Most coaches happily claim to be entirely ‘non-judgemental’. Our Head of Coaching and Education Jane Porter MCC is happy to admit that she’s made the same claim on numerous occasions. However, the more she learns about coaching (and herself), the more she is led to...

From 18 March 2019 our organisation transformed into two brands: GrowthOps* and IECL by GrowthOps.   We’re still accrediting coaches across the Asia Pacific through our highly regarded and ICF accredited coach training programs under the name IECL by GrowthOps. And will remain your go-to for coaching, and helping...

IECL is proud to be celebrating 20 years! It’s been a rewarding journey growing leaders, accrediting coaches, and helping organisations build effective leadership, throughout the Asia Pacific. Thank you to everyone who has been part of our journey. Here's to the next chapter and beyond!   Scroll...

Last time IECL’s Project Manager Jen Wijono explored the ‘Discover’ stage of IECL’s Partnership Approach, where she looked at key questions to consider before developing a training program. In this piece Jen takes a look at the ‘Design and Develop’ stages, focusing on how these...

Popular misconceptions of coaching lead many to believe that the older and more experienced the coach is, in their counterpart’s (coachee’s) field of expertise, the better. General Manager, Education Mandy Geddes disputes this view, and reveals what you should really look for in a coach.   Executives...

IECL’s approach to partnering with clients begins at what is called the Discover Stage. It’s in this stage that our Client Relations Team explores and navigates with clients their organisational landscape and the organisational change that they seek. Jen Wijono, Project Manager, shares the three...

In this compelling piece, Jane Porter MCC, Head of Education courageously raises awareness of the "elephant" that senior women leaders face as they near or deal with midlife.   I’m increasingly noticing an “elephant in the room” when coaching senior women leaders approaching (or in) midlife. It’s an...

What kills innovation? More often than not, it's leaders getting in the way of a new idea. Mandy Geddes, General Manager, Education reflects on insights from this year's Disrupt Sydney on how organisational leaders can encourage innovation and change in their people, instead of being...