Coaching

Falling In Love Again

When I took my first coaching training in 2003, I remember the feeling of a new world opening up to me–and the thrill of learning.  I soon discovered that coaching was not just a profession or a set of tools, but a way of life. The “being” of coaching translated into curiosity, playfulness, and exquisite…

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Fit by Fifty

 Blinding flash of the obvious: As I age, the pounds go on easier. With no changes, the bulge around my waist will only get bigger. No amount of creatively wearing clothes (loose tops, busy prints, and dark colors) will hide the extra poundage. For the past few months, I've done a double take in the…

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The Impact of Good Intentions

Recently, a participant from a program that I delivered several years ago emailed me, saying how much she enjoyed my ezine.  In the process of re-connecting, I asked her how she had fared in the recession as a small business owner.  What she told me not only surprised me, it delighted me. While financially it…

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How Good Are You at Self-Advocacy?

It's been awhile since I posted here. I've been learning about advocacy and self-advocacy.  In preparing for a talk in Houston next week for the Juvenile Arthritis annual conference, I looked up the definition of "advocate." (The title of my talk is "Advocacy: Finding Your Voice." Contact me if you are in Houston and you…

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Advice on Careers and Business

A few places to look for good advice on your career or business: How To Hire a Career Coach from Marci Alboher's blog, Working the New Economy.  Marci draws on the advice of many coaches (I know, because I was one of them) to compile some thoughtful answers to the biggest questions around hiring a…

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