Transformational Tension

In his book, Straight Talk on Leadership:  Solving Canada's Business Crisis, R. Douglas Williamson states, "In order to lead any meaningful and significant organizational transformation, you first need to understand that the inevitable result will be a much higher...

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Passion & Success

Lately I’ve been hanging out with Tony Robbins, Lisa Nichols, Oprah, Brene Brown and many other successful individuals. Books, videos, webinars, downloads and seminars. Anything I can get my hands on.

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Coaching Life

I was recently asked to describe "Coaching Life". In other words... what it is like to be a full time life coach. This isn't a formula, it's just what I've created. I notice there's a lot of hype and claims of earning six/seven figures and four hour work weeks. (Sorry...

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Growing Up In A Family Business

Playing With Pinks When I was 13 I counted and filed "pinks". Let me explain... back in the day we used a paper invoice that came in three parts. White to the client, yellow to the file and pink to ME! Are you kidding me!? A kid doesn't want to be responsible for a...

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To see yourself as others see you is a gift.

“Feedback is the breakfast of champions.” Kenneth Blanchard What if I asked you, "are you open to feedback?" Consider your true blue answer to that question. Are you really open to feedback? Are you a thirst for feedback? Are you of the opinion that to see yourself...

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Life Is Precious & Urgent… Rock The Planet

Life is most certainly urgent and precious, we get that fundamentally. It sounds good to say it and to believe that we are living life as though it is precious and urgent on a daily basis. Bullshit... you're not. Neither am I. It just sounds good. In 1999 I lived that...

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Coaching Trends – Coaching Supervision Certification

Since my early days of coaching I've had a coach to get me out of my own way, continuously train me, provide additional perspective and ways to approach a coaching situation. It only makes sense right? If I'm supporting you to leverage your strengths, why wouldn't I...

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5 Things Every Coach Needs To Remember

1.  Clients will fire you when you're doing a great job. Humans resist change. When you're doing your job well, your clients will be clear that their days of playing it small are numbered. It will not feel comfortable for them and humans crave comfort. As you reflect...

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