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” … Read moreAllow the Dialogue to Play Out for Optimal Collaboration
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 … Read moreWhy Partner with a Personal Coach? Because you know there is more.
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 … Read moreUsing Proven Team Alignment to Manage COVID-19 Disruptions at Home
Ever woken up on the wrong side of the bed and realized your funk carried over to your spouse? And children? And the office? Have you ever gotten off a call that upset or frustrated you only to transfer that frustration over to your following meeting? Or how about this one – have you … Read moreConsider Your Emotions. How You Show Up Matters.
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 … Read moreGetting Stronger: Opportunity in Posttraumatic Growth
This blog was written before the COVID-19 pandemic. I think more now that ever it highlights the need to focus on the present. We are now dealing with circumstances that are forcing many to slow down, or at the very least stay home. What values can you honor right now in these unique circumstances that … Read moreGain More by Embracing the Present Moment
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 … Read moreTackling the Taboo of Midlife Crisis
If the term “coachable” takes you back to junior high gym class, perhaps hanging on for dear life at the chin-up bar, taking in LOUD encouragement from a red-faced, whistle-blowing gym teacher, stop right there. That’s not where we’re going today. I’m here to talk about mindset. Specifically, a mindset where you are consciously open … Read moreWhy Having a Coachable Mindset Matters
Have you ever received a text or an invitation and simply not responded? Has an acquaintance sent you a lunch date request, but you’ve just let it slide? Have you ever offered to do something but gotten busy and let it go, or even stayed silent, hoping they’d forget about it, but then had them … Read moreClose the Loop Already – Ghosting Has Got to Go
It’s Not Too Late! This interactive workshop will help you de-stress the holiday frenzy. With a goal of having fun in the process, we will create clarity and learn a technique or two to help you enjoy the season. Wouldn’t it be nice to experience peace and joy versus just singing about it? When: Dec … Read moreTake hold of the holidays before the holidays take hold of you!