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

Low Self-Esteem or Overly Confident?

People in all levels of the professional (and personal) stratosphere have issues with self-esteem; some too much, some not enough. Low self-esteem appears as lack of confidence, fear, uncertainty, and difficulty making decisions. An overly confident person may come across as arrogant, impatient, and abrasive. A person with low self-esteem can be […] 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