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  I read Eugene Peterson the way I drink bourbon – slowly and not that often.  His writing is not dense, but it is deep.  I don’t find myself highlighting something on every page, or even every other page.  But the things I do highlight are meaningful.  And in pretty much every one of his

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  In my ebook The Language of Coaching, I compare learning to coach with learning a new language. It’s not that we learn new vocabulary, syntax, grammar and alphabet, but we do learn a new way to speak the language we already know. For new coaches, one of the most challenging aspects of learning this

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  My mother was born in 1933, and her generation has a different mindset about doctors. It goes something like this: “If the doctor can’t guess what’s wrong with me, I’m not going to tell her.” I took her to the doctor because she wasn’t sleeping as well as she wanted. The doctor came into

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  “Ideas are wonderful, but sometimes, in fact quite often, practice is also needed to begin experiencing new ways of being and behaving and to build these liberating ideas deeply into us as we live their meaning in our day-to-day lives.“ Dr. Daniel Siegel, Aware – The Science and Practice of Presence When a professional

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  As a coach, I work with leaders and teams of leaders.  It might come as a surprise to know that many of my clients get tripped up by negative emotions.  That’s right; leaders and owners of successful businesses get distracted, deflated, and detoured by their own emotions.  Case in point: Arlen owns a small

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  Tell me if this voice sounds familiar: “You’re out of your depth.” “You’re going to look like a fool.” “They aren’t going to like you if you do that.” This voice in your head is your inner critic. Everybody has one. The inner critic tends to exaggerate, but there is enough truth (and maybe

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