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About Jonathan Kirschner

Jonathan Kirschner is the founder and CEO of AIIR Consulting. He is based in the Philadelphia area. As a business psychologist, coach, entrepreneur and technologist, Jonathan is passionate about creating value for leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

AIIR Global Coaching Study: The 5 Ways Coaching Must Change to Stay Relevant In 2018

January 2, 2018 10:27 pm Published by 2 Comments

AIIR Global Coaching Study: The 5 Ways Coaching Must Change to Stay Relevant In 2018 The coaching industry has experienced an explosion over the past several years. There are more than 53,300 professional coach practitioners worldwide generating nearly $2.4 billion in revenue (a 19% increase since 2011). Now, the burgeoning coaching industry finds itself at a critical moment where it must adapt to stay relevant. Leapfrog advances in technology, an unpredictable geopolitical landscape, and the increasing influence of younger generations in the workplace have significant implications for the future of coaching. To understand the ways in which the coaching industry...

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Leadership in a Complex World

July 5, 2017 4:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Increasingly the role of a leader has become more complex as they manage internal and external resources and develop new skills and behaviors. Twenty years ago or so, I wrote a thesis on the “critical success factors involved in strategic alliances” using pharmaceutical research and development as the example. At that time I identified, through interviewing people involved in such alliances, many factors that were critical to success that stood in the way. I categorized these factors as task-related (hardware) and relationship-based (software) elements.


Panel discussion: Coaching for the Enterprise

February 27, 2017 4:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

AIIR Consulting, in partnership with the International Coach Federation and Partners International, is proud to sponsor a panel discussion at the New School for Social Resarch in New York, NY on March 7th, 2017. The topic of the discussion is Coaching for the Enterprise: Aligning Coaching to Organizational Strategy to Drive Success.


Our Key Learns from the Columbia Coaching Conference

November 3, 2016 4:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

AIIR Consulting was a proud platinum sponsor of the 2nd International Columbia University Coaching Conference. This was truly an epic experience of learning, connecting, and creating new ideas. We invite you to check out the key learns and memories we had in New York City.   Our Memories & Key Learns: 2016 Columbia Coaching Conference from AIIR Consulting, LLC