A Coach-on-Call Program is the Support Your Business Needs Today

I won’t mince words:  2020 was a real shitshow.  We all experienced trauma.  If you’re leading a team, you’ve surely seen some effects, at least in your organization’s collective mindset and likely in your enterprise’s productivity.  A coach-on-call (COC) program is an effective way to provide professional, personal consultation and guidance for your team members…

Allow the Dialogue to Play Out for Optimal Collaboration

Conjunction junction, what’s your function?  Do you remember the Schoolhouse Rock jingle?  I know I’m probably dating myself.  Here’s a refresher if you need it.  “And, “but” and,” “or” – conjunctions are effective little vehicles in the English language.  They smartly tie together related and diverse concepts in the English language; but, the conjunction “but”…

Why Partner with a Personal Coach? Because you know there is more.

People ask me, “What does a personal coach do?”  There is certainly curiosity in the spoken question, but often I am actually answering an unspoken question: “Could I benefit from personal coaching?”  The deceptively basic answer to the first question is that a personal coach assists the client in achieving greater potential.  Using proven, science-backed…

Using Proven Team Alignment to Manage COVID-19 Disruptions at Home

I received a phone call from one of my former clients last week, a part-time working mom with two school-aged children.  She wanted to discuss a subject I suspect many of us are currently struggling with – how to manage professional responsibilities while navigating our children’s virtual learning.  There’s no easy answer here and no…

Getting Stronger: Opportunity in Posttraumatic Growth

I recently came across an article from the Wall Street Journal featuring a firsthand account of an individual living through Hurricane Irma, which hit Miami in 2017. The author highlighted the ways in which she became a stronger, more confident person after living through the frightening events of preparing for and then riding out the…

Tackling the Taboo of Midlife Crisis

Psychologist Elliott Jaques coined the term “midlife crisis” back in 1965, describing it as a time when adults grapple with the emotional turmoil associated with an unavoidable understanding of a finite number of years left for not only professional productivity, but also for simply living.  Though certainly not funny, his research and concept have become rich fodder…