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Margaret Moore
Margaret Moore (aka Coach Meg) is Founder and CEO of Wellcoaches Corporation, which she founded in 2000 after 17 years as an executive in the biotechnology industry in the US, UK, Canada and France. Moore shifted her focus from the high tech side of medicine and sickness to prevention and well-being, and is widely known for her leadership in establishing the standards for professional health and wellness coaches. Wellcoaches has trained more than 10,000 coaches in 45 countries.

Moore is Co-Founder and Co‐Director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and co-directs the annual Coaching in Leadership & Healthcare conference offered by Harvard Medical School. She is an executive coach specializing in connecting well-being and performance.

She co-authored two Harvard Health books: Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life and Organize Your Emotions, Optimize your Life.

Margaret co-authored the first coaching textbook in healthcare, the Coaching Psychology Manual, 2nd edition published in 2015 by Wolters Kluwer.

Margaret tweets @coachmeg.

Entries by Margaret Moore

Heart Before Head: The Legacy of Steve Jobs

(3) Comments | Posted October 12, 2011 | 10:28 AM

This blog is co-authored with Michael V. Pantalon, Ph.D., Yale Psychologist, Motivation Expert, Executive Coach & Author of Instant Influence: How to Get Anyone to Do Anything--Fast (Little, Brown & Co., May, 2011)

For quite a time we will mourn our collective loss of Steve Jobs as a...

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Japanese Secrets to Resilience

(9) Comments | Posted May 20, 2011 | 8:35 AM

The topic of resilience is at the top of my mind as I prepare a keynote to present to a medical society in Japan in a few weeks. Two months ago Japan was hit with a crippling earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. It is hard to comprehend how Japanese people...

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Driving to a New Mindset in 2011

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2011 | 12:28 PM

A new year offers the opportunity to hit the refresh button and make a fresh start on something you've yearned to improve for a while, but you have not yet transcended the yearning stage to get to lasting success. In previous blogs, I've explored the dynamic duo that enables us...

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'Organize Your Mind': How To Be More Productive In 2012

(7) Comments | Posted January 3, 2011 | 7:00 AM

Hello from Dr. Paul Hammerness and Margaret Moore, aka Coach Meg. Together we have written a new book, "Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life," [Harlequin, $16.95] that explores brain science and offers practical self-coaching solutions that you can use to make 2012 a year of exceptional focus and...

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Who Is Driving Your Health and Wellness?

(1) Comments | Posted July 7, 2010 | 2:28 PM

As a student of how people change, I think often about an interesting conundrum, particularly as it relates to people choosing to be or not to be in the driver's seat, living a life that supports health and well-being.

Edward Deci and Richard Ryan, professors at the

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How We Change: Driving With the Brakes On

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2010 | 1:13 PM

It is rare today to find someone who isn't struggling with some aspect of health and well-being: stress, overwhelm, low energy, weight fluctuation (mostly upward), health, etc. I am writing this series of brief pieces to offer insights on what it takes to get over and beyond such struggles, changing...

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How We Change: Driving You Crazy Or Driving You Well

(1) Comments | Posted April 9, 2010 | 2:33 PM

To be human is to be ambivalent about changing something that you have struggled with for years or even decades, whether it's learning how to fully relax, loving to exercise regularly, enjoying veggies as much as ice cream, or listening to someone you care about with undistracted, mindful presence. The...

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