Are you a quitter?

Are you a quitter?

We are often approached by coaching clients when they’re sick of their job and ready to quit. I know that feeling. I’ll never forget my last days at my last job – before I founded this firm. I could feel myself sink into depression each day as my commuter...
Don’t go with the flow

Don’t go with the flow

“Going with the flow is a euphemism for failing.” ~Seth Godin We are often told to go with the flow. To take things in stride. To not let anything upset our apple cart. But what if going with the flow is hurting us? What if we need to still accept things as they...
How to lead through change

How to lead through change

It’s a common refrain throughout many organizations – “The only constant around here is change.” Whether it’s changes in structure, the introduction of new initiatives, leadership changes, or technology rollouts, leaders are being asked...

How to live with your bitter trials

“What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” ~Oscar Wilde I was on the phone with a client yesterday, listening to him detail his most recent situation. It wasn’t good. He was in a tough spot at work with his boss and his team,...

Don’t be a tree

“If you don’t like where you are, move on. You are not a tree.” ~Anonymous The other day my client was complaining about his job situation. He’d been complaining about his boss and his team for a few months, so I asked what had to be asked. “Why are you still there?”...