James Flaherty

James is the founder of New Ventures West, co-founder of Integral Leadership LLC, and the author of Coaching: Evoking Excellence in Others, which is widely recognized as a seminal text in the field of coach education. James developed the methodology known as Integral Coaching® by integrating recent discoveries in linguistics, developmental psychology, twentieth-century philosophy, and biology. He designed New Ventures West’s programs, trains its faculty, and has led coaching and leadership courses involving thousands of people around the world.

In addition to being a voracious reader, he practices yoga and qigong. He is a Zen student, studying with Norman Fischer of Everyday Zen. He enjoys travel and loves to spend time with his adult daughter and her friends.

Learn more about James, including upcoming programs he’ll be leading.

Featured Course

Foundations of Coaching

Coaching Certification

Foundations of Coaching

03/12/2024 - 03/14/2024 | Virtual (Pacific) | By Carole Henmi

Our introductory program, Foundations of Coaching, gives you hands-on experience with the Integral Coaching methodology, with plenty of space for conversation.

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