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...
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...
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.)...
Are Your Goals Agile?

Are Your Goals Agile?

I call BS on the idea that goals need to be fixed and linear. You’ve probably seen one of the many memes that depicts setting and reaching goals in a nice stair-step formation. Yeah, not so much. It’s pretty obvious right now (almost a year into a global...
On Endings and Beginnings

On Endings and Beginnings

I offer this practice at the end of 2020 – a very challenging year to say the least, but it can be used at any ending and beginning. It’s a chance to reflect, and to look forward. An easy way to get clarity, find the lessons, and set yourself up to head in...