Monthly Archives: July 2014

Our Coach is Our Second, Third and Fourth Set of Eyes

Good Coaches Help us Build Our Self-Observation Skills The Exponential Challenge to Change Imagine someone following us around for 24 hours videoing our every action. What do think it would be like for us to view that video? If we could turn off the self-judgment and look at it objectively, what might we learn? This…

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Clarity Trumps Fantasy

Burning Away the Fog of Fantasy Fantasizing about success or changing habits is as effective as fantasizing about winning the lottery as a means to building a retirement fund. Fantasy unlike imagination is not an effective tool for change, growth or success – unless you write fantasy books! Getting clearer on the difference between fantasy…

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Are We Getting Too Much Self-help?

Are you trapped in the dynamic inertia of self-help? I went to the bookstore and asked the saleswoman, “Where’s the self-help section?” She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose. Stephen Wright Self-help book sales are  $550+ million a year Self-help audio book sales are $445 million a year Publishing statistics claim…

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Coaching Tips from Men’s Health

Coaching Tips for Body and Business I’m pretty sure most people know that the business/personal coaching industry is based upon the sports coaching model. For years, professional athletes have used personal coaches to help them reach new heights of performance and success. So, it was not a big surprise to me when I walked into…

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Your Success/Career is What You Make It

Joy of Work – The Haves and Have Nots When it comes to happiness, joy, satisfaction, engagement or simply liking your work, career, job or business venture are you in the haves or have nots? It appears the glass is not half full or half empty. A Gallup poll in 2013 revealed only 13 percent of…

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