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  Perhaps the most difficult coaching conversation a coach can ever have is the one that lacks focus.  Focus-less conversations go in circles, they skip across the surface of issues, and they bounce around without ever creating any helpful awareness. In other words, they are a waste of time.  They can also be frustrating –

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  I recently started working with a large employer in my area to help them develop leaders throughout the organization.  They do not have a culture of strong commitment, accountability, or results.  Instead, their culture is one that over-does-it when it comes to personal autonomy: nobody can tell anyone else what to do. A major

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  The esteemed 20th-century Baptist preacher John Claypool once preached a sermon titled “God is an Amateur.” He used the word “amateur” in the original sense of the word: not as a novice or inexperienced person, but one who does something for the love of it. God’s only motivation is love. My vision – indeed

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  I live in Northern California which means I live in the shadow of the corporation called Apple. Apple leads all public companies with a $2.08 trillion market cap. In 2018 it was valued at $1 trillion. That’s some amazing growth. It is easy to think they can never be stopped and they have always

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  For a number of years, I was a coach for churches that were plateaued or dying and expressed a desire for change. The external motivation was a denominational entity that was working hard to keep their churches alive with a hope they would live with a greater sense of mission. The internal motivation of

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  Timothy Gallwey was a tennis coach, who through a strange set of circumstances, found himself coaching a large corporation in desperate need of change. He met with the top leadership, and they all enthusiastically agreed he was the man to facilitate the change. They just had to figure out how to get started. An

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