Ontological coaching can lead to midlife change and development
In this interviewKim Krisco, a pioneer in the coaching arena, explores the power of conversation and making distinctions in becoming more aware of ourselves.
Kim describes the influence of thinkers such as John Searle, Abraham Maslow and Martin Heidegger on his work. He goes on to discuss the importance of language and conversation in creating a future. He defines what he means by a "distinction" and shows how it can lead to a more accurate perspective of ourselves.
The key to happiness and fulfillment
In the second part of the interview, he shows that intrinsic goals and values contribute most to happiness and fulfillment. He also looks at the role speech acts play in creating new possibilities for ourselves. He concludes by sharing some of his current writing projects and contributions to the community.
About Kim Krisco
With 18 years of professional experience in leadership training through communication, Kim is a pioneer in the field. His book, Leadership and the Art of Conversation: Conversation as a Management Tool, is used as a textbook in many programs and schools.
He has expertise in developing and launching employee sabbatical programs, which he creates and deploys in ways that enable them to be used as an organizational transformation tool.
He is currently developing a "Bridges" program for adults over 50 years old who are wanting to explore ways to spend their "longevity bonus" -- the next phase of their lives.
You can learn more about Kim's
on his website.