Thinking Partners uses a number of business coach resources in working with our clients. Here are their websites and other documents that may be of interest.
The Birkman Inventory
The Birkman is a sophisticated personality and career assessment inventory. Reports include individual feedback, the “difference to watch” report between two people, the coaching report and team development reports. We use the Birkman in both individual and joint colleague meetings for understanding and alignment. Used in:
- Individual assessment for coaching
- Individual assessment in career development
- Team assessment for team development
- Organizational intelligence regarding culture and operational styles.
See www.birkman.com for more information.
Integrative Enneagram Assessment
The Enneagram is a rich personality assessment which allows leaders to gain deep insight into their leadership style and unconscious dynamics that drive their behavior and success.
We are certified in the Integrative Enneagram Leadership assessment which provides a 40 page report which allows a leader to understand the best ways that they can develop for their current and future roles.
Leadership Agility 360
This is a new 360 degree feedback assessment based on the latest research on adult development. It gives leaders a path of development as a leader as they respond to more complex and interdependent aspects of organizations.
Listen to Bruce’s Presentation on Leadership Agility
See www.changewise.biz for more information on Leadership Agility.
Leadership Emotional Intelligence Competencies
Research has clearly shown that Emotional Intelligence is directly related to one’s effectiveness of a leader.
Here is a listing of Leadership Emotional Intelligence competencies.
Coaching can enhance emotional intelligence by highlighting the need to practice certain skills on a day to day basis.
Here is an article by Dr. Goleman, the pioneer in Emotional Intelligence.
The International Coach Federation has 16000 members throughout the world. We are certified as Master Certified Coaches. We also serve as assessors for those seeking certification by the ICF.
Houston Coaches, a chapter of ICF.
We are graduates of Coach University, which has trained over 3000 coaches during the last 15 years.
We graduates of the Newfield Network Advance Coaching Training program called The Foundations of Ontological Learning.
We are graduates of The Strozzi Institute Leadership Coaching Program.