EEC 039: How to Bring Presence into Your Coaching with Doug Silsbee
Why is it important to bring presence into executive coaching?
What is the relevance/importance of presence to leadership?
How do you bring presence into your coaching work with leaders?
I would assume that you get some resistance from your executive clients with methods that could be seen as too “soft.” Do you see more acceptances of non-traditional approaches to leadership development? And, how do you address this resistance if/when it appears? How do you invite willingness for your clients to try alternative methods like mindfulness or somatics? What are you do
ing that is new and interesting?
Who is Doug Silsbee?
Doug Silsbee is a pre-eminent author and thought leader in the fields of Presence-Based Coaching, leadership development and resilience. Doug’s ground-breaking work integrates his deep pragmatic experience in organizations and with leadership development on five continents with mindfulness, interpersonal neurobiology, somatics, and developmental psychology. Two books, The Mindful Coach and Presence-Based Coaching, are the basis for a leading edge coach certification program, accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF.)
Doug is a Master Somatic Coach with the prestigious Strozzi Institute. He is a sought-after speaker for ICF and other international conferences and has taught at the Brookings Institution, UCLA Executive Education, Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership, George Mason University, and the Federal Executive Institute. His two books are The Mindful Coachand Presence-Based Coaching.
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