culturally-aware coaching and the concept that
understanding cultural experiences profoundly affects and strengthens
We consider the
identification, understanding, and use of cultural influences as a
strength for leaders in teambuilding and leadership. Furthermore, we
help individuals navigate the complexities within institutions that may
not be organized to respect diverse forms of cultural wisdom.
client is the expert who has the ability to create
solutions and strategies to achieve goals. We partner with clients to
identify core values, assets, skills, and experiences, including those
of a cultural and spiritual nature.
Our expertise is asking insightful
questions, eliciting values and assets, illuminating the client's
assumptions, advocating for the client's goals and vision, being the
client's ally, and seeing the
client's best self as a whole human being (culturally, spiritually,
physically, and historically).
are curious on behalf of our clients.
How do their experiences, history, and culture affect them?
In partnership, we create a
confidential space in
which clients can reflect, learn, share triumphs and defeats, face
fears, explore new perspectives, discuss underlying beliefs, and
ultimately determine next steps and actions.
Prism's reflective process of culturally-aware coaching
supports transformative growth and change.