Andy Huckaba discusses the intersection of leadership and risk with Ad Astra Coach Alliance Partner, President of Arnavon Strategies and PCC coach - Teresa Schwab. In this podcast we delve into what is risk, what does it mean to take risks, and the growth and change that comes from the discomfort of taking risks.
A panel discussion of the Ad Astra Coach Alliance Partners, featuring Teresa Schwab, Seth Bate, Phyllis Collins, and hosted by Andy Huckaba. Our discussion today is about the challenges of people and organizations transitioning from working from home to the workplace in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Phyllis has a passion for developing emerging leaders by coaching them to “lead where they are” while staying focused on their bigger purpose in life. Phyllis began her career as an auditor for a public accounting firm and as an accountant in the corporate world. Nineteen years ago, she started her own business – a leadership training and development organization, specializing in personal and professional growth. Phyllis has a BSBA degree with a major in Accounting and holds a CPA certificate. She also holds membership in the Association for Talent Development and the International Coach Federation (ICF). She has a professional certification as a Higher Ground Leadership Coach and is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Practitioner. In addition to her professional life, Phyllis volunteers and serves on several nonprofit boards supporting the community and local businesses.
Andy is a founding member of the Ad Astra Coach Alliance and is the President of Huckaba & Associates, a management consulting firm focusing on strategy, leadership, and management. He is a Certified Civic and Community Leadership Coach and provides leadership coaching through the Ad Astra Coach Alliance, the Kansas Leadership Center, the Healthy Community Leadership Academy, and independently works with a number of ongoing coach clients. Andy also is an instructor with the KU Public Management Center, teaching classes on management, leadership, customer service, communications, and ethics.
An insightful and compelling visit with Teresa Schwab. She found coaching as a profession by working with her own coach through a leadership development program. It was a powerful experience that allowed her to make sense of what she was learning in an environment that was challenging, supportive and confidential. That is what she aspires to do for others. Give them a space to be totally open to explore and challenge themselves to meet whatever goals they have for themselves.
Her individual coaching work has expanded to included team coaching, group coaching and peer coaching, as well as leadership development training and capacity development work. Her ultimate goal is to support others to get better at what they do, and she finds her clients benefit most from a totally customized approach that is designed based on their needs.
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Joyce has successfully trained and coached hundreds of people. She holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation, the Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential from the Center for Credentialing and Education, and is a Certified Life Coach through the Institute for Life Coach Training. She is certified in the use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the EQi-2.0. She completed the Art and Practice of Leadership Development at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Education program. Joyce is a co-founder of the innovative coaching venture, the Ad Astra Coach Alliance, and owns Resonance Coaching and Consulting. Clients and co-workers admire Joyce’s gift for leadership and mentoring, describing her as a “true visionary,” with an “ever-present determination to rise above normal human limitations.”
Tim Link is an incredible inspiration to us all. Tim holds the MCC (Master Certified Coach) designation, which is the highest level of credential awarded by the International Coach Federation. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Organization and Management Development and a graduate certificate in Evidence Based Coaching, both from Fielding Graduate University.
Troy has a diverse background and is the owner of TRU Coaching & Consulting and an insurance firm. In addition, he offers leadership coaching and consulting; facilitation for non-profit and for-profit organizations. Troy is a Partner with the Ad Astra Coach Alliance.
Troy has a clear purpose for connecting people’s deeper values to make the most impact. He brings a unique ability to assist others through transition to imagine a unique and innovative way forward.