The leadership power of “not yet”

The leadership power of “not yet”

I was on the phone with a client the other day, planning for our next coaching session which will be our last coaching session. In general, we have a process we take clients through to help them “solidify” and hold onto all the things they’ve learned and changes...
Walk in their moccasins

Walk in their moccasins

“Great Spirit, help me never to judge another until I have walked in his moccasins.” ~Sioux Indian Prayer “I would never do it that way,” we think when we see someone on our staff take a wrong stab at a problem. “What are they thinking?” we wonder, as we watch them...
Why habits matter

Why habits matter

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” ~Jim Ryun Everything, or at least most things, seems difficult before you start them. You want a huge change in your life, your work, your relationships, your health – but it seems so...
The value of a closed mouth

The value of a closed mouth

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.” ~Will Rogers The other day I walked away from a conversation with a refrain echoing in my head. It used to be more common for me, but I’ve been working on it – hard. Unfortunately yesterday I slipped into old behavior, and I was...