You’ve more than likely heard of your Genius Zone, or your Zone of Genius. You may not know where the term comes from. And that it is part of an entire framework for how to think about your day-to-day activities. This concept was first discussed in “The Big Leap” by Gay Hendricks. Here’s how it goes… Our […]MORE
In her TedTalk, “Why you should talk to strangers,” Kio Stark talks about the importance of getting past our discomfort when it comes to seeing strangers and embracing those fleeting but potentially profound moments of connection.She challenges her audience to do one of four things when meeting a stranger. 1First, is the simplest. If they make […]MORE
In this last blog article of the series, we’re getting to the really fun stuff. Our final foundational element is to work on our clients’ psychology. For many of us, this is why we got into coaching.
When we look at someone’s psychology, we want to look at three things…MORE
Our 5th foundational element of coaching is to build good habits and remove bad ones. This element is about building in the day-to-day consistency that will get our clients to the other side of the transformation. Building Good HabitsFirst, what helpful habits do our clients need to add daily to make the transformation easier? You […]MORE
The 4th element of the foundations of coaching is to help our clients develop the skills and knowledge they need to make the transformation. What skills does someone who has reached the transformation have?What knowledge do they have?For example, in The Coaches Accelerator, by the time my clients reach the end of the last building […]MORE
Last year I had to break up with a friend. This was someone I had been good friends with for about four years. Over the years I had been there for her in numerous ways. Everything from helping her with her business to helping her process many break ups. I had spent many, many hours […]MORE
The 3rd foundational element of coaching is to help our clients design an optimal environment. This includes both physical environments and the people in their lives. This blog post is all about helping our clients change their physical environment. Changing the physical environment is one of the easiest things our clients can do to achieve the […]MORE
In this article, we’ll talk about how to… Take the vision we’ve co-created with our clients in part 1, and Help them create an action plan that will get them to the other side of the transformation. In a previous blog series, I talked about The Art of Steady Progress. This is the idea that we […]MORE
In this series, I’ll be sharing what I consider to be the six foundational elements of coaching. And in this post, I’ll share the first one — uncovering a crystal clear and inspired vision.
When you add these six elements to your coaching, you’ll build a solid foundation to work from.MORE
We’re at the final blog article in this series. (Check out parts 1,2,3,4 if you need to catch up)So far we’ve talked about the following steps…1Setting daily plans that are realistic.2Assessing those plans with compassion and kindness, and not judgment. Making sure that we’re starting with the positives.3Making small improvements using Kaizen, the Pareto principle, and […]MORE