When Does The First Step Actually Begin?

So much has been written about, talked about, and thought about making the first step towards what you want to see be different. The question I want to explore is: When does the first step actually begin? In my work with hundreds of hundreds of coaching clients in 17...

What’s Your Excuse?

As a professional business, leadership, career, and mentor coach, I’ve heard almost every excuse. As I’ve said before, my role as coach is not to motivate or convince a client to do something. If you don’t want to do it in the first place, motivation...

ICF Code of Ethics – A Higher Standard

Every year about this time, I receive an email from the International Coach Federation to renew my annual membership. As part of the renewal process, I’m asked to review the ICF Code of Ethics. The coaching profession is currently not regulated. However, members...
Nobody Knows But You

Nobody Knows But You

I grew up in the bowels of Yonkers, NY. In the hood. In the heart of downtown called Getty Square. Yonkers is known as The Central City, The City of Gracious Living, The Sixth Borough, The Terrace City, and/or The City of Seven Hills (The last is most apropos to...

Matthew McConaughey’s Three Things

In 2013, Matthew McConaughey portrayed the role of Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. The movie tells the true story of a rodeo rider who contracts AIDS in the mid 1980s and struggles to get treatment and drugs for a stigmaitized disease. McConaughey gave a stellar...