Blog – Concepts That Create Distinctions
At the beginning of the session, my client told me she had a tough decision to make. Her decision would decide the course of her life going forward. She had begun to head down a certain road, knowing that the journey might be difficult, and now she was experiencing the difficulty. I was fixated
Jonah is the story of a caterpillar who God wraps in a transforming cocoon. The caterpillar wriggles uncomfortably through the whole process and complains constantly. Then, the cocoon tears open and out wriggles an irritated caterpillar, who never had any desire at all to be a butterfly. Why didn’t Jonah transform? What does it
The snow was piled as high as the house. The electric lines had frozen and snapped. And the road grader which was sent to plow a path for us had gotten stuck and would remain stuck for about a month. It was an unnatural beacon of despair parked right across the road from our
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
The Christian world is gaga for Enneagram. I’m a bit of a skeptic, but of course as a Five, I would be. (The Enneagram labels nine personality types by number. I’m a Five, the investigator.) Christian coaches might want to have some familiarity since many of your clients may refer to numbers as information.
Okay, so the title of this blogpost is kind of tongue-in-cheek. Coaches don’t tell their clients what they need. If you’re doing much of that you’re probably not a very good coach. That said, coaches do offer clients tools to help them achieve the life they want and the goals they desire. Two of the
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