What is the #1 challenge of founders/leaders I work with? Help superstars break through. High performing superstars plateau too. They stall at the edges of their will and abilities too. They need help too. How do we make the best of the best better? 1. Superstars grind different Superstars learn, practice, and persevere differently. You… Continue reading Coaching Superstars
2% of your monthly income = ACCESS To GREAT Coaching: Because excellent coaching should not cost an arm and a leg. Because everyone should be able to afford investing 2% of their income into great coaching. Because I want to have skin in your game, that when I do my job well, help you improve… Continue reading How Much Do I Charge?
“I will push you over the edge and watch you fall. I will be there until you no longer fall. Then I will push you over the next edge.” This should be in the “contract” between the boss and the staff. You can call the edge whatever you want:Comfort zoneThresholdMarginLimit As long as the contract… Continue reading Push You Over The Edge
Here is the problem with our paths to leadership. We were thrown into it. Yesterday you were the most creative marketing specialist. Today you need to herd marketing specialists; Yesterday you were the star programmer. Today you are a PM. When I became a manager I didn’t exactly know what good looked like. I did… Continue reading Thrown Into Leading
Today is Boxing Day and I still need to post something. This is what I have signed myself up for- post everyday … Alright, let’s go. It has been 1.5 years since I started selling myself. I said I coach leadership. I thought that was clear enough. Yet, people are still confused, “what exactly do… Continue reading Why Hire Me?
I am learning coaching through apprenticeship, not certification. I had to work at understanding it. This is what I have learned, so far:Coaching is: Recognising your patterns and defaults:– emotional patterns – how you feel– mental patterns – how you think– reactive patterns – How you act Finding the language to:– Describe your emotions– Articulate… Continue reading Coaching With No Certification
The thing I love the most in my coaching work is to figure out ways to turn theories into practices and make them work for real people: * How can leadership feel less like Hallmark cards and more like LEGO instructions booklets?* How can we make “start with why” less vague and more concrete?* Can… Continue reading Why I Love My Coaching Work
“Yea, video-tape your ass all you want. You think Kobe Bryant got great by only by watching VHS?” 6 months ago I decided to end my 20-year corporate career and started my own leadership coaching gig. There was one person that I blame this whole mid-life crisis on: One of my bosses at Nike. This… Continue reading The Coach That Made Me Quit My Career