Coaching the Creative

Writer or Painter

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When we write, many words and phrases intended to vividly make a point are often sacrificed as the blog, article or book take form and meld into a published piece. A writer is aware that the beginning of a work is often erased. A painter can cover their earliest sketch points until the latest brush […]

Coaching the Creative

Writer or Painter

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When we write, many words and phrases intended to vividly make a point are often sacrificed as the blog, article or book take form and meld into a published piece. A writer is aware that the beginning of a work is often erased. A painter can cover their earliest sketch points until the latest brush […]

Coaching the Creative

Completion of 2012 and Beginning 2013

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The end of the year typically finds us setting resolutions and gearing up for new and wonderful events to come. And I have a question for you as we stand one-month deep into this new year of 2013: How are those resolutions working for you? If you are like millions of other folks, the emotional drive […]

Coaching the Creative

Living in the Question

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Wouldn’t it be grand if any random question would generate awareness and responsibility? But, it won’t. “…asking closed questions saves people from having to think. Asking open questions causes them to think for themselves.” – Sir John Whitmore, Coaching for Performance Most of us understand this concept. We agree that closed-ended questions can narrow answers […]

Coaching the Creative

Benefits of Having a Coach or Mentor

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Coaching and mentoring are processes designed to support you while realizing a single goal or your full potential. However, not all coaches or mentors are created equal and picking the right fit for you may be much like finding a good pair of trusty shoes. Regardless of whom you engage as your coach or mentor […]

Coaching the Creative

What’s Your Story Line?

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Early in 1992, Bill Clinton did something that no liberal Democrat had done since 1952: he lost New Hampshire on his way into his presidential campaign.  When the votes dry up, so do campaign funds. Clinton’s organization was facing a fiscal crisis. They needed to earn $90,000 in one day in order to stay in […]