Coaching Excellence Blog

Coaches Get Coached, Too

Being in the industry that I am, people frequently ask me if I ever worked with a coach or if I presently do. Short answer, “Yes.” Longer answer… I’ve worked with multiple coaches; I always do. Coaches and mastermind groups have always been a critical element of my own development. Recently, I’ve even been working […]

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When Work…Really Isn’t Work

I’ve been in the coaching game for quite a while. At times, I wish I had found my calling sooner. Other times, I think I found it exactly when I was supposed to. Perhaps the universe had been calling me and I hadn’t heard it. Or, maybe the universe didn’t beckon until the time was […]

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How To Take The Leap & Fly Solo

Frequently, I get questions sent to me via email, Facebook, and Twitter. One I recently received asks: “I’m a recently certified coach and I’m trying to build enough of a client roster to be able to ditch my full-time job and coach full-time. I work…so I can only coach on nights and on weekends. It’s […]

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What is the #1 Reason Why You’ll Want to Join iPEC’s Dialogue Among Coaching Leaders?

I’ve distilled my success formula down to one single thing…something I discovered while working with iPEC’s President, Luke Iorio, and it’s the one ‘why…’ the one reason you’ll want to grab your ticket for the upcoming Dialogue Among Coaching Leaders event when it comes to a city near you. Connection. These days, every success I’m creating […]

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Are You A Leader Or A Manager?

Many know that “leading” is very different from “managing.” Managing focuses on the details; controlling the process and results, as well as keeping employees on-task. Managing encourages employees to come to you with problems and, in return, expecting you to provide the answer. Leading is about empowering employees to understand the details in relation to […]

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An Underutilized Negotiating Skill

The mere mention of the word “negotiation” creates a rather visceral response in people. For some, it’s excitement around competing for, and striking, the best deal. Others (likely the majority), cringe at the thought of the back-and-forth, trying to guess what will, and will not, work. “Negotiating,” in either of the above scenarios, is basically a zero sum game […]

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