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Leadership is all about passion!

Regarding Aristotle, the art of public speaking contains ethics (ethos), passion (pathos) and reason (logos). That is, character that attracts and inspires credibility (ethos), emotion that magnetizes and unites (pathos) and meaning and arguments (logos). I crave for sharing with you my faith towards the value of “passion”. My experience by [...]

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TAKE OFF YOUR BUSINESS in 8 steps

For Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners In our days, Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners face many challenges. As a coach I can mostly see that everyone wishes to achieve their business goals and vision; some of them to make a bigger positive difference for their clients and of course to reach for more [...]

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Your Excellency

Your Excellency… What does excellence really mean? What does excellence - one of the International Coach Federation core values - really mean for ICF chapters around the world? This question was posed during ICF Global Leaders Forum in Atlanta last March. Is each answer subjective or there is some degree of objectivity? What do we want to achieve? [...]

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The Coach Leader ©

THE COACH LEADER© Leading by values Nowadays managing complexity is imperative in every aspect of life. Moreover talent retention and resilience to extreme pressure are also required. At the same time we are looking for a new leadership “ethos” involving qualities such as authenticity, integrity and humility. How can the leader meet these [...]

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What is coaching?

Coaching’s benefits today! To be bold you have to be true By Barbara Asimakopoulou Investing in ourselves is the most important action but also the most neglected. Coaching is the best investment people can make today directly for personal and professional development. It is a flexible, but specific professional support process designed [...]

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Perspectives of Coaching in times of crises

The role of COACHING in the present world under crisis ICF European Coaching Conference in Madrid, 16-18/6/2011 “Reinventing ourselves’ The goal of the coach is to make the coachee see the reality, feel the reality, act in the reality. He provides the tools to create an integrated real personality, through consciousness and global awareness. What [...]

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HRM versus Marketing

Human Resource Management and Marketing An interesting alliance By: Barbara Asimakopoulou HRM Consultant Executive Coach and Maria – Afrodite Tsianti, HR & Communication Expert The most important common element that MKT and HRM share is – obviously – man! The former targets consumer-external clients, while the latter targets internal [...]

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Greek Philosophy & Coaching

Photo credit: mararie via Visualhunt / CC BY-SA The ancient Greek philosophers and coaching Was Socrates the first coach? By Barbara Asimakopoulou, published in International Coaching Federation Blog on November 2013 Flourishing life (eudemonia) Excellence (aristae) – Prudence (phronesis) – Morals (ethos) The ancient Greek philosophers have been [...]

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