• Friendly Feedback

    Friendly Feedback5

    Recently I had the privilege and pleasure of hearing Dr. Marshall Goldsmith speak on the value of feedback. For sure he was a name I knew but experiencing the person was so much more impressive. Dr. Goldsmith spoke to a room full of hundreds of coaches at the International Coach Federation Midwest Conference in Indianapolis,

  • Coach – Does everyone need one?

    Coach – Does everyone need one?15

    In my new role at the President of the International Coach Federation, Austin Charter Chapter I get asked a lot of questions. I love that, I’m a coach after all, I love questions. One question I get asked is “Do you think everyone needs a coach?”. What a great question!

  • The Coach Approach

    The Coach Approach4

    Language is always evolving – words and phrases changing meaning, nouns becoming verbs. “The Coach Approach” has potential for this, in my biased opinion.

  • Three Ways A Life Coach Can Help Your Self-Leadership

    Three Ways A Life Coach Can Help Your Self-Leadership0

    Balancing daily life is challenging for most people. Work demands time from family, family demands time from work, and both demand any personal time you might have left. When there is no balance it can lead to frustration and unhappiness, and it can feel as though things are beyond your control; but it doesn’t need to

  • Effective Coaching Empowers Employees

    Effective Coaching Empowers Employees0

    In order to describe coaching, it is helpful if you first understand what a coach is. A coach is someone who teaches, trains, or instructs. Coaching is not counselling. Coaching is the act of helping someone improve their skills and abilities that they already have in order to live the life they want.  

  • Instructional Leadership: Are You Ready?

    Instructional Leadership: Are You Ready?0

    North America is currently experiencing a groundswell in the number of people participating in instructional leadership relationships. Why? Are individuals engaging in an unprecedented new relationship paradigm? Or are we as a society now simply becoming more aware of relationships that have always been with us, functioning with the role and responsibilities of  instructional leaders?