“There’s so much I could learn from him, if he didn’t drive me crazy,” said a coaching client about his colleague. “What are all the cool things you would learn?” I asked. “What if your desire to learn could swallow your resistance in the moment?” What a great lesson from this client: It takes putting[…]
When Martin, a leader in his company, came for coaching, he felt stalled and immobilized. He was a good man who had difficulty believing success and happiness were possible. He was going through the motions of being a leader, and became so self-focused that he spent an inordinate amount of time trying to prove himself.[…]
What might we cling to so tightly that we don’t know we are missing a vast possibility of choices?
Continual self-awareness is an essential leadership power.
Each day take several relaxed breaths and trust.
As a leader, ask yourself: Do my colleagues matter to me? Am I present and respectful to them? Am I generous-spirited?
You are already enough. Stop working so hard to be someone else.
A new year is a fresh chance to dream your biggest dream, live large and love fully. What do you want to inscribe on this clean slate?
Pausing to take stock has great power.
Be thankful for every little thing, especially the hard things.