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Watch Your Words

  Kilgrave is one of the best villains on TV.  As the main bad guy in the first season of Jessica Jones, he’s a formidable foe because he has the power to control people with his words.  If he says, “Jump out the window” another character will leap through a 20-story window to his death. 

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Coaching Perceivers and Judgers (1)

  This is the fourth and final post related to using the Jungian personality framework in your coaching.  The framework has been popularized by assessments such as the Myers-Briggs Type Instrument (MBTI).  Jung posited that human personality can be understood as the interplay of three specific preferences: Introvert/Extrovert describes where a person projects his or

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Coaching Thinkers and Feelers

  I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that every coaching conversation I’ve ever conducted has included the client making at least one decision.  Typically, the client makes far more than one decision per coaching session because a productive conversation is full of decisions: what to talk about, where to focus,

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Do You Need a Certification or a Credential

  We’re often asked, “Do I need a certification or a credential? What’s the difference anyway?” These are important questions. The answer to these questions affects two key categories: one, your confidence and two, your credibility. Definitions A certification is awarded to show you have completed an educational program to gain knowledge in a specific

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How Many Balls Can you Juggle

  I can juggle three balls. Not well, but I can keep the pattern going for a few minutes. With practice, I can add a few tricks, like throwing one ball behind my back or under a knee. But I cannot juggle more than three balls. To juggle four balls requires independent control of both

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Most Coaching is About Being Human

  All my clients have one thing in common: they are human. They aren’t necessarily in need of new ideas, better time management, or even a well-designed plan, as much as they need presence, partnership, and purpose. Before I go into how to coach around these three areas, let me provide a brief overview of

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