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Set Your Intention, then Find a Structure to Remember It

I have always been great at testing. There was something about the preparation and pressure of tests that got my adrenaline pumping and allowed me to attack them with complete focus and attention. I knew my stuff!  When I put the stake in the ground to start my own coaching business and give it two years to turn [...]

The Three Most Impactful Coaching Skills for Leaders

"The problem with communication...is the illusion that it has been accomplished."  ~George Bernard Shaw    I have been in the business of coaching for almost 17 years and whenever anyone asks me, what is the number one thing I coach on, I tell them regardless of the reason I’m hired, it frequently comes down to how to communicate [...]

Feel the Fear and Take a Bold Action Anyway

  “I choose bold. I choose action. I choose what's right for the people. I choose to make a difference.”      -- Bill Richardson   Most of you are aware by now that I work with a change and innovation model called The Bigger Game.  I even wrote a book about it. The word “Game” [...]

What I’m Giving Up for Success

“Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you're proud to live.”-- Anne Sweeney I recently joined a new mastermind group and they’ve been stretching me to seriously evaluate what the next steps are that I must take to up my game in both my professional and [...]

It’s a Rewrite

A few months back on The Tonight Show with Stephen Colbert, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the Broadway musical Hamilton that won 11 Emmys, was talking about how he was bringing the musical to Puerto Rico, where his parents are from, for three weeks and donating all the money to arts organizations in Puerto Rico.  At that time, it had been over two years [...]

Defining Your Personal Power

“Personal power is the ability to stand on your own two feet with a smile on your face in the middle of a universe that contains a million ways to crush you.” ― J.Z. Colby Let’s talk about personal power. I use the term power frequently in my work. Power in authenticity, power in using one’s voice, stepping into your power, [...]

10 Truths About Leadership

"To be a leader is to enjoy the special privileges of complexity, of ambiguity, of diversity - but especially the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who permit us to lead." ~ Max DePree I have often wondered if you take someone who is a great leader out of their context or circumstance, would [...]

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