There’s nothing more important to me than sharing stories of challenges, triumphs, hope and encouragement. My blog focuses on how personal values drive our actions, and our actions determine our results, in both our personal and professional lives.
Hold onto your hats; pursuing awesomeness can get a little messy.
NOTE: This is the first in a series of 10 articles on the benefits of implementing a coaching culture in your organization. The internet is buzzing about the relationship between culture, coaching, performance and engagement. Every leader is looking for ways to...read more
There's a lot of discussion about the generation gap in today's workforce. I've never been into labels... Gen X, Gen Y, Millennials, Boomers... But there are different expectations for someone who is 25 than 55 AND there are some similar expectations. Guess what? You...read more
Have you ever taken a personality assessment like Myers-Briggs, Caliper, StrengthsFinder or DISC? I've done them all. And after every one, the first thing I notice isn't what makes me special, unique and wonderful; the first thing I notice are my weaknesses, gaps and...read more
On a recent coaching call, my coaching client said, "I want to become great at _______, but I don't know how to do it." I let a moment pass before I responded. And then I replied with three words. Yes. You. Do. As a coach, I have an important role to play. It's not to...read more
Students of Vinton-Shellsburg’s unique entrepreneurial class are in the middle of a 10-week pilot program, designed to build upon its mission of closing the gap between academic success and performance in the workplace.read more
The Discovery & Clarify coaching package is ideal for the person who's looking to overcome roadblocks, find clarity on a decision, move past a "sticky point" in their life, or even kickstart a new venture. As your personal Success Coach, I have the honor of coming...read more
Something incredible happened during the historic Game 7 of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. It rained. It rained enough that the officials decided that it was necessary to delay the game until the showers passed. But the story...read more
When were little we believed in the power of our dreams. We dreamed big dreams of being a scientist, playing in a band, being a famous movie star, a princess, an astronaut... the President. We believed we could be anything, until somewhere in our school years, we...read more
There is tremendous power in authenticity and transparency when it comes to who we are. These values are at the core of strong relationships that result in trust. Sometimes, however, things can get a little messy when our own pride and ego get in the way and trust — even likability — are seriously compromised.read more
Most coaches and organizational experts promote their years of classroom experience, credentials and affiliations to communicate their ability to advise, strategize and consult with their clients. I say, if it works, great. But that's not me. My ‘classroom experience’...read more