Lombard Mennonite Peace Center

As a non-profit ministry, the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center works to encourage the nonviolent transformation of conflict in relationships in homes, workplaces, schools, churches, and throughout our world. Their programs and resources address ways of resolving conflicts and building healthier Continue reading Lombard Mennonite Peace Center

Appreciative Coaching: A Positive Process for Change

Appreciative Coaching: A Positive Process for Change by Sara L. Orem, Jacqueline Binkert, and Ann L. Clancy Appreciative Coaching describes an approach to coaching that is rooted in Appreciative Inquiry. At its core the Appreciative Coaching method shows individuals how to tap into (or Continue reading Appreciative Coaching: A Positive Process for Change

Coaching Within the Church

by Dave Zietlow  The core of the coaching process is asking the right questions, intuitive listening for clues to progress forward, and walking alongside the coachee (client). Continuous curiosity enables pondering values, perspective, context, lifestyle, goals, feelings, and relationships. This Continue reading Coaching Within the Church

Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change

by William Bridges The business world is a place of constant change, with stories of corporate mergers, layoffs, bankruptcy, and restructuring hitting the news every day. Yet as veteran consultant William Bridges maintains, the situational changes are not as difficult for Continue reading Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change