Into the vortex we go…

Into the vortex we go…

As I stew about the current state of our world I allow myself timeouts for deep thought. They are permissible in my mind because I’m crazy enough to believe that I will change the world. Thank you Steve Jobs. On this particular day I’m deep into the...
Books! And the Impact of Constant Distraction

Books! And the Impact of Constant Distraction

Distracted or Focused How is your ability to focus these days? You know, the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task? According to Cal Newport in his book “Deep Work: Rules for focused success in a distracted world”, our...
Harnessing the Power of Conflict and Crisis

Harnessing the Power of Conflict and Crisis

  Hitting Our Stride I was contemplating my 2013 marathon training and remembering the turning point in that training where I began to hit my stride and my runs seemed to flow. What had seemed so difficult became second nature and I began to get creative with the...
Coaching:  Here’s how I did it

Coaching: Here’s how I did it

I was interviewed about my journey to developing my coaching practice, thought I’d share this interview since some of the answers are relevant to anyone starting a practice today. I also think there is a lot of myth and misconception out there about what...
The Gift of Feedback

The Gift of Feedback

“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...