Personal and Professional Coaching: A Growing Field

Purpose of this Coaching and Action Learning Blog

This blog helps you improve your personal and professional coaching and your Action Learning skills by providing articles, opinions, commentary, and many related resources. The blog is for a general audience, including beginners and those advanced in coaching.

The benefits of personal and professional coaching and Action Learning are many. They guide and support individuals, teams, and organizations to:

  1. Identify the most important priorities in life and work.
  2. Establish relevant and realistic goals to address those priorities.
  3. Achieve those goals according to their own nature and needs.
  4. Learn from deep reflection on useful questions and on relevant and realistic actions.
  5. Learn new life skills for personal and professional development.
  6. Enhance the quality and results in life and work.

Examples of Topics (or Categories) Relevant to this Blog

You can understand even more about the focus of this blog by looking at examples of various related topics (or categories) that this blog might write about. The following list includes examples of related topics as does the list of Related Library Topics in the sidebar. There may be other related topics, as well.

As posts are published, they will be organized into those or other related categories. Categories that have posts published to them will be listed in the sidebar in Categories of Posts. Readers can click on a category and see the posts in that category.

About Us, this Blog’s Co-Hosts

We’re Chuck Appleby, Carter McNamara, and Pam Solberg-Tapper, co-hosts of this blog. You can read more about us next to our pictures to the right on each page of the blog. We will focus especially on practical tips and tools. These posts will include posts from guest writers, as well.

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Just click on Contact Us at the bottom of each page and share your idea, including the topic that you would like to blog about. You would need to commit to publishing a post at least twice a week for at least six months. In return, you would get tremendous visibility for yourself and your writing. You would retain the copyright of your writing – see the Copyright in the footer on each page.