Do The Things You Don’t Want to Do

I got up this morning and I didn’t feel well.  I wasn’t really sick, I just felt like something wasn’t right.  And then I went to the gym.  I didn’t want to go to the gym because I still didn’t feel well.  But I went and did my 90-minute workout anyway.  When I returned to (more…)

A Knockout Strategy for Your Mind

I was chatting with one of my former coaching clients the other day and he told me a story I need to share. This particular gentleman is a “former” coaching client because he is one of those types of people that like surpassing his teachers. And that makes me one proud coach. This guy took it upon (more…)

What Have You Chosen for Yourself?

There’s a pattern emerging in my life that I’m trying to stop.  It’s a series of questions my husband asks me when he gets home from work. Do you want wine? Red or White? Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc? It drives me nuts.  I know it sounds silly but here’s the back story.  Every day (more…)

Looking for Problems in All the Wrong Places

I’ve had several coaching clients with the same problem – they were looking for problems in all the wrong places.  And by “all the wrong places” I mean EVERYWHERE.  These clients had become experts at finding problems in every area of their lives. For one client it was most predominant in “her industry.”  She wasn’t (more…)

What comes before EQ?

There’s a lot of talk in the corporate world about EQ or Emotional Intelligence.  It works itself into discussions on leadership, management, communications and culture diversity.  But there’s something that proceeds EQ that is currently being ignored and that’s PQ. What’s PQ? Physical intelligence.  Why do I say that Physical Intelligence is being ignored?  Have (more…)

How to Build an Awful Strategy

How do you build an awful strategy?  I mean a really bad one that isn’t going to get you anywhere?  It’s easy.  Build the strategy based on a limiting belief. I’ve been doing some refresher NLP work and listening to some different people say stuff about things I already know but because they say it (more…)

Try Isn’t a Bad Word

If I said to you, “try this” and handed you a piece of gooey pizza, would you lean forward as if to eat it and then not really do it?  I don’t think so.  You’d probably take a bite and tell me whether or not you liked it.  That’s what trying is all about. According (more…)

5 Tips for Introverted Networking

I was listening to a podcast the other day and heard these great tips on Introverted Networking.  You know if you’re one of those introverts if the thought of going to a networking event makes your skin crawl.  But there’s a range of introverted to extroverted tendencies so for some introverts, networking doesn’t happen unless (more…)