Go Fourth – and do Great Things

Go Fourth – and do Great Things

The Fourth of July is a special day.  The story of the birth of our nation is nothing short of miraculous.  The story is also a template for those that are up for great things. Step 1.  Use your brain to stake out a position.  The Founding Fathers did not just wake up...
The #1 Reason Coaching Conversations Fail

The #1 Reason Coaching Conversations Fail

There are many great ways to construct coaching conversations.  There is one sure way for all of them to fail. “Fail” means not providing impetus for meaningful momentum or change. No (perceived) gap, no goal. The number one reason coaching conversations fail is the...
Taking the High Road

Taking the High Road

Daily (sometimes even hourly) we are given the opportunity to choose a high road or a low road. The high road (not to be confused with the easy road) is selected based on values and purpose.  The rewards of the high road include the feelings of fulfillment (not always...