Coaching Is Not Paint By Numbers

Coaching Is Not Paint By Numbers

Prospective clients typically ask for a consultation before they hire me. The consultation is as much for the prospects benefit as it is for me, their prospective coach. It’s a time to get to know one another. During the 20 minute consultation, (this is a...
Post 2016 Presidential Election Thoughts

Post 2016 Presidential Election Thoughts

Although I consider myself apolitical, I luxuriate in watching the arc of the United States presidential race which began November 2014 with candidates throwing their hats into the ring,  culminating  with the surprise election day results on November 8th, 2016....
Great Coaches Are Great Salespeople

Great Coaches Are Great Salespeople

Growing up in the hood, in the bowels of Yonkers, NY, for as long as I can remember, I despised salespeople. I’ll never forget the time when I was 11 or 12 years of age, making the hunt in the urban concrete jungle, looking to buy my first big expensive toy: a...
ICF Mentor Coaching Requirements

ICF Mentor Coaching Requirements

As part of my coaching practice, I mentor coach a good chunk of coaches who are seeking to acquire the Associated Certified Coach ACC or Professional Certified Coach PCC certification. At times certain mentees equate mentor coaching to include honing their coaching...
Emotions Drive Your Vote

Emotions Drive Your Vote

Do You Know the WHY Behind Your Vote? by Dr. Ron Bonnstetter Senior VP of Research & Development at TTI Success Insights Brain Science Offers Answers to Your Presidential Choice An election year is always a polarizing time for the country. A nation is divided not...
Heh Coach, It’s Not About You!

Heh Coach, It’s Not About You!

Coaches, get over yourselves! It’s not about you. It’s about the client. It’s not about you and how well you perform. It’s all about the quality of the client and their willingness to change and do what’s required to conquer their...
We Will See

We Will See

Growing up in the inner city, the hood as it’s called today, I would analyze things eight ways to Sunday. I guess you’d call it survival instinct. Everyone, so it seems, was looking for an angle. Looking for an edge. Looking to get out of the projects and...
How Do I Start My Dream?

How Do I Start My Dream?

Several months ago I embarked on a new chapter. I moved to SE Asia; specifically the Philippines. Over the last five months I’ve enjoyed many experiences that have made me smile, afraid, doubt, sad, give, takeaway, rethink, trust, untrust, and grateful to name a...