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3 minute mood boosters

Simple 3-Minute Mood Booster

I’m a fan of simple hacks that make a big difference, especially those that affect my overall mood, making me happier and more productive! Most people believe that they’ll be happy at some later date or that there is no such thing as non-chemical mood boosters. Like when they make more money, find their true...
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Are You Resilient and Able to Overcome Challenges?

I feel like I’ve been in a time warp the past few years.  I know as you get older, time goes by more quickly, but seriously?! I made the decision to return to school five years ago to answer a question that had been nagging me for years.  Some people are able to overcome difficulties...
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how to spot a fake coach

4 Ways to Spot a Fake Coach

When I first became a professional coach (more than a decade ago), and people asked what I did for a living, I’d simply say I was a coach. People assumed that meant I coached some type of sports team, such as soccer. That conversation would naturally lead to a correction about me being a “professional coach.” This...
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What’s Better? A Coach within a Franchise or Not?

Is it better to work with a coaching franchise than with an individual professional coach? As with anything in life, it depends!  There are pros and cons to both.  Identifying your needs and goals will help you determine which one is better. Three Areas to Consider There are three areas to consider when making your...
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3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Life or Business Coach

Hiring a life or business coach shouldn’t be done without careful consideration. It’s an emotional and financial commitment. Before jumping into this relationship, you’ll want to find the right coach. Someone with professional training, a proven background, and skills that fit your goals. The Process Before you hire a coach, you should interview a few...
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What Twinkies Can Teach Us About Resiliency

There is no denying it, we all make a mistake at some point, if we didn’t, no one would need business or life coaching.  However, we’re more likely to succeed if we know how to recognize missteps and bounce back. While sugary snack cakes may not have all the answers to life, the Twinkie can teach...
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6 Elements to Assess Your Company’s Culture

When I ask a company owner what they believe their company culture is, they rarely know. Understanding your company’s culture helps you hire the right employees, especially when expanding your team. It sometimes takes executive coaching and business coaching to help management assess and understand the importance of company culture. What is Company Culture? In...
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start with coaching

How Do I Get Started with Coaching?

The power of coaching occurs through the mutual commitment between the coach and the client. It is a challenging process that takes place over time (typically several months) and requires an honest look at yourself.  The first step is to determine whether hiring me as your coach is the right fit for you and me....
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Private Professional Coaching

What is Private Coaching?

Private coaching is working one-on-one with a professional coach to help you clarify and surpass your biggest goals. The goals you set and the time we share is completely personalized. Because it’s a one-on-one session, we focus on your immediate needs. When life and business events come up, you can change direction. This differs from...
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Difference between business coaching and life coaching

How is Business Coaching Different from Life Coaching?

Typically, the goals related to business coaching and life coaching differ. Within business coaching, the focus is typically on profitability, staff development, and operations. Whereas, life coaching is typically focused on a personal pursuit such as identifying your new career or field, managing challenging relationships, and personal growth through stress management and fulfillment. Even though...
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make yourself a priority

Coming Back from the Back Burner

Do you know what happens when you put yourself on the back burner? You burn! If you’re burned out from taking care of everyone and everything else, now is the time to invest in yourself. I was so used to accommodating everyone else’s needs that I totally lost myself. Then I tried to set boundaries...
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life coaching

Adjust Your Sails to the Future

“When you can’t change the direction of the wind – adjust your sails,” is a quote from inspirational writer, H. Jackson Brown, Jr. As a professional coach, I’ve used this quote with my clients many times. I often go on to explain it further, saying, “If a sailor knows a storm is coming from a...
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Life Coaching for Change Management

Fresh Start: New Beginnings and Final Endings

There have to be endings to create new beginnings. An old year ends and a new year begins, full of promises of change and new experiences. Mitch Albom, author of “The Five People You Meet in Heaven,” wrote: “All endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time.” Some of my clients...
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therapy or coaching

How is Coaching Different from Therapy?

Therapy: This relies on awareness of past experiences to bring about healing in the present. It sometimes involves prescriptions when a mental illness is diagnosed. Coaching: A coach does not aim to treat or cure mental health issues. Coaching sheds light on unseen possibilities and strengths, linking awareness to action. In simple terms, therapy and...
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What Are the Benefits of Coaching?

Coaches produce both tangible and intangible benefits. Hiring the right kind of coach for your goals and a coach who is a good fit with you or your company is essential. Depending on what you need to improve upon, you’ll want to look at either a personal (life) coach, a business coach, or possibly an...
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Being a professionial coach doesn't make me an extrovert.

Confident Introverts and Shy Extroverts are Possible!

Because I chose a career as a professional coach, I talk to people, often a lot of people at once. People often perceive me as an extrovert because of my job and frequent role as a public speaker. The assumption is that introverts don’t do well in social situations, especially being front and center of...
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coaching satisfaction levels vary

Satisfaction of Coaching Clients

Are you wondering if current and former coaching clients are satisfied with their experience? Studies indicate significantly different satisfaction levels. What is the difference? The credentials of the coach. When working with a credentialed coach (yes, I am credentialed!), 92% of clients are satisfied, compared to 36% of those working with a non-credentialed coach. Before...
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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Safety First: Our Basic Needs Are Required Before Esteem or Actualization

Reflecting on the recent traumatic experience of Hurricane Irma, I remembered learning in school about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Abraham Maslow proposed his theory of motivation in 1943. The theory simply states that humans have various needs that must be met before progression to the next level is possible. He defined five levels. From bottom...
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3 minute mood boosters
Simple 3-Minute Mood Booster
September 6, 2019
Are You Resilient and Able to Overcome Challenges?
August 13, 2019
how to spot a fake coach
4 Ways to Spot a Fake Coach
January 31, 2019

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