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How to Communicate with Anyone

How to Communicate with Anyone

We’ve all been on the receiving end of a conversation gone awry. Sure, you had the best intentions, but by the time it’s over you can cut the tension with a knife. What went wrong?How could the other person interpret what I said so differently than how I meant it?Why...

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When the past shows up in the present

When the past shows up in the present

When something from the past is impacting the present, do you even know it? Maybe you left the toxic work environment or escaped the bullying boss. It seems logical to think that you’ve left that all in the past. What tends to be more true is that your past...

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How to Play the Long Game

How to Play the Long Game

Passion is overrated. Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat? I know. Coaches are supposed to help people find passion, not dismiss it. Hear me out. Passion is the thing that gets you started. Passion, fire, fury – call it what you want; but it’s that strong emotion you feel that kicks...

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Words Matter

Words Matter

Words create our world. This phrase has been bouncing around my head since I heard it from a colleague last week. It's no secret that how you talk to yourself matters. When you speak kindly to yourself, you're less stressed, more creative, and more resilient. What...

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The Confidence Trap (and how to get out of it!)

The Confidence Trap (and how to get out of it!)

Confidence can feel like an elusive skill. When you look around, other people seem to have it figured out. They speak eloquently, never seem to be at a loss for words, and have powerful ideas. They're taking action and making things happen. They must be super...

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Befriend Your Fear.

Befriend Your Fear.

“I believe in making fear my friend,” Stacey Abrams told the women of Chief. “I take it out to lunch. We have a nice chat. I excavate it and figure out what’s going on.” I'm with Stacey Abrams when it comes to fear (& in a lot of other ways, too.) Stacey...

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