Category Archives: Executive Coaching

Executive Coaching vs. Life Coaching – What’s the real difference?

By: Patrick D. Goonan Pat is a 25+ year veteran in business who has been employed by such well-known companies as Merck, Xerox, Oracle, PeopleSoft and VMware.  He earned his Masters of Psychology at John F. Kennedy University and also … Continue reading

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Inspiration – change, choice and principles

There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.  Stephen Covey A lot of us fight it, but things are constantly changing and often we pit ourselves against the tide of life waiting for all of our ducks to … Continue reading

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How to Leverage Your Network the Integral Way

BY: Patrick D. Goonan If you have an address book in any form, you have a network.  Another word for a network or a market is a community.  How you choose to nurture your connections is a choice and one … Continue reading

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What are the 12 key elements of long-term job satisfaction? (survey included)

By: Patrick D. Goonan Pat is a 25+ year veteran in business who has been employed by such well-known companies as Merck, Xerox, Oracle, PeopleSoft and VMware.  He earned his Masters of Psychology at John F. Kennedy University and also … Continue reading

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Brief Introduction to the Myers-Briggs Personality Assessment

This video describes the essentials of the Myers-Briggs type indicator in about 2 minutes. As such, it will you to understand the basic value of this test in management, career planning or other contexts.

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What are your favorite personality assessment tests for career coaching?

In working with career clients, my two favorite personality tests are the Myers-Briggs and the Enneagram.  Together, they tend to cross validate and they also yield a high quality  information that is relatively comprehensive with respect to basic temperament and … Continue reading

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An introduction to applying the integral model in executive coaching and organizational development

By: Patrick Goonan In general,  an unconditional attitude of friendliness toward yourself as a condition for deep transformation is indispensable. Also, it is important to have skillful needs to work with your past conditioning.  Skillful means can includes things like cognitive … Continue reading

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