There is no Such Thing as Failure

There are a few “presuppositions” I learned when I was trained as a coach 10 years ago. A presupposition, in this context is a premise, a place to come from that supports what coaching is all about – change and growth. Recently I have been thinking about...

Breathe and Stay

(Yet another blog about spin class and life.) Coaching is coaching. Business coaches are modeled on sports coaches and there is a reason for that. I get much of my inspiration from sports coaches because their goal is the same as my goal. A good coach in either field...

What is the Game You Are Playing?

To become credentialed as a coach, I went through a fairly intensive program with a great trainer and company, Source Point Training Co. About half way through the program, my mentor/trainer, Barbara Fagan, said to us “It’s time to evaluate your participation.”  There...

What Are You Meant to Do?

I am taking a break from all the brilliant blog posts from my clients, family, and friends.   I recently found a quote in the book The Art of Possibility, Zander, and I wanted to share it with you. This is in the chapter on “Leading from Passion.” It is...

What it Means to be a Visionary

Who would you call a “visionary?”  Who stands out in your mind?  For me, it’s people like Ghandi, Mandela and Martin Luther King.  People who took the long view and could see the future and who were so clear on their vision that it gave them the passion and commitment...