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Dream Journeys: New Territory for Executive Coaching (2014)

Manfred Kets de Vries

"Dreams as entry points to executive subconscious"

This working paper addresses how leadership coaches should also pay attention to their clients’ dream time to help executives with their journey into their own interior. The dreams that occur during their clients’ "night journeys" can offer useful clues about their main preoccupations and concerns. Reflecting on how the feelings in their clients’ dreams relate to what’s happening in their waking life, will help leadership coaches and their clients better recognize and address their internal struggles and challenges, and figure out what is most on their mind.

INSEAD Working Paper, 2014

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