Coaching Blog

23rd September 2020

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 »

10th March 2020

Should A Coach Ever Say This?

Have you heard the news?  My new book Coach to Coach officially released yesterday! As you can probably imagine, just like having a new child, I have been dreaming of where this book will go and the people the book will someday meet.  As a result of my new “offspring,” I have also been talking… Read more »

3rd March 2020

5 Ways A Coach Can Get Rid Of Excuses

What has happened has finally become a dream come true. And the best dreams don’t come from your brain, they come from your heart. For the last few weeks, I have been sharing with you about my new book Coach to Coach.  Even though I was sharing the news, even I had not seen an… Read more »

25th February 2020

Are You Committing This Coaching Crime?

Rooney Rule: You are a product of your priorities.  And so are the products that you produce!   Now that my new book Coach to Coach is coming out in a few days, a lot of people are asking for my advice how they can take on a major project like writing a book.  When… Read more »

18th February 2020

A Coach’s Hidden Place To Create Your Best Work

Successful people find the best place to pay things forward while the unsuccessful wait aimlessly in hopes of a payback. If you haven’t figured it out from all my latest emails, I am obsessed with books.  Over the years, as my love for books grew, I didn’t just become interested in reading them, I became… Read more »

Martin Rooney

11th February 2020

5 Best Gifts A Coach Can Give

Now that you know I have a new book releasing in 3 weeks, you may wonder if it was “hard or painful” for me to write. If you can believe it, writing my new book Coach to Coach wasn’t painful; it was actually a pleasure. After all the writing I have done over the years,… Read more »