How language creates your client’s world

With: Susanne Cook-Greuter

Susanne Cook-Greuter is a Harvard developmental psychologist whose pioneering research in ego development, explored and elucidated the advanced stages of consciousness. She the principal of consulting firm Cook-Greuter & Associates, and is also a founding member of Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute.

What I love about Susanne’s work is that she’s added some considerable depth to the later stages of development. And one fundamental way we can begin to catalyse our own growth is by learning about the capacities of these later stages.

She is such a rich mine of information, and her delightfully authentic and playful approach brings lightness to what can otherwise be a somewhat dense topic.

In this conversation you’ll learn:

  • How to understand the meaning-making systems of your clients, allowing to meet them in their own world
  • How higher levels of development enable an increased capacity for self-understanding allowing you to co-create high-impact coaching with your client
  • How you can invite your clients into a developmental relationship, supporting and challenging them in skillfully appropriate ways

You can find the paper I references at the beginning of the conversation here.

And the article showing the arc of ego development mentioned later here.

About the Art of Developmental Coaching

These free videos with our faculty should give you a rich taste of a developmental approach to coaching. If you’d like to go deeper, our 12-week online program will run from March 15th until June 7th.

Our core faculty (featured in these videos) will lead multiple, content rich, live and interactive sessions. Under their personal guidance you’ll learn how to use this very sophisticated and powerful approach to coaching.

Along the way there’ll be coaching demo’s, guided practices, case studies and multiple workbooks to deepen your learning.

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