Coach’s Corner

Create a Power Intention to Achieve Success!

Posted by on Mar 18, 2018 in Self-Improvement | 0 comments

Power Intentions are a beacon to guide us toward our most desired results. Others may call them goals or objectives – important things they want to accomplish.   Power intentions are similar however, they take you one step further. It is something you want to accomplish/change, that is powerful to you and that you intend to accomplish.  Here are some steps to get you moving: Make it about what you desire What one thing would have the most impact on your life today and in the coming year?  If you do this, how would your life be better? Ask...

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Shrink Your Focus to Broaden Your Horizons

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Change, Enviromental Design, Leadership, Uncategorized | 0 comments

“Anyone who has tried to sleep with a mosquito in the room knows the impact of something small. But the positive impact of little things is even greater.” – Television Journalist, Deborah Norville But why are details important? Understanding the details of who you are and what you want enable you to make better decisions for yourself—decisions that will make you thrive. Let’s do an exercise that will help you focus on details. Close your eyes and visualize the picture-perfect chair by a window. See the details and ask yourself: What does the...

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The Environment Always Wins!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2015 in Change, Enviromental Design, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Have you ever wondered why change is so challenging? You go to a weekend sales retreat and come home convinced that you have found the secret of successful selling. You are sure that now business will pick up for you. You get back to work excited to make positive changes … but then nothing happens. Why not? The sure-fire sales method they presented at the retreat sounded so easy while you were there: Just follow these 5 steps and master the art of sales! The thought may even cross your mind, “What is wrong with me that this seems so hard...

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What Does it Take to Become a Strategic Human Resources Leader?

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in Human Resources, Leadership, Strategic Human Resources Leader, Uncategorized | 0 comments

What Does it Take to Become a Strategic Human Resources Leader?

The most successful strategic HR leaders possess qualities that make a significant impact on their organization’s bottom line and human capital, their colleagues and their professional communities. What is in the secret sauce that gives them access and influence to leaders in their organization or, as others might say, “a seat at the table”? I had the amazing opportunity to speak with extraordinary senior HR executives in my community about what it takes to be a successful strategic HR leader. The answer is pretty simple, but not necessarily...

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Living Life in the “Spirit of Play”

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Inspiration, Playing BIG, Uncategorized | 0 comments

When I first started my Life Coaching training at the Center for Coaching Mastery at CoachVille, they talked about one of their core values of “Living life in the Spirit of Play”.  At first, this talk of play left me feeling a little unsure. When I heard someone mention it, I would think “playing sounds frivolous”.  After all, I was training to be a serious coach. When I began telling my friends and family about what I wanted to do as a life coach, I would tell them ‘how cool it would be if we could live life in the “spirit of play”. This...

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Speaking Up – Take It One Step Further

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Playing BIG, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Speaking Up – Take It One Step Further Over the Labor Day weekend, I went to a concert featuring Sara Bareilles at the St. Michelle Winery in the Seattle area. I am a new fan of Sara – mostly because of her song called “Brave”. By the time Sara came on, we had spent a couple of hours picnicking and drinking a glass (or two) of wine.  I stood with everyone one else in that sellout crowd, lifted my arms and sang “Brave” with all of my heart…. Say what you wanna say And let the words fall out Honestly I wanna see you be brave Everybody’s been...

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Get Some Awesome in Your Life

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Inspiration, Uncategorized | 0 comments

I love Kid President. Not only because he is a cute kid with an awesome message, but because he challenges us to grow…

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