Coaching Category

The Illusion of Balance – Part 3

In the Illusion of Balance – Part 1 I noted the principles of balance as: motion (forward movement), focus, intention, purpose, an end goal, courage, and contentment. Balance has a rhythm of give and take. Balance requires a personal awareness of one’s priorities, life mission, and season of purpose. In the Illusion of Balance – […]

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Illusion of Balance – Part 2

In the Illusion of Balance – Part 1, I noted the principles of balance as: motion (forward movement), focus, intention, purpose, an end goal, and courage. Balance has a rhythm of give and take. Balance requires a personal awareness of one’s priorities, life mission, and season of purpose. Balance is not the same as busyness […]

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The Illusion of Balance – Part 1

In a letter to his son, Eduard (1930), Albert Einstein wrote: “People are like bicycles. They can keep their balance only as long as they keep moving.” Like the woman on the tightrope in the picture above, achieving balance is beautifully illustrated by a combination of focus and forward movement towards a goal. Balance has […]

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What is coaching?

“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson What is coaching? Is it counseling, mentoring, or consulting? These are questions I get often when I tell people that I am a leadership coach. There are two different kinds of coaching I would […]

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Let your strengths shine!

“Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” — Benjamin Franklin Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? “Chances are, you don’t. All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing […]

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