Emotional Agility (2016) Susan David

et Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life

December 28th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Emotional Agility (2016) Susan David|

Creating Mobility for Change – Going beyond the New Year’s Resolution



The pressure to make changes in anticipation of a more fulfilling life are very prevalent in our every day lives.  We are always looking for ways to make things better and personal growth for many is described as getting better at something.  Tim Gallwey developed some key insights on the dynamics of personal change […]

February 15th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Creating Mobility for Change – Going beyond the New Year’s Resolution|

Welcome Back Blog – Achievement through Connection



As I move forward from an eventful year of learning and establishing myself in the profession of coaching, I feel more clear about the purpose of my blog and how I can make a contribution to the thinking about personal improvement that will lead to a meaningful life and the feeling of fulfillment.  Being […]

February 1st, 2016|General|Comments Off on Welcome Back Blog – Achievement through Connection|

Resistor to Change: The Lizard Brain

Quieting the Lizard Brain  outlines the neuroscience behind why we have difficulty getting things done.  A great deal of the work that is done in Coaching is related to quieting the lizard brain.

Shipping on time and on budget – how does that apply to  your work? your life?

August 8th, 2014|Business Leadership|Comments Off on Resistor to Change: The Lizard Brain|

Simon Sinek – The Golden Circle

The Golden Circle provides insight into moving people to action from the inside out.  Why? How? What?
  People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it

How does that work for you?

August 6th, 2014|Business Leadership|Comments Off on Simon Sinek – The Golden Circle|

Art is Frightening – Getting comfortable outside the Safety Zone

Seth Godin – Challenging the status quo – how high will  you fly?
Art isn’t pretty
Art isn’t painting

Art isn’t something you hang on the wall.

Art is what w do when we’re truly alive.

If you’ve already decided that you’re not an artist. It’s worth considering why you made that decision and what it might take to […]

August 3rd, 2014|General|Comments Off on Art is Frightening – Getting comfortable outside the Safety Zone|

How does passion fit in?

Cal Newport – Follow your passion is bad advice

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The message for me was that the power of passion can emerge naturally through a very purposeful approach that involves being skillful and having a clear plan.  Deep work is the essence …… difficult … will improve with practice …. makes you feel alive!!!

What […]

July 8th, 2014|Business Leadership|Comments Off on How does passion fit in?|

Moving towards change

Michelangelo is often quoted as having said that inside every block of stone or marble dwells a beautiful statue; one need only remove the excess material to reveal the work of art within.

–    …….  all energies should be focused on chipping away at the stone, getting rid of whatever is in the way of […]

April 21st, 2014|General|Comments Off on Moving towards change|

Learner Judger Mindset Part 2

Exercising good judgment vs. being judgmental

There is often some confusion about the potential connection between exercising good judgment and being judgmental.   Our experiences and learning help us develop the skill of exercising good judgment to a point where we can lead change and use expertise to influence others in a positive way. Although there […]

April 6th, 2014|Business Leadership, Family Relationships|Comments Off on Learner Judger Mindset Part 2|

Learner Judger mindset – part 1

Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.
– Isaac Asimov
It’s not differences that divide us. It’s our judgements about each other that do.
– Margaret J. Wheatley
The focus of this blog is to invite you into the thinking about the “learner […]

March 28th, 2014|Family Relationships, General|Comments Off on Learner Judger mindset – part 1|