Do you really need advice?

Do you really need advice?

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” ~Erica Jong The other day I noticed a pattern during a recent coaching session. It was pretty obvious and hard to miss. My client was sharing a number of situations she was facing...
Is that really you in the mirror?

Is that really you in the mirror?

I’ve learned over the years that we don’t always see ourselves very accurately. We think we’re being fair, and yet we’re being biased. We think we’re being kind, and we have a tone to our voice. We think we’re being direct, and no...
Eight ways to avoid blowing up at work

Eight ways to avoid blowing up at work

On a recent train ride my husband struck up a conversation with a fellow passenger who was a banker. They talked about the work they do and their families. When my husband mentioned that I am an executive coach the banker smiled and said, “I had a coach last...