitting in Aycock Auditorium, listening to the Chancellor of UNCG (University of North Carolina at Greensboro) give her “State of the Campus Address” to the campus faculty and staff.  This address usually signals the start of a new academic year; for UNCG, the official start of the year is Monday, August 20th.  For many of our … Continue reading

advising with purpose and passion…

In the last post, I wrote about transformational coaching in higher education; I received several interesting responses from listserv participants.  In a nutshell, almost all of the “coaching” done in higher education is at Level 1 (changing one specific situation/action) and a few are working on Level 2 (change in a specific life area).  However, … Continue reading

Transformative Coaching and Higher Ed…

As a member of the Academic Coaching and Advising Listserv through the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) – and since the Academic Coaching listserv is focused on coaching, I thought I would share with the group an interesting insight regarding “transformative coaching.”  Michael Neill, author of the book, “Supercoach: 10 Secrets to Transform Anyone’s Life” identifies three … Continue reading

Find Your Why…

This past week I attended the Golden Key International Honour Society Summit in Atlanta, GA.  It was a lot of fun connecting with the many friends I haven’t seen in years – especially one of my dearest friends, Fabian De Rozario (http://globalconnectconsulting.com/). Although there were many positives from the Summit, I was struck by the number of … Continue reading