The coach as the embodiment of change

The coach as the embodiment of change

We will often move in and out of different roles when we coach, depending on the specific needs of the client. What I want to explore today is the role of the coach in embodying the very change that the coachee is seeking, so that it may be experienced directly by...
Fear: The root of discontent

Fear: The root of discontent

What is it that causes us to resist change? What is it that cautions us against pursuing our dreams? What is it that stops us from living to the fullest? The answer to these questions is almost inevitably, fear. Fear has evolutionary roots and is certainly helpful...
Are you putting too much pressure on yourself?

Are you putting too much pressure on yourself?

We can sometimes feel like we are not successful enough in our lives or not measuring-up somehow. You are not alone if you feel this way. It is because we are caught-up in a cultural web of conditioning that promotes status, money and power as the defining features of...
Embracing silence in coaching

Embracing silence in coaching

Embracing Silence: Silence in ordinary everyday conversations can sometimes make us uncomfortable. We have all experienced those awkward moments when we have been desperate for something or someone to fill the silence. In coaching however, embracing silence is...