choice column and department descriptions
These top columns & departments are open to submissions from you!
Description: This column is designed to help solo-preneur coaches (i.e. coaches who are also entrepreneurs) build their businesses and their comfort level in areas such as sales, marketing, planning, networking, etc.
Description: This column focuses, as the name suggests, on one person’s perspective on a particular issue relating to coaching and/or the theme of the particular choice issue.
Description: This column deals with coaching issues and challenges in the corporate world, from executive and leadership coaching, to team coaching, to case studies demonstrating favorable corporate return on investment (ROI) from coaching.
Description: As the name suggests, we are looking here for examples of the impact of coaching in the personal and/or corporate world. This could involve case studies or specific examples of how coaching has impacted a particular organization, person, group or team. Examples abound in the “impact” column.
Description: This column gives an international perspective on coaching. How is the profession of coaching evolving, growing and progressing in your corner of the world? What are the similarities and differences in coaching styles and techniques? How do cultural differences relate to coaching in different regions? Please note that in addition to this column specifically highlighting coaching outside of North America, we also welcome articles from writers with a global perspective for our features, columns and departments.
Writer(s): Readers – various/open
Description: The “feedback” page includes letters, emails and social media feedback from readers as well as results of readership surveys.
Length: 500 words max
Description: Our “industry news” department presents the latest news throughout the coaching industry, including highlights of recent coaching conferences, new credentialing initiatives, new training requirements, and the latest news from coaching organizations and associations. Also included here is our calendar of upcoming global coaching events, called “Save These Dates.”
Length: 250-800 words
Description: The “final say” page is the last editorial page in every issue of choice. It usually focuses on “life lessons” and can therefore be somewhat more personal and philosophical than our other columns and departments.
Length: 500-650 words
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Writer(s): Garry Schleifer
Description: The Publisher’s “choice thoughts” page reflects our commitment to the profession of coaching. It outlines the direction for choice Magazine and choice as a company, as well as new business initiatives and offerings.
Writer(s): Janet Lees
Description: The Managing Editor’s “choice thoughts” page provides highlights of the current issue of choice Magazine and outlines what readers can expect from the content within the editorial pages.
Length: 300-400 words
Writer(s): Kat Knecht
Description: The “choice books” page features a review of a book or books relating to coaching and reflecting the theme of the current issue.
Writer(s): Suzi Pomerantz, Craig Carr, Victoria Trabosh
Description: Our most popular and widely read department, “sticky situations” presents a specific coaching challenge and asks three expert master coaches to provide their “take” on how to deal with the situation.
Length: 3 responses @ 400-450 words each
Writer(s): Marcy Nelson-Garrison and Terry Green
Description: The latest in tools and products for the coaching profession.
Length: 5 tools @ 100-200 words each