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A Habit of Action

It is often too easy to get into a habit of doing the same things at the same times.  It is easy to get stuck in routines or habits.  This is a common barrier to creating meaningful change and achieving … Read more

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Creating the Shift

Coaching is a great tool for creating a shift from procrastinating or being reactive to taking action and being proactive.  Coach training highlights the importance of a forward focus and includes asking questions so that clients plan proactively.  Coaches serve … Read more

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Get it Right versus Get it Done

Sometimes people prefer to focus primarily on getting things right (35% of the population) and sometimes people prefer to focus primarily on getting things done (15% of the population).  (If you are wondering where the other 50% are then you … Read more

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Procrastination and Coaching

If a client is procrastinating, what can a coach do to support them moving forward?  A coach creates awareness in their client around their reasons for procrastinating, motivations to be proactive, and effective ideas to change from procrastinating to moving … Read more

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Setting the Example

When people are considering coach training, the question sometimes comes up, “Are coaches expected to be perfect?”  It is funny this is asked because ultimately we are all human and that means we are imperfect; coaches do have coaches, coaches … Read more

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Do Coaches Procrastinate?

Silly question – you may as well ask, “Are coaches human?”  Yes, coaches procrastinate.  More pertinent questions are, “How much?” and “How often?”  The reality check is, “What happens?” Because how much and how often people and/or coaches procrastinate varies … Read more

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The Challenge: Acknowledging Progress and Success

How many people do you know that forget to acknowledge their own progress and success?  It is ironic then when people do achieve something so many either forget or are hesitant to acknowledge themselves.  At the same time, acknowledging yourself … Read more

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The Challenge: Accountability

When setting goals and planning action steps it often helps to have an accountability partner.  Having an accountability partner means you committed to someone else.  It may involve a scheduled time and/or place, a reporting in, and reminders.  Sometimes knowing … Read more

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The Challenge: Shift from Over-committing to Choosing

Recently several different clients have faced a similar challenge: over-committing.  How does this happen?  When people are asked to do something, sometimes they have a hard time saying no.  Perhaps they are unsure of how to say no.  Sometimes what … Read more

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The Challenge: Shift from Limiting to Creating Possibilities

When you ask people what their biggest barrier to success is, how often will they respond with, “me”?  What is it that has us limiting ourselves?  And, more significantly, how can we change that?  Changing it for ourselves and helping … Read more

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