VitalAction Coaching Founder, Eric Dulong ,CPCC, ACC
A Coaching Partnership That Stand Shoulder to Shoulder
Eric Dulong is a Leadership Development Consultant with over 20 years of business experience in a variety of industries, including telecommunication, retail, oil and gas, mining and the public sector.
Having non-judgmental conversation as a way of building trust
He thrives on co-creating actionable strategies that are priming a culture of trust, engagement, growth, pro-activity and excellence with his clients.
As a coach, Eric serves his clients in multiple roles: as a partner, supporting them as they expand their leadership skills; as a sounding board helping them test approaches and ideas, as a non-judgmental listener to help deepen awareness and shift perspective; as an observer, who calls out patterns and looks at the bigger picture, and finally, as a catalyst that enables growth through shared learning, fosters commitment and holds his clients accountable on a mindful plan of action.
Eric is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) certified coach that integrates coaching techniques, insightful conversation, and helpful assignments to offer a coaching partnership tailored to his client’s needs and aspirations.
Promoting well-being to have the strength to maintain excellence
Eric enjoys hiking, traveling, playing ice hockey, cooking, practicing mindfulness, and supporting his two young boys with school and extracurricular activities. Eric is also Chef de Mission (Team Leader) of the Calgary delegation at the Alberta Francophone Games.
Eric’s Certifications and Credentials
International Coach Federation – Associate Certificate Coach (ACC)
ICF offers the only globally recognized, independent credentialing program for coach practitioners. ICF Credentials are awarded to professional coaches who have met stringent education and experience requirements and have demonstrated a thorough understanding of the coaching competencies that set the standard in the profession. Achieving credentials through ICF signifies a coach’s commitment to integrity, understanding and mastery of coaching skills, and dedication to clients.
Co-Active Professional Certified Coach (CPCC)
Co-Active Professional Coach Training is widely recognized as the most rigorous professional coach training and certification program in the industry. As the largest and most established in-person professional coach training organization in the world, CTI has trained over 62,000 coaches, including employees in more than a third of the Fortune 100 companies.
C-IQ for Coaches – Enhanced Skills Practitioner
Conversational Intelligence® is based on Neuroscience Research, specifically the Neuroscience of Conversations. C-IQ provides us with a deep understanding into how every conversation has an impact, and as we learn about our conversational patterns, we are able to Architect, Deconstruct, and Shape our conversations with others one conversation at a time!
Authorized Partner – Everything DiSC
Everything DiSC® is a personal development learning experience that measures an individual’s preferences and tendencies based on the DiSC® model. This simple yet powerful model describes four basic styles: D, i, S, and C, and serves as the foundation for the Everything DiSC Application Suite. Participants receive personalized insights that deepen their understanding of self and others, making workplace interactions more enjoyable and effective. The result is a more engaged and collaborative workforce that can spark meaningful culture improvement in your organization.
Authorized Partner – Five Behaviors of a team
Based on the work of Patrick Lencioni’s international best-seller The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® Powered by Everything DiSC® helps teams apply The Five Behaviors™ model of Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results to drive team effectiveness and productivity. The program uses Everything DiSC, a tool that helps build effective team communication and relationships, to help participants understand their individual DiSC® style and discover how each style brings value to the team.