My role as a coach changes with every client and with every meeting. My approach is fluid and organic. Currently, I’m helping a client say “NO” to opportunities. The reasons to say yes are many and varied » Some people get asked all the time. Saying “NO” can be hard to … Continue reading
It takes some forethought and practice to know how to introduce yourself. I once had a meeting set up by a friend who knew I was starting a new venture. He knew someone who was generous and who had some experience similar to mine and arranged for us to meet. … Continue reading
One service that I provide, through Debbie Hensleigh Initiatives, is hiring assistance. I have found that many entrepreneurs are good at what they are good at….inventing, pitching, selling, generating enthusiasm, creating, negotiating, closing. But, often they are not so great at hiring just the right talent to take them and … Continue reading
As a follow up to my blog post on learning to function in my strengths, here is a link to a free strengths assessment.
I am not really familiar with this organization, but I love assessments and found this to be helpful for myself. I hope it will be a topic of conversation with people I know and am coaching/mentoring in the future. And….I am considering how to incorporate it into my Life on Purpose series.
It is simply good to be growing, personally. And to take responsibility for personal growth. This is a good tool for understanding yourself better, to identify and acknowledge your strengths so that you can find ways to invest in learning to use them well. Maximize your strengths.
I am not unique in that I grew up in a family where my “strengths in excess” were commented on more often than my strengths used well. I was, sort of, always in trouble. And, often, deservedly so. I never really had a teacher (with the significant exception of Miss … Continue reading