Hedgehogs

Reinventing Your Working Identity

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If the Great Recession and its chaotic aftermath have a story line, it goes something like this: “The worst economic downturn in nearly 80 years throws millions of Americans out of work – 15.4 million are unemployed at the peak, 13.1 million are still without a job two years later. Out of that crucible, an […]

Coaching the Creative

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. […]

Hat Tips

Mischievous College Sophomores

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In Junior High, I took a keyboarding class with a smart young lady named Laurie Ann Richardson. At the time, she was the shortest girl in the entire seventh grade class. I noticed such things because prior to attending Junior High School, I was often the shortest girl in my class. Unlike me, Laurie’s stature […]

Coaching the Creative

In the Reinvention Trenches

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You know when your work no longer fits. You also know when you need to change the way you’re living. Knowing this and actualizing a successful transformation are completely different propositions. Coaching individuals through reinvention begins with one key concept: Carving out a new career, or a new life, is not synonymous with finding a […]

Coaching the Creative

The Quilted Fish

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  Amanda Herring is the big darn deal at the Quilted Fish. She’s the creative genius whose new fabric line Flutter is about to launch at Riley Blake Designs. I and SoulSalt Inc. are proud to support her at this juncture in her creative journey. Amanda is a true and honest artist who isn’t afraid […]

Hedgehogs

Putting It Together

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Putting it all together… of all the exercises in the Hedgehog experience, this is the one that takes the most creativity.  Now is the time to enlist the help of three people who love you unconditionally.  These people must not be afraid of any change or shift in your working identity. They must be supportive […]

Time Craziement

Watches : Cool S#!T

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Once upon a time, clock makers pieced the essentials of motive power to make clock mechanisms function with a means to transmit and regulate this power into steady measures. Then they found ways to mark these measurements within the movements so that time could be known to the viewer on the outside. Expressing my fascination for […]