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Is Your Coaching Transformational?

Is Your Coaching Transformational?

What does it mean to be a transformational coach?  Those that I know engage with their clients on a much deeper level.  They are thoughtful, adaptable, and courageous.  These coaches invest in understanding the story, beliefs, and even the lies... read more
I Changed My Mind

I Changed My Mind

In the last 75 days within my business, I have canceled a summit, postponed a forum, moved two other events to a digital format, while starting four smaller eight-person mastermind groups. It has been unnerving and stressful, yet my thinking... read more
My Armor Is Cracked

My Armor Is Cracked

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.” - Anais NinThe Idea:  The only thing I hate more than addressing a painful problem is ignoring it. Interpersonal conflicts, unprofitable customer demands, and highly political unproductive projects are painful and... read more
What's Your Process?

What's Your Process?

When I was in high school, college and even my first few years in sales, I suffered from public speaking panic attacks.  It was an embarrassing burden I carried for many years; a monkey on my back, hindering every part... read more
I'M FEELING ANXIOUS! 

I'M FEELING ANXIOUS! 

Most of us suffer silently at times from bouts of internal insecurities, fear, or anxiety.  We are human, and even a little frail at times.  And entrepreneurs or creatives often struggle on an even higher level.  In my coaching and... read more
WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

“The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” --Brandon Sanderson, fantasy and science fiction writer We all have a story. It explains our past and inspires our future; it... read more
Are You Wearing a Mask?

Are You Wearing a Mask?

 “There are still days when I wake up feeling like a fraud, not sure I should be where I am.”                                                                        Source: Sheryl Sandberg The late Franciscan author Brennan Manning said that if you are serious about leadership authenticity, you must take off... read more
How Perceptive Are You?

How Perceptive Are You?

The Idea: According to author and psychologist Daniel Goleman, “emotional intelligence (EQ) accounts for 80 percent of career success.” Do you know without a shadow of a doubt that your interpersonal communications are effective, and do you believe you have... read more
Are You a Great Coach?

Are You a Great Coach?

The Idea: There is an expression attributed to the prominent writer Anaïs Nin: “We don’t see things as they are; we see them as we are.” Our preconceptions alter both the way we see the world and ourselves. After 30... read more
Soul Brands: Consumers Don’t BUY Brands, They JOIN Them!

Soul Brands: Consumers Don’t BUY Brands, They JOIN Them!

The Idea: Have we all been sold a lie? Maximizing shareholder value is not the only purpose of a company. The healthiest companies are purpose driven and operate with a holistic scorecard, serving a diverse group of stakeholders including the... read more
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