Coaches Corner

Actionable information to help you grow your practice.

Choose Your Reactions!

Nov 25, 2020

As the quarantine wears on, it’s important to remind ourselves that we can always choose our reactions. Whatever is happening around us, our mindset is a choice we can make: Positive, or negative Happy, or unhappy Productive, or idle Taking charge, or worrying. I first wrote about this in March when none of us had any idea…

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What Is Emotional Intelligence?

Nov 18, 2020

“Emotional intelligence”, or EQ, has become a popular buzzword in business recently. What does emotional intelligence mean? I guess you could call it a fancy term for what we used to know as “soft skills”. Buzzwords seem to turn up in every pursuit employing a unique skill set. People love to throw them around, because…

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Keep The Positive Energy!

Nov 11, 2020

Here I focus on a fascinating audio interview with Donnie Tuttle and Keziah Robinson. Donnie styles his interviews as “The Purpose Driven Executive”. Keeping positive energy is key to satisfaction with your results, and a happy life. I truly hope that’s why you do what you do! Keziah Robinson was Donnie’s recent interviewee, She talks about keeping…

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What Is Your Core Talent?

Nov 4, 2020

Jack Canfield, of Chicken Soup for the Soul fame, followed that blockbuster with other bestsellers. Among those is The Success Principles, a book which Eric Lofholm discussed during October in his free 15-minute daily motivational call. Last Thursday Eric focused on Canfield’s principle #39, where he reminds us that we each have a core talent. We are so good…

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Do You Take Enough Action?

Oct 27, 2020

Several years ago I was appointed Chief Pilot for a freight airline. We were incurring a high rate of “ramp strikes” – propellers or wing tips striking something on the ramp. Damage! Delays – a mortal sin in the freight business! Management’s patience was wearing thin! In discussions with many pilots I detected a mindset…

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Connect! Connect! Connect!

Oct 21, 2020

As you’ve noticed, I often mine Alex Sanfilippo’s Creating a Brand podcasts for “golden nuggets”. I found a real gem to share with you this week, I think! I hope you agree. Michelle Tillis Lederman and I have been connected on LinkedIn for some time. Her approach to communication and teamwork fits right in with mine. Michelle…

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What Do The World’s Most Effective Leaders Do?

Oct 14, 2020

My continuous quest for ideas to help leaders do business better led me to this article by Justin Breen. Justin is the founder and CEO of BrEpic, a PR company that leverages a brand’s unique story to grow. In that work he interviews hundreds of high-performing entrepreneurs. He’s identified 8 patterns of these leaders that appear repeatedly. I…

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Great Productivity Advice from 10 Women Leaders

Oct 12, 2020

During the past 20 years I’ve striven to understand ways to make my life more productive. Of course that also makes it more rewarding. Here we often discuss my own and others’ methods for improving mindset, attitude, work routines, and other ways of improving productivity. This issue continues that. We check out Anna Meyer’s assembly of…

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What Are You Blind To?

Oct 12, 2020

Several years ago, I worked with a coach who had endured and partially overcome severe optical problems. (Hi, Tom!) Many people whose eyes don’t work so well (think Helen Keller) have clear views in other areas of life. Tom helped me gain incredible insight into many things i couldn’t see. My eyes see better than most…

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