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How to Succeed in the Business of Coaching

This is a re-post of a guest post I wrote for Co-active Transforum. You can view the original post here. There are no fast-tracks and no short cuts. If you are going to be successful as a coach, you’re going to have to work for it. The path is different for everyone and what works […]

#32 on My Bucket List: Learn to Surf

This is a re-post of a guest post I wrote for Co-active Transforum. You can view the original post here. I wrote my first bucket list when I was 25. I kept it in the back of my journal like an expanding grocery list…except instead of things like apples and light bulbs, it included things […]

Born Leader

Most six year olds spend their time going to school and playing. When I was six, I was organizing a club of first graders who loved The Jackson 5, even though I didn’t particularly like The Jackson 5. The kids in my class had a need and I was there to help guide it. I’ve […]

Grow or Die

Two new clients have started leadership journeys with me this week. These two strong and powerful humans from different parts of the globe have spoken the same words to me: I am afraid. By definition, fear is a feeling or emotion in response to a perceived danger or threat. It’s a survival instinct hardwired in […]

Friday Interview: Karen Pery, Excellent Adventurer

This is a re-post of a guest post I wrote for Excellent Adventures Training. You can view the original post here. Karen Pery believes that playful adventures transform lives. The CEO and founder of Excellent Adventures Training, Pery spends entire afternoons in the surf or on the racetrack helping people confront their fears head on […]

Summer of Authenticity: Fully Alive

This is a re-post of a guest post I wrote for Authentic Realities. You can view the original post here. I once walked a half mile or so on a beach with Karen Pery. While we caught up on our friendship through candid conversation, we marveled at a ladybug attached to my finger for the […]