How Uncomfortable Are We Willing to Be?

The Coach is In… How Uncomfortable Are We Willing to Be? “Awareness is not a giver of solace – it is just the opposite. It is a disturber, and an awakener. Able leaders are usually sharply awake and reasonably disturbed. They are not seekers of solace.”  –...

The New Year…What Does It Hold?

The New Year…what does it hold? Wishing you a new year rich with the blessings of love, joy, warmth, and laughter. Wishing you a year that is filled with all the fragrance of roses, illuminated with all the lights of the world and be blessed with all the smiles on the...

Resilience

The Coach is In… Resilience “Resilience is “the core strength you use to lift the load of life.” — Amit Sood, MD “Adversity has the remarkable ability of introducing the real you to yourself.”  – M.B. Dallocchio, The Desert Warrior Let me begin by offering a...

Construct – Deconstruct – Reconstruct

“Hold on to what you believe. Even if it’s a tree that stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do, even if it’s a long way from here.”  –Crowfoot From time to time I reflect on my ‘evolution.’ The evolution of my SELF as a human being, the evolution of myself...

The Attitude of Gratitude

The Coach is In… The Attitude of Gratitude I’m having trouble finding anyone that is experiencing this year as the best year ever! Yet, without any intervention from us we are now 314 days into the year (as of this writing), or 51 days to another year. I guess this...

How Important is Character?

How Important is Character? “The best index to a person’s character is how he treats people who can’t do him any good, and how he treats people who can’t fight back.” – Abigail Van Buren (Author of the Best of Dear Abby) I have known for some...

Generating Great Ideas – One Final Thought

The Coach is In… “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” – Eleanor Roosevelt...

Generating Great Ideas

“If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” – Albert Einstein I was talking with Richard the other day when he shared a story from one of his mentors from years ago. From time to time Richard would take a thought or idea to...

Thanks for Noticing Me

The Coach is In… ““If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves”  – Thomas Edison Thanks for Noticing Me If you have spent any time with A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh you are familiar with the main characters that occupy...

Faster…Faster…Faster…or Not

The Coach is In… “The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.”  – Mark Twain Faster…Faster…Faster…or Not As I recall, it was the late 80’s and I was teaching a high school Sunday school class. We were...