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

Needing less and Enjoying more

A look back at a journal entry…….. August 17, 2012. Perfect night at home. Cubs on TV, Valbuena just hit a home run.  Arroyo for the Reds is pitching.  Scallops with onion and garlic and lime are just about ready to eat.  Potatoes with peas and fresh spinach are about … 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.

Running in your Gifts

M & I on the course

Recently there was an article in Running Times about Dave’s efforts to help the Raramuri/Tarahumara runners. These are indigenous Indians who live in Copper Canyon, Mexico. While they, as a people, have been somewhat romanticized in books like “Born to Run,” we find them to be kind, real, talented individuals who … Continue reading