Coaching the Creative

The Imposter Syndrome Part One

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(Here I am at one of my first triathlons, and believe me, I felt vulnerable and uncomfortable swimming in that open water!) This article is adapted from a newsletter recently written by Dennis Hooper, one of my former Franklin Covey coaching students. To see his entire newsletter, scroll down to the bottom of this blog. […]

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Reversing the Aging Process

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“I hold so much tension in my back,” I’d hear her say. “My back is stiff this morning,” she’d comment upon rising. “My muscles are far tenser than they should be,” frequently escaped her lips as we took evening walks through our local neighborhood. payday loans ottawa ontario I didn’t think much about how these […]

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Reinventing Your Career

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Have you been downsized? Has your industry changed drastically leaving you feeling irrelevant? Do you need/want work that holds meaning? Are you unable to leverage your strengths in your job and accomplish things you love doing with your talent? A powerful set of tools, models and strategies are available for anyone who answered yes to […]

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Professional and Busines Alignment

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Making sure that the wheels on your car are in alignment is standard automobile maintenance. The objective is twofold: Reduce tire wear Ensure that your vehicle travels straight and true without “pulling” to one side or another   Making sure that your company’s actions are congruent with a deliberate set of core values is standard for […]

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The Geek In Me

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My children didn’t know this but I loved Bill Nye the Science Guy as much as they did. To this point I often bump into fascinating bits of scientific trivia that I can’t help but share. And, because most of us wear perfume, or after-shave or cologne I feel obliged to let you in on […]

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Direct Communication

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One of the key distinctions between a master coach and a novice is the use of language. In specific, a coach uses the power of Direct Communication in a skillful manner. According to the I.C.F., a mastery level of Direct Communication goes beyond one’s ability to communicate effectively and with positive impact on the client. […]

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Trimming the Tree

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Putting up a holiday tree has become a sentimental experience. Each ornament, gathered through the years, holds significance. I’m fortunate to have vintage, glass bulbs salvaged from my grandmother’s now extinct collection, and pieces representing the birth and growth of each of my three children. Through the years this little tribe of mine and I […]