How Powerless Are You?

Richie had a high-powered job in the financial industry. He’d been “between things” for three years when he came to coach with me. He was stuck in circular thinking that left him with only one choice that tortured him. He kept looking for another job in...

MAKE IT STOP! What To Do If You Have That Nagging Feeling

That nagging feeling? What nagging feeling? Oh! You mean that one?! The one where I really know I need to make a move or change something, and I just don’t?! Yeah, that one. The only way to make it stop is to do something about it. It’s funny. If you don’t take action...

One in Hand, One in the Other Hand, One Pie in the Sky

Having your choice of jobs at the start of the new year is a lucky place to be, but when none of them screams YES at you, how do you choose? This was the situation a coaching client found himself in recently – an employed manager presented with a new job opportunity....

When Doing What You Love Won’t Pay the Bills

“I know what I want to do, but it won’t pay the bills!” My answer to that is “It may not pay them all right away, but don’t let that be a reason to stay stuck.” One of the biggest obstacles to people making a change (when they DO know what they...

When Doing What’s Right Makes Everything Go Wrong

A whistleblower losing their job and being black balled in their field. A politically active executive seeing no choice other than to resign after being harassed for their beliefs. A kid in school getting in trouble for trying to help the victim of a bully. One of the...