Can coaching “fix” an underperformer?

Can coaching “fix” an underperformer?

Over the years a number of company presidents or senior leaders have implored us, literally or figuratively to, “Fix this person, please!” through our coaching methodology. In some instances the underperformer has a skill deficit of some sort, but far more...
Bringing your Adult to the table

Bringing your Adult to the table

So far this week we’ve talked about the ups and downs of your Parent and Child – your taught and felt versions of life. Today is all about the arbiter, the moderator – your Adult ego state. In a business setting the Adult is in charge, asking...
Have you been here before?

Have you been here before?

Are you experiencing deja vu?  It seems as though you’re Google Images: newinki.com eating the same thing, sitting in the same room, or hearing your companion talk about a subject that you’ve heard before – in exactly the same words.  (You...
Embracing the clean slate

Embracing the clean slate

School starts for tots, kids, teens and teachers.  There’s a move to Google Images:pleasureinlearning.com a new class, new friendships, maybe even a new school.  And everybody has the opportunity to begin with a clean slate.  It’s a little...
Get unstuck and rewrite your story

Get unstuck and rewrite your story

The two people described in this blog post are stuck.  Google Images: compeap.com These two illustrations are designed to show you a process for getting unstuck and rewriting your story about your future. Annette just got dumped – again.  She and her most...