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Here are some of my thoughts and different ideas, which have evolved over my years of coaching. This article is ...read more
This time last week, my husband and I were on vacation in this idyllic location and I took this photo from my kayak. It was truly the best island vacation I’ve ...read more
This is one metaphor I’ve used for a while, so thought I’d share it here too. It involves a helicopter and the different views it offers us depending on our coaching skills ...read more
Hands up anyone who enjoys being in conflict with someone? Conflict is a serious disagreement or argument with someone where there is often a ‘winner’ and a loser’ mentality. Maybe some people enjoy conflict, yet for the majority of people, we do not have a good experience of being in conflict with another person.
Metaphor is a direct form of communication, as it cuts through a lot of words and mental churn.
Through metaphor, our client connects more holistically to an internal picture that has movement, feeling, energy and sound. It’s a fully immersive ...read more
I understand there may be learning styles and brain wiring that is at play. I’m not going to address ...read more
I’m working from the premise that we believe that as a coach, our job is to serve our client. What that ...read more
When I first began coaching 20 years ago, I was like every other new coach; trying to figure out how to use questions as a main way of drawing out knowledge from my client. This was so different than the consulting work I was doing, where I was paid for my expertise, therefore ...read more