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...
Life Is Precious & Urgent… Rock The Planet

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...
Coaching Trends – Coaching Supervision Certification

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...
5 Things Every Coach Needs To Remember

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...

Is the “Squirrel Factor” derailing your meetings?

THE SQUIRREL FACTOR DEFINED Think of a squirrel and its erratic, herky jerky actions, then think of a meeting where its participants introduce topics that are somewhat relevant  to the meeting but that are clearly not on topic (aka “thoughts from left...

How To Use Perspective, Context & Self Awareness To Shift Behaviour

There is a lot of information out there on leadership topics, one could get overwhelmed! I personally have a Summer Reading List on the go that looks like it might last longer than our Summer. More information is amazing and necessary in order for us to grow but...