Coaching

Do you cultivate an attitude of love and appreciation?

When we focus on love, we truly change our perceptions of the world. Some may call it naiveté and believe we live in a cruel, hateful world in which you must watch your back. Of this I agree… If you believe that, that is exactly the world you live in. I choose otherwise. You have …

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Why You Should Know Your Purpose, Mission and Vision?

Working with colleagues recently on a personal and professional growth piece on understanding purpose, vision and mission, we had a strong sense that none of that can happen meaningfully if we don’t have a clear understanding of our core values. Your core values are your most fundamental beliefs and establish the foundation of standards, behaviors …

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Hate In Your Heart Will Consume You. How Can You Let Go?

“You can’t let him get away with that!” were the words spewed in “encouragement” after a particularly bitter and heated exchange. For most of us, our first thought after a conflict is about how we can respond so that we can prove ourselves and appear tough. Often that response is retaliatory and prompted by the …

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Nelson Mandela – “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”

Fear pops up a lot in the midst of making significant life changes, whether it is a fear of failure, a fear of rejection, a fear of the unknown. It is interesting to note that the Bible addresses the need to “fear not” more than 300 times. Do you think it has been a significant barrier …

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Anatole France, “To accomplish great things…believe”

I will admit that I have always been a gotta-see-it-to-believe-it kind of guy. Makes sense, right? Actually, most of us probably are to varying degrees. I have come to understand the opposite of that. If you want to see something in life, you have to believe it is possible first. There is great potential in …

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“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” – Bruce Lee

Where is the breakdown between knowing what we know and turning that gift of knowledge into application? What is it that will turn our willingness to take action into the act that moves us forward? I am trying to become more aware of those moments that I say, “I know”, but have not done anything …

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