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mindful

Mindful Planning in a Pandemic

Restlessness use to me my middle name!  I was always running to the next challenge, idea or crises!  In a positive light, it supported my constant improvement and achievement.  In a negative shadow, it created an incredible amount of chaos in my life and exhausted me.   I would probably still be somewhat lost in […]

perspective

5 Critical R’s to End & Begin with a Positive Perspective

Letting go of 2020 and Welcoming 2021 Year 2020, a culmination of many disruptors and a ‘world tsunami’ (pandemic) that has left many fatigued and surviving.  I think we can all agree that the year has been extremely challenging.  And with challenge comes deep learning, shifting and creating new ways of being.   We are […]

routine

Designing Your Ideal Routine is Critical for Sustainable Change

In the sport of gymnastics, gymnasts perform routines.  The routines consist of skills that the gymnast receives a score for in competition.  In the gym however, the gymnast will ‘drill the skill’ and work toward mastering the flow of the routine.  Being able to perform that routine at its highest and best is the gymnast’s […]

Mentoring vs Coaching

Mentor Coaching vs. Coaching Supervision

What’s the difference between Mentor Coaching and Coaching Supervision? In my years of working with coaches, I’ve been asked this question often, so I thought I would clarify the two.  While this reading may be a ‘bit dry’, hopefully it will help you to understand the definitions and differences as laid out by the International […]

Just Checking In

Just Checking In!

Three simple words. They carry a message of; I care, I see you, I’m acknowledging the importance of our relationship.  In the coaching world, we are taught to ‘check in’ periodically in the coaching session as well as throughout the coaching engagement to make sure that we are working toward what the client wants.  What […]

Colorado Rockies

Mountainous Musings…..Unplugged and Untethered

My happy place is very specific-the Colorado Rockies. I lived in Colorado for a short 3-year period as a youth and try to get back as often as I can. This trip I had the opportunity to spend 8 wonderful days hiking and taking in the Colorado Rockies. The trip was amazing and caused me […]

Balance

The Key to Work-Life Balance

“Being with imbalance allows for balance.” Wait, what? How can being with imbalance allow balance? That’s a paradox! Yes, it is, and like most things that begin at odds with each other, when you get to the midpoint between the two, they are more alike than different. One of the most sought-after balances is work/life […]

Starbucks

Creating Your ‘Starbucks’ Experience: 4 Area’s to Define Your Unique Work Experience.

When I think of ‘Creating an Experience’ I think of Starbucks, a company that sells coffee. However, Starbucks does not just sell coffee, do they? Starbucks is a company that created an ‘experience’ of coffee. So much so, that many coffee companies followed suit in creating aesthetic and service ‘experiences’ that left the costumer wanting […]