Personal Growth

Why Coaching Is So Important

I say our thoughts create our beliefs, our beliefs create our behaviors, our behaviors create the world around us. The thing about behaviors is that we bring our past to them until we learn a different perspective. We do what we’ve always done. It may not be what you want, it may not be what…

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The Unexpected Irony of the Positive Thinking Movement

GUEST POST BY JANET RICHMOND The very thing you think would not happen with the Positive Thinking Movement is the very thing that has begun to crop up. Thinking positively has unwittingly created a backlash of sorts in that it sometimes has become a reason to judge others. Many of us have heard someone say…

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10 Easy Steps to Get Your Book Written

I recently spoke with someone who identified herself as an author. When I asked what she had written, she explained she had spent the last 19 years working on her “yet to be published” book. 19 years. I didn’t even know how to respond to that. While I do have shoes older than that, for…

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10 Action Items That Lead You to Success

Successful people make shit happen! They don’t sit around waiting for things to happen. And they certainly don’t make excuses. So rather than focusing on what you haven’t been doing, let’s start looking at what you can do – starting now! Exercise to start the day. Get up and get moving. This gives you the…

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5 Tips to Successful Authorship

So you’ve decided to write a book … That’s great! I just want you to understand all the effort, energy, blood, sweat and tears that you put into birthing that book (for some people this is a decades-long process) adds up to only 5% of the work needed to have a successful publication. Only. Five.…

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10 Tips to Break Bad Habits

Old bad habits: I chewed my fingernails until they bled. I sucked my thumb until I was 11. I chewed my hair. I smoked two packs a day. New bad habits: I need adult supervision at the pet store because I want to bring every fur baby home. I leave my shoes where I take…

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What it Takes to be Coached

As a coach, it’s not my job to believe in your limitations. I will not let you argue in favor of them. But what the hell does that mean? Well, it means you don’t get to keep running down all of your reasons why you don’t have what you want in your life right now. They’re…

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I'm Calling Bullshit!

Here’s the thing. I’m never going to be able to do the work for you. As much as I’d like to, as easy as it might be, and as much as I might want it more for you than you do yourself – this is your life. These are your responsibilities. So when you don’t…

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