09 Jun The Evolution of “Leader as Coach”, interview to Marcia Reynolds
June 17, 2014
Marcia answered these questions:
1. You teach leaders coaching skills around the world. What changes have you seen in how leaders learn and use the skills?
2. Do you think there is a good understanding of what coaching is in
corporations or are there still misinterpretations?
3. What changes have you made in how you teach coaching in the past few years?
Dr. Marcia Reynolds is considered an expert on the brain, helping people to understand “why they do what they do” so they can make better choices and handle difficult situations. She coaches executives around the world and teaches leadership and coaching classes for a number of global organizations. She is the author of Outsmart Your Brain and Wander Woman. Her latest book, The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs, will be released this October, a book that teaches leaders
how to use deep coaching skills to create profound experiences.
In addition to her doctorate in organizational psychology, Marcia holds
two masters degrees, one in communications and the other in educational psychology. She is a past global president of the ICF and one of the first 25 people to earn the designation of Master Certified Coach.