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...
Put More Air In Your Coaching Conversations

Put More Air In Your Coaching Conversations

Part of my services as Mentor Coach is to listen to coach mentees recorded coaching conversations. The International Coach Federation ICF calls this Mentoring Supervision. One piece of the puzzle  in creating an attractive business or life coaching practice is to...
Followers Determine the Quality of Your Leadership

Followers Determine the Quality of Your Leadership

As you look back over your life, who are the leaders you admire the most? What were the golden thread attributes that deemed these people to be extraordinary leaders? As Steve Keating (CME, CSE) Selling Skills Manager for Toro Company, points out in this weeks guest...
How Do I Find A Job That Makes Me Happy?

How Do I Find A Job That Makes Me Happy?

Statistics by Gallup consistently shows that roughly 70% (improvement from past years) of the work force are disengaged from their jobs. They hate their gig, boss, company, career, and/or industry. An overwhelming majority of workers are secretly saying they...
What Do Pokémon Go and Job Hunting Have In Common?

What Do Pokémon Go and Job Hunting Have In Common?

The game world is abuzz about Pokémon Go, the new online game that was recently released in July 2016. Developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices, the app has been downloaded by 75M people. Cra-cra! In September 2015, Niantic announced it was developing and...