Today let’s explore what we focus on, who we focus on, and how our focus determines our degree of happiness and resilience. We live in a world that thrives, or more accurately subsists, on comparison, competition, and seeking attention. It’s rampant on social media, in the workplace, and even in the White House. The wholeContinue reading Find Your Focus
Greetings are important because they initiate conversation or interaction. Most of the time we just gloss over the greeting, not putting much, if any, emphasis on what we say or how we say it. So what does a greeting sound like? It can take all sorts of forms. Hi. Hello. How are you? What’s up?Continue reading When a Greeting is more than a Greeting
What is the meaning of life? Is it a course of challenges and accomplishments? Is it a game of opportunities and choices? Is it a situation of “what ifs” and “what could bes?” Is it a landscape of logic and economics? Or is it an environment of intuition and morality? Most likely it is aContinue reading Do You Live Life Like You are Writing Your Resume or Your Eulogy?
How many times have you thought, “This work sucks.” How many times have you thought, “I should really look for another job.” How many times have you thought, “If only I could find the right job to match my values.” How many times have you thought, “What is my purpose here anyway?” We’ve all beenContinue reading Are You Looking Far Enough Down the Road?
Well, maybe not everyone. But we all do some coaching at various times either at work or in life. Some folks do coaching better than others. Some lean on their listening skills. Others lean on their motivating skills. And others lean on their evaluating skills. Raise your hand if you think your core coaching skillContinue reading Everyone’s a Coach
Coaches are a unique part of work and life. They provide guidance without pulling. They explore opportunities without pushing. They resolve issues without instructing. It’s really quite a remarkable gift to be a good coach. I’ve been a coach for just over 4 weeks now and I can tell you that it’s not easy. SomeContinue reading Managers Manage and Leaders Lead, but Coaches Do It All