Why Get a Coach?

“I’ve always battled with my career. I felt like I had no purpose and I never liked what I was doing. My jobs always ended in me either being let go from downsizing or I would get fired. My coach taught me that it’s not “what I do” for a living that matters it’s ¨how I am¨ about what I am doing that does. My coach is teaching me how to break my old habits and how important it is to challenge my doubts and fears. I realize that I truly create my world by what I think. I now have practices in place that stop me from going down a path of negativity and self-doubt. As I keep up the practices she taught me, they get better and better and so does my life.”
 — Beth Armstrong, events manager

So…why get a coach?

You –

  • Develop leadership skills and practices – for work and life!
  • You enhance your career and end up in the right place…
  • Get ongoing, impartial feedback that assures your growth!


Curious What Your Super Powers Are…?

If you read some of my latest posts, you know I’m on my Super Power train! I asked a few people of sound judgement who’ve known me for a while, what my Super Powers are? The reason was, and you know this from StrengthsFinder 2.0,  that we get way more mileage out of leveraging our strengths than improving our weaknesses! I got some great responses; some’re simple validations and some ...
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Fathers & Daughters – Are You Minding the Relationship?

Dad's visiting. This is us then. Us now are older but the same in our hearts. We've seen Mexico, India, Italy, Spain, Jordan, the world together.#fathersanddaughters #strengthenthebond#nevergiveup #itsyourtemplateformen ...
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Speak Out – Listen Up!

Speaking on immigration@nordiskamuseet. You will never regret having used your voice, spoken up or fighting for what's right. Let not your life be defined by when you stood back, went into your head and worried about how you were seen! #nordiskamuseet #speakoutlistenup #migtalks #notenoughleaders ...
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Get up – stand up!

Never lose an opportunity to speak up! #speaking on #immigration and being an #immigrant #speakoutlistenup#migtalks #nordiskamuseet #migrationsverket #useyourvoice #standup ...
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Who Actually Needs a Coach…?

The answer is - nobody. And everybody. In the words of a client: "I've always battled with my career. I felt like I had no purpose and I never liked what I was doing. My jobs always ended in me either being let go from downsizing or I would get fired. My coach taught me that it's not "what I do" for a living that matters it's ¨how I am¨ ...
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NATIONAL KIDS AND PETS DAY If your kid is anything like mine, s/he wants a pet. Lucky for me, my neighbor have the adorable chihuaua Maximus that we can all borrow when the need gets too great. I've taught my kids to sit and commune with the dog, and other pets they encounter. I marvel at the patience they have deveoped by sitting and waiting for the animal to come ...
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What Does it Take to Get back in the Swing of Things?

First day back after Easter, I'm thinking over just HANDLING stuff, it takes remembering the contribution that you are. Leaving life on the planet better than you found it. Discuss below what YOUR contribution is. Your special gift. If you are not sure, I will guide you through a few simple steps to find out... Warmly, Coach Jo ...
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I Love. To. Move.

Hi, it’s me, Coach Jo! It’s Friday morning, and I was just hit with my partner-client-friend Erika Shannon’s vid from the fab co she works with, Soul Cycle…! While I was watching the video, I realized I have always moved. I’ve been on the move in various forms – moving, traveling, exercising, dancing, boxing, biking, yoga’ing - a lot - but there was this simple realization that I Love. To ...
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Did You Do Your Sun Salutes Today…?

Or your workout of choice? I did my prostrations. I have done 1000 of my prescribed 111 111. It will take me 100 years. But that’s OK - because it’s all about the PRACTICE, not the goal. In 1994, I went on a wild adventure in the Himalayas. I will tell more stories later on, but today, I just want to share this one about said practice. Right outside of Lhasa, I ...
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Sports, Passion & Presence

Lotsa’ sports today-my theory-we love sports because players are present and INTO it! What if we LIVED that way? I think that's what we're all hankering for... Love, Coach Jo ...
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