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Letting Go of Perfectionism

By: Donna Jurney

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”— Anna Quindlen

I have spent most of my life struggling with perfectionism and buying into the belief that if things looked good on the

April 05th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach In Training: Endings and Beginnings

By: Kim Green

The end has come. Foundations is over, but it’s just the beginning.  It is so true that Coaching is transformative. Just the word seems to evoke and provoke positive changes. It seems just being in the conversation of transformation on a weekly basis can make things happen.

March 23rd, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach In Training: Living in Purpose

By: Kim Green

Asking powerful questions is a necessary skill that is crucial to our success as coaches so that our clients can have the life that they want. Although, I am familiar with the concept of powerful questions, I never expected a powerful question to do what it has done to me or

March 01st, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Integrity

By: Kim Green

The end is near but not near enough. Although we were told February 14th would be the end date, it seems the meaty discussions, over the length of the course, were so necessary that our teacher generously let the discussions continue, taking us a couple of classes off of our

February 20th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Intuition: “Blink” + Speak=Results

By: Marilyn O'Hearne, MSW, MCC

Why use intuition? In our hectic world of information bombardment, the ability to make quick decisions leading to desired results is crucial. The ability to size up a situation and recognize the best course of action used in rapid decision-making is one way

February 14th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Life Purpose

By: Kim Green

It has been a purposeful week.

In the discussion of Purpose, Lynn gave us these pointers: Knowing your purpose grows you. Your purpose is the statement of who you are to yourself and others.

As she continued to talk about purpose, she asked the simple question that I

February 10th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Being Direct Without Crossing the Line

By: Marilyn O'Hearne, MSW, MCC

Do you find yourself on the thin line of wanting to be direct without crossing the line into being too directive where you lose clients, customers, direct reports (and fail your coaching exam)? My desire to see you getting the best results and being more

February 07th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Mindset

By: Kim Green

Mindset is the word that I have been meaning to use!  The week’s valuable discussion on Mindset made me understand what is happening with my client. You know the one, the client I can’t stop writing about. The truth is I have been able to wrangle three clients, so far and

February 02nd, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Values in Coaching

By: Kim Green

“Stay with her!” Lynn urged as I shared about one of my two clients.  The one who congratulated me for being such a good listener after our first session. The third session proved much harder.  My coaching presence came into being and I was compelled to challenge some of her

January 27th, 2017 by Amy Jones
Coach in Training: Coaching & Presence

By: Kim Green

I feel like I’m on the other side. I have had my first coaching experience. It wasn’t one of my classmates; it was a real live person, with whom I have “contracted” for 10 weeks of coaching. Now, all of those weeks of being in class, philosophizing and worrying about what

January 18th, 2017 by Amy Jones