Thanks to my friends for speaking at the Institute of Coaching and sharing their wisdom.  These are video snippets of talks and interviews. For the full conference videos, please visit and join the Institute of Coaching.

Videos On Leadership

What You Need To Know

Part 1 of Carol Kauffman’s On Leadership video series.

What You Need To Do

Part 2 of Carol Kauffman’s On Leadership video series.

Who You Need To Be

Part 3 of Carol Kauffman’s On Leadership video series.

Tutorials on leadership

Appreciative Inquiry

David Cooperrider on the paradigm shift in the world of sustainable organizational development.

The Art of Possibility

Ben & Ros Zander share breakthrough practices for creativity and a sense of possibility into all you do.

Leader as Coach

Marshall Goldsmith talks with Carol about what leaders today really need to do for the future.

Resonant Leadership

Richard Boyatzis describes how crucial it is to look at positivity and its impact on the brain, & 360 feedback.

Important concepts in coaching

Intro to Coaching

Carol Kauffman spells out leader as coach approach for leaders and practitioners.

Domains & Skills

David Peterson on the key domains of learning and the skills coaches need to know and practice.

Self Determination Theory

Richard Ryan on self determination theory, a theory at the heart of coaching.

The Power of Story

Jim Loehr describes how the stories we tell can help or diminish our business and personal lives.

Motivational Coaching

Michael Pantalon on the 3 components of motivational coaching “AIR” Autonomy, Inquiry and Reflection.


Amy Edmonson describes teamwork on the fly – how rapidly changing teams having psychological safety can thrive.

Coaching and the brain

Theory & Practical Issues

Richard Boyatzis on the benefits of coaches having a foundation of theory and research.

Emotions and Coaching

Dan Siegel gives us an introduction to neurophysiology and it’s impact on emotions and coaching.

The Negative Spiral State

Dr. Eva Selhub introduces us to the neuropsychology of getting stuck in a negative spiral state.

Introduction to the Positivity Ratio

Barbara Frederickson talks about the power of positive emotions and the ideal ratio between the positive and the negative.

Power & Benefits of Positive Emotions

Barbara Frederickson walks us through the short and long term power and benefits of positive emotions.

Science & the Coaching Relationship

Richard Boyatzis describes the power and science of coaching relationships.

Lectures, Interviews and Webinars

Carol on Positive Psychology

Ebbe Lavendt conducts an extended interview of Carol Kauffman on positive psychology coaching.

Conferences, Workshops, and Interviews

Overview of IOC Conference 2009