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edbatista
San Francisco, CA
Executive Coach
Interests: Executive coaching, self-coaching, leadership, management, communication, group dynamics, organizational culture, neuroscience, positive psychology
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Many people have suffered far worse chronic pain than I have, but I’ve experienced enough to know that one of its most debilitating aspects is its ability to evoke a sense of hopelessness. In the mid-1990s, when I was in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2020 at Ed Batista
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Schooled in suffering, now I learn to comfort those who suffer too. ~Dido, The Aeneid [1] The versions of ourselves that we typically present to the world--and the versions of others we encounter there--aren't necessarily false, but they aren't entirely... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2020 at Ed Batista
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Co-created with Agnes Le and Terra Winston. Image by Mohamed Hassan. Agnes, Terra and I were MBA students together at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a few months ago we were asked to design a program that would... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2020 at Ed Batista
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For months I've been talking with leaders all day, every day about the impact of the current environment on their organizations, their employees, and their own lives, and much of my writing during this period has been aimed at helping... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at Ed Batista
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We should never have the desire to compose music or create mathematical systems, or to adorn our homes, or to be well dressed if our stomachs were empty most of the time, or if we were continually dying of thirst,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2020 at Ed Batista