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Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2012’

Are Your Plates Spinning or Crashing?

You know the ones I mean – all the things you put on your plate because, someone asked, it’s expected, you couldn’t say no, etc. …. It is just so much easier to say yes than to face the scorn of saying no, and before we know it we are over committed! As the old saying goes – “If you …

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Why Do I Coach?

A few years ago a friend of mine from high school who is a successful businessman asked me why I coached.  Little did he know that his simple question would relegate him to listening to me reflect on my 20 years in the coaching profession.  Ultimately, it came down to a one word answer. Do I coach because of the …

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IF THE MAILMAN WORRIED ABOUT EVERY BARKING DOG…

IF THE MAILMAN WORRIED ABOUT EVERY BARKING DOG, THE MAIL WOULD NEVER GET DELIVERED Too many times in life we are distracted by the clamoring of the people around us. Naysayers who spread their negativity. Well meaning people can also serve as an impediment to you achieving your goals. In order to reach your goals you must put on your blinders and use …

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The Best Time…

Question: When is the best time to plant a tree? Answer: 20 years ago. Question: When is the second best time to plant a tree? Answer: Today!  – Author Unknown We may laugh at this old saying, and it is humorous. It also holds a lot of truth. And it applies to almost anything in life – from doing homework …

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