How is Your Personal Foundation?

Lately there has been increased demand for personal coaching. That said, for any coaching endeavor to be effective, whether it is business or executive or life, it is going to get personal. When I entered Coach U and began my two year professional training, students were to complete a program called Personal Foundation, created by Thomas […] Continue Reading

Relationship Building Tip: Circle Back

Coined in 2010, "circle back" has a variety of connotations in the Urban Dictionary, yet in the context I'm using it here, it's on point. How often does someone (maybe you) ask for an opinion, a suggestion, a referral? How often are you in a conversation where someone makes a recommendation and the other person responds by exclaiming their […] Continue Reading

Coaching – It’s Personal

What does this photo have to do with goal setting, workplace productivity, and leadership skills? The other day I had dinner with my gal pal Dindy Yokel at her client's excellent new Chinese restaurant,  Soi (think hole-in-the-wall China Grill). Over sticky black rice studded with shitake mushrooms and shrimp, baby bok choy and udon noodles with […] Continue Reading

5 Tips for Coping with Change

Recently a company I work with announced a large reorganization. In this case, it isn't only positions - it is whole departments getting reassigned, outsourced, or eliminated. The changes coming down the pike got me thinking about the subject of coping with change. Sure, change is a part of life. It’s how we grow as human beings. It starts from […] Continue Reading