Category Archives: achievement

Bucket List or Dream Inventory?

There is a big qualitative difference between a “bucket list” and the Dream Inventory that I ask my clients to produce. A bucket list typically focuses on things you want to do and places you want to go before you … Continue reading

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How to Fix Your Resolve for 2012

I’ve found that people don’t achieve their goals (and resolutions) because they don’t know how to make them in the first place. Try this proven method: Make your Goal WAY SMART: Written, Aligned, Yours, Specific, Measurable, Actionable, Realistically High, and … Continue reading

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Facing Your Giants

Sometimes we need a little help to do our best, to get better when we’re already so good, to reach The Intersection of Purpose & Now. Most people recognize the powerful difference a good coach can make in athletics, as … Continue reading

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The Definition of Success

Almost everyone I know, or can think of, wants the same thing: Success. How about you? Could anyone not want to be successful? Well, there’s been a lot written on the subject over the years, including some useful quotes: Woody … Continue reading

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Developing the Motivation & Initiative to Achieve Anything You Want

I recently responded to a question on LinkedIn from another executive coach seeking assistance in “facilitating and coaching a group of directors about how to improve and develop self motivation and initiative attitude”. This week marks the beginning of 2010, … Continue reading

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The Definition of Success

Here is my slight adaption of a contribution from my colleagues at Resource Associates Corporation (RAC) that builds on the Definition of Success I live by and share with my clients:Almost everyone I know, or can think of, wants the … Continue reading

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Can you "teach an old dog new tricks"?

I get this a lot: Can you really teach an old dog (“like me”) new tricks? It seems everyone, at times, doubts his or her ability to learn, to develop, to change anything about oneself regardless of the desire to … Continue reading

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Creating the Significant & Productive Career

What can you do to ensure the next part of your career will be significant and productive? So many times, I have found that simply writing about what I am thinking, dreaming of, or stuck on gives me clarity of … Continue reading

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What Should I Expect from you as my Coach? Part Three

So far, I have listed 10 things to expect from me as your coach. Here I conclude my list of basic expectations. I share these with every new or returning client, although I work with each of my clients to … Continue reading

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What should I expect from you as a coach? Part Two

Last time, I listed five things to expect from me as your coach and here I list five more. You will learn a process for crystallizing, planning and achieving personal and business goals, inspiring you to act from a stronger … Continue reading

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