How Does a Coach Help?

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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

Hiring Assistance

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

Free Strengths Assessment

As a follow up to my blog post on learning to function in my strengths, here is a link to a free strengths assessment.

http://freestrengthsfinder.workuno.com/

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.

Focus On Your Strengths

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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