Coaching

Find the “motion” in “emotion”

November 15, 2018 4:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I apply many of the teachings from the science of Positive Psychology into my life. The one that I have integrated the most, however, is the concept of “being human” and accepting our emotions. We may not have control over what we feel, but we do have control over our responses to those emotions. We can still choose how we behave and move forward, despite our feelings. September brought many changes at our household. We went from being a family of five to just three, as two of my kids went off to university. My son is in his third... View Article

Why You Should Fail Spectacularly

July 18, 2018 5:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that's where you will find success."

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Be Vulnerable. Be Strong.

May 3, 2018 5:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A few weeks ago I met with a business coach to seek assistance with my marketing and sales. She offered some straight-up critiques about my website, brand messaging and the need for me to clarify who my niche is. With each comment, the knot in my stomach twisted a little tighter. I felt uneasy and extremely uncomfortable. It was hard to hear her opinions without feeling like running away...

Reality Bites, But It Doesn’t Have To

March 26, 2018 9:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the important choices we face is whether we refuse to accept reality or accept reality and act on it. This is something I often explore with my clients. As Ben-Shahar says: “While we can change certain things, other things are out of our control. And if something is really out of our control, we have to learn to accept it, regardless of how much we wish it were different.”...

Don’t Assume. Just Ask.

February 20, 2018 5:14 am Published by Leave your thoughts

it’s not just in our personal relationships that we should be clear about what we want. We should apply the same to our professional relationships. So often I hear client’s say, “But he/she should know what to do!” Or, “It’s so obvious, there’s no need to explain.” But in reality, we do need to explain. Miscommunication leads to conflict in relationships. So, if you...

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