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  1. Read the article, "Sometimes Life Takes an Unexpected Turn"

    Sometimes Life Takes an Unexpected Turn

    Personal Development

    One of the curious parts of doing executive and life coaching is that while working with clients on their “stuff”, I sometimes have my own “stuff” happening simultaneously. It happened that way this summer.

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  2. Winning is Everything. Or is it?

    Leadership

    I’m a golfer. My golfing roots run deep…my mother was born in St Andrews in Scotland, where it all started back around 1400. My grandfather was a club maker there, and my dad was a member of the St Andrews…

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  3. What Do Golfing and Executive Coaching Have in Common?

    Executive Coaching

    Two Passions… I took up golf at the age of 13 and it became my all-consuming passion for many years. I would play 2 or 3 rounds a day in the summer, hand-mowed my parents lawn every day, and brushed…

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  4. 12 “Truths” About Personal Change and Development

    Executive Coaching

    Try saying yes to the mess. I expect that everyone has a story of some personal change they are trying to make.  Here’s a short list of stories I hear about most often . . .   Want to lose…

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  5. Are You Tired of Automatically Saying “Yes”?

    Executive Coaching

    Seems like everywhere I go, people end up talking about how busy they are.  Having more things to do than can reasonably be done (or done well) has become a dubious badge of honor that many of us put on…

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  6. Read the article, "What Matters Most? Aligning Our Time, Priorities and Actions"

    What Matters Most? Aligning Our Time, Priorities and Actions

    Personal Development

    Over-doing can distract us from focusing on what matters most. . . What is an over-doer?  One definition is . . . “someone who does something to excess”.  That’s me, when I am not careful.  Is over-doing also a problem for…

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  7. The 24 Hour Rule

    Personal Development

    “Act in Haste, Repent in Leisure” . . . Written by American author David Foster Wallace, this simple statement is a mantra I use to remind myself of the danger I court when I respond too quickly to events presented…

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  8. Making it Safe for Others to Tell You Their Story

    Personal Development

    In order to understand where something has gone off track with someone else, you need to learn more about what you don’t know. You need to understand what is going on for the other person, and what their story is….

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  9. How Not to Win the “Doesn’t Play Well with Others” Prize

    Personal Development

    In working with clients, we notice an underlying theme. Regardless of whether we’re asked to help with developing a strategic plan, help a team work together more effectively or coach one on one to develop leadership skills or improve on…

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