Category Archives: Best Practices

How to Exit the Hamster Wheel of Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive dissonance—the discomfort that comes from holding two competing beliefs—can create a stall or standstill for your coaching clients. It might show up in forms such as… > A client who wants a career in the arts but has family/spouse/parents … Continue reading

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How to (Literally) Create Good Coaching Chemistry

It is life-changing to have someone in your life who “gets you.” Someone who sees you and understands you and believes in you. Tom Rath, in his book, Vital Friends, studied homelessness and was curious about what allowed some people … Continue reading

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Make “V” Day, “Me” Day

Valentine’s Day – “V” Day – is good, right? It’s an opportunity to remind those around us of our love and appreciation. But this Valentine’s Day, I’m also inviting myself to do something a little different. Instead of it just … Continue reading

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Why Your Client’s “To Do” List Isn’t Getting Done

As a coach, you’ll find that most clients come to you with a goal. They also come with the expectation that a “To Do” list of strategic actions will be the bridge between where they are now and where they … Continue reading

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