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Every week, we publish a new blog post that addresses
the coaching issues that concern

  What is keeping you from making the changes you’ve known were necessary? As a coach, what is the greatest challenge you face around coaching people to make meaningful changes? I’m pretty sure the challenge has little to do with available resources or even awareness around what needs to be done to make the necessary

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  Karl hired me for coaching because he was struggling “to get everything done.” He’s a real estate professional who’s married, has young children, and is active in church and the local community. His list of “everything” is probably longer than the average person’s, but he’s not unreasonable with his to-do list expectations. We uncovered

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  Eugene Peterson described the partnership of believers like this: “moving rhythmically and easily with each other, efficient and graceful in response to God’s son, fully mature adults, fully developed within and without, fully alive like Christ” (Ephesians 4:12-13). I have had glimpses of that experience. Chuck had been my unlikely partner in a small

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  Three phrases came to my mind to begin 2020. 1. Do the work 2. Be present 3. Don’t be the hero Over the last few months, I wrote blog posts on the first two. Here is my final installment. Don’t Be the Hero The sweat on my body turned cold while I stood at

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  The International Coach Federation recently announced a change to their list of core competencies. The list and descriptions for each competency help coaches know what’s expected of a coach. The new list has eight competencies while the previous list had eleven. The only somewhat surprising change? The new list drops “Powerful Questioning”. Hmmm. Brian

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  In August of 2019, I decided I wanted to be a life coach when I grew up. Since I was pushing 53, I thought it best to expedite the process. My wife and I had recently sold Rock-N-Water, a Christian adventure camp we co-founded 29 years earlier. We loved our jobs there and both

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