Coach’s Challenge for 5-12-13 “Facing Your Fears”

Good day, team. Today is Mother’s Day, and in honor of the day, I want to share a wonderful piece of writing that my stepdaughter Sari, shared on Facebook recently. It was written by her friend Angela Schuler. Sometimes the very thing we fear most...

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Coach’s Challenge for 5-5-13 “Blindspots”

Good day, team. A former client of mine sent me an article this week about our blind spots — character traits or personal behaviors we don’t see but that show up in our interactions with others. This week’s challenge is about being willing to see our blind...

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Coach’s Challenge for 4/28/13 “Learning”

Good day, team. Over the past few months, I’ve been participating in a number of different coaching training and certification processes. My experience in these classes has reminded me how important it is to understand how we learn best — and this is the subject of...

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Coach’s Challenge for 4/21/13 “Influencing”

Good day team, This past week, I was working with a management team focusing on their individual strengths and teaching them how these strengths fit into the four domains of leadership - executing, influencing, building relationships and strategic thinking. These are the skills that leaders and...

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Coach’s Challenge for 4/14/13 “Acknowledgement”

Good day, team. This past week, I’ve been hosting my coaching associate Kate Dwyer. She’s my backup when I need to rely on another coach to work with me on projects for clients. We’ve had the fortunate experience of being able to work together from time...

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Coach’s Challenge for 4/7/13 “Poetry”

Good day, team. It’s April, and that means it’s poetry month again. As I always do in April, I’d like to share a poem with you that speaks to me. Your challenge this week is to find a piece of writing that speaks to you —...

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Coach’s Challenge for 3/24/13 “It’s A Mystery”

Good day, team. This week’s challenge is about allowing the great mystery of our lives and the things that happen to us be as they are. Here’s the experience that sparked this idea: Years ago, I was in Ireland on a writing trip with the poet David...

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Coach’s Challenge for 3/17/13 “Neti-Neti”

Good day, team. I’m happy to greet the new week. It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and if you’ve grown up with a name like mine, then you always celebrate your ancestors on this day. It’s a good way to start a week — with a day of...

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