Philosophy of Coaching (2019, in-press). Lead author for research paper titled, "Seeing Polaris: A Call to Integrate Visual Images into Coaching Action Plans ."
Columbia University (2014). Conducted empirical study titled, “Examining the Effectiveness of Goal Attainment Scaling in a Coaching versus Non-Coaching Context.”
Handbook of Conflict Resolution, 3rd edition (2014). Coauthored chapter titled, “Teaching Conflict Resolution in a Workshop.”
International Journal of Mentorship and Coaching (2012). Authored article titled, “Cognitive, Behavioral, and Affective Outcomes of a Coaching Program.”
Organizational Development Practitioner (2010). Authored award-winning article titled, “Organization History: Making the Construct Explicit in the Organization Change Literature.”
American Management Association (2007). Coauthored book titled, “The Nature of Leadership: Mammals, Reptiles and the Challenge of Becoming a Great Leader.”
Yaron Prywes joined the full-time faculty team in 2018 as a Lecturer. He teaches Executive Coaching and Fieldwork in Coaching – where he grooms the next generation of professional workplace coaches. He also teaches Intercultural Communications, where he deploys his Identity Encounter methodology to teach students how to coach around diversity-related issues. He has been a featured speaker at Columbia University’s International Coaching conferences, and recently presented his “Guiding Star” coaching tool, which helps coachees stay motivated in-between coaching sessions as they strive for goal attainment. Finally, Yaron has been the lead researcher on numerous studies measuring the outcomes of coaching and leadership development initiatives.
Radio appearances (2007). Invited as a guest on numerous radio stations in Chicago, Phoenix, and Memphis after co-authoring a self-help leadership development book.
Organizational Development Practitioner (2010). Authored award-winning article titled, “Organization History: Making the Construct Explicit in the Organization Change Literature”.
Keynote speaker (2011). Hudson Institute of Coaching “Scaling goal attainment: key findings from an empirical coaching study”.
Featured Speaker (2016). 2nd International Columbia Coaching Conference “Multicultural Team Connectivity”.
Poster Presenter (2018). 3rd International Columbia Coaching Conference “Guiding Star: The motivating power of visuals”.
Select Coaching & Training Accomplishments
American Learning Organization. Evaluated the effectiveness of a coaching technique called goal attainment scaling by providing coaching to 50 participants including a control group. Findings indicated that participants who received coaching performed approximately 30% better than those who did not, after goal difficulty was accounted for.