Coaching Blog

23rd September 2020

Why Coaches Should Eat Like Pigs

If you have followed me lately, you may know that I have become a proud parent of a piglet. She is an American Mini Pig named Miss Zuri after the U.S. state in which she was born. When we first got her and I started sharing her training videos, the most common question I received… Read more »

How To Be A Coach In “Hog Heaven”

Hog Heaven: an extremely satisfying state or situation. If you know about me, I am allergic to dogs. Unfortunately, I passed on that allergy to one of my daughters. As a result, I have never been able to have a puppy, or really know all the amazing bonding and experiences that come with owning a… Read more »

Like It Or Not, You Are A Coach!

Whether you are a trainer, therapist, teacher, parent, athlete, co-worker or boss, you are also a COACH. I believe everyone is a Coach.  Whether you are a parent teaching your child to ride a bike or swing a bat or giving a co-worker confidence before a big presentation, we are all coaches for someone.  To… Read more »

Public Speaking Secrets For Coaches

Over the last 20 years, I have delivered hundreds of speeches in over 30 countries around the world. I have had the opportunity to talk to groups of people as small as two and as big as five-thousand. I don’t write that to impress you, but to impress upon you whether it was a Fortune… Read more »

5 Ways A Coach Needs To Think

Sorry I have been away for a couple weeks.  I have been walking the same strange path as you have and through that storm, I have a great gift to share with you that can help. As you might imagine, I have been busy spending a lot of my time supporting my network and family. … Read more »

How A Coach Can Handle Fear

I know you may be experiencing fear right now. I wrote this for you to help. Because today’s theme has to do with change, I wanted to begin with something different. The following poem began as my usual 1000 word piece and then I challenged myself to reduce to its pure essence. I had fun “pruning”… Read more »

Did You Take This Coaching Test?

For years I have said, “Everyone is a coach and a coach has the most important job in the world.” It’s unfortunate it took our current circumstances to validate this idea.   But the person you need to coach right not might not be who you think.   When I started my book Coach to… Read more »

Coaching At Social Distance, Not Disregard

This week, I learned two powerful lessons about how to better approach our current challenge from my 7-year-old daughter. The first started when I was going through the daily ritual of washing my hands with her and she said something that affected me. After washing her hands with our new and longer process, she touched a chair… Read more »

Coaching Motivation To Make You Stronger

In a few  months, we have all learned we are all united. The world got smaller and our families got closer. The “little things” got a little more important and we all have a big job ahead of us. I know you are constantly reminded of the challenge ahead and cannot forget the reason why… Read more »

How A Coach Should “Lean In”

I hope this finds you and your family safe and well.  I know this is an incredibly challenging time. I also know the information contained in my past emails to you has hopefully prepared you with a little extra of the mental fortitude you will need right now. I also apologize for not blogging for the last few… Read more »